Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives Blog
Learn how a new colour grading system for working with archive film collections is enabling SWFTA prepare a huge selection of films for The Box's galleries.
Learn how we supported artist Stuart Crewes who created a series of etched glass panels for Smeaton's Tower for the 2018 Plymouth Art Weekender.
Museum On Tour, 7 November 2018: Engineering Plymouth – a film celebrating 500 years of engineering innovation
Find out how we've supported 'Engineering Plymouth' - a film commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineering to celebrate 500 years of engineering innovation.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer There are lots of bits and bobs to wrap up in this month’s #BuildUpdate post. One of the biggest pieces of news is that the contract for the fit out of our gallery spaces has been awarded to The Hub. This is a really exciting development for us! […]
by Lottie Clark, Art Curator We recently had Art UK at our offsite store to photograph, measure, weigh and research our sculpture collection. This work is part of a national project to document and record the sculpture held in public collections across the UK. The information will be able to view online from 2020. Read […]
by Lottie Clark, Art Curator and Emma Philip, Fine Art Curator We’re marking the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy (RA) this autumn, otherwise known as RA250. Today’s post by two of the Curators from our Art Department explores it founding principles and one of its most significant founding members. When the […]
by Stacey Turner, Events and Audience Development Coordinator In 1916, over 95,000 farm labourers from remote Northern China volunteered to leave their homes. They packed their belongings, said goodbye to their families and began a three-month journey to the Western Front. Many of them would never return. These men were the Chinese Labour Corps; a […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’re having a hectic week here with lots of different press announcements for The Box, but elsewhere progress is also being made with the Elizabethan House. We recently put out an update about the project. Planning and listed building consent applications for the proposed phase two works have been […]