Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives Blog
BLOG POST - 11 September 2019: Discover more about the work Orbis Conservation have been doing to clean and conserve a collection of ship's badges ready for display in The Box in 2020.
BLOG POST, 4 September 2019: One of our Visitor Service Assistants came across a really interesting find when he was working on a recent project to de-frame our works on paper.
BLOG POST - 28 August 2019: See new images and find out more about some of the preparations that are taking place on site before the fit out of The Box's galleries begins.
BLOG POST - 21 August 2019: A chance enquiry from a researcher in New Zealand has led us to brilliant discovery about a painting in our collections by an artist called Edwin Harris (1806-1895).
BLOG POST, 14 August 2019: A review of the 'On Tour' programme we've been running since the Museum and Art Gallery building closed in late 2016 has revealed some staggering stats!
BLOG POST, 7 August 2019: Our Media Technician takes a detailed look at different film types and how they're digitised at the South West Film and Television Archive.
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, 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.