Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives Blog
BLOG POST - 31 July 2019: We've been doing lots of packing and moving in preparation for the fit out of the galleries at The Box. Find out more in this blog post.
BLOG POST - 24 July 2019: Find out about a research visit to the British Museum that took place this spring to help inform our 'Wampum: Stories from the Shells of Native America' project.
BLOG POST - 22 July 2019: Get an update about the unique wampum belt partnership project that The Box is leading on with the Wampanoag and a number of UK organisations.
BLOG POST, 17 July 2019: Staff are labelling the shelving in The Box’s archive store. Find out more about this practical, essential process that will help us provide access to the collections once we're open in 2020.
BLOG POST, 3 July 2019: In 2015 we joined forces with the University of Plymouth to develop the MA Archival Practice – a one-year programme aimed at equipping the next generation of archivists with the skills and knowledge that will help their careers. Hear from two of the staff who’ve devised and delivered the programme.
BLOG POST - 26 June 2019: More progress has been made both outside and inside The Box this month. Read the latest blog post to find out more and see new images.
BLOG POST, 19 June 2019: Find out more about the ground breaking 'Disabled Britain on Film' collection that was launched earlier this year by the BFI and includes content from the South West Film and Television Archive.
BLOG POST, 12 June 2019: Find out more about our 'Keeper of the Light' performances at Smeaton's Tower which brought the history of the lighthouse to life through theatre.
BLOG POST, 5 June 2019: Learn about the work some of our Collections Team have recently been doing at Port Eliot to safely remove some paintings from the House before major restoration work takes place.