Private View: 'Sir Joshua Reynolds: The Acquisition of Genius'
Sir Joshua Reynolds: The Acquisition of Genius was a major art exhibition designed to celebrate the life and work of a man who was born in Plympton in 1723 and went on to become one of Britain’s finest and most fashionable portrait painters.

These photographs show the opening event for the exhibition, which saw volunteers in costume, a choir, VIP guests, students, staff from the Museum and hundreds of people gather together on the 20th November 2009 to celebrate this great occassion.

If you want to know more about the exhibition, please visit our special website
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