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Museum On Tour, 19 September 2018: RA250 – Great Artists, Great Teachers

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Art means different things to different people, but everyone remembers a great artist. They may be a name whose work you’ve never seen but who have a reputation for brilliance. They may be the creator of something that captures your imagination while you’re walking through a gallery or […]

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Museum On Tour, 22 August 2018: Cook 250

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer If you regularly follow our blog or attend our events you’ll know that this week, 26 August to be precise, marks 250 years since Captain James Cook set sail from Plymouth on board the Endeavour on a voyage of exploration (1768-1771). His mission was two-fold: to record the […]

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Museum On Tour, 8 August 2018: The Power of Knitting

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer It may sound a bit unlikely, but knitting is something that has a bit of a recurring theme with us. In our ‘Beryl Cook at Home’ exhibition at the Council House last year we featured a recreation of Cook’s studio complete with some of her sketch books, fan […]

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Museum On Tour, 13 June 2018: Summer’s on its way

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’ve had a busy few weeks with our ‘On Tour’ programme and the Plymouth History Festival and are now getting ready for an even busier summer. Before I preview what’s coming up, here’s our latest progress report video which summarises some of the main things that happened between […]

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Museum On Tour, 9 May 2018: Maker Memories #2

by Tony Davey, Learning Development Officer ‘Maker Memories’ is a community project that aims to capture the rich and diverse heritage of Maker Camp in South East Cornwall at a time when things for the venue are really changing. When we were getting ready to close the Museum and Art Gallery and considering which projects […]

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Museum On Tour, 2 May 2018: ‘Trans-Form’ by Trevor Bell

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer ‘Trans-Form’ by Trevor Bell opened in the Peninsula Arts Gallery recently and is on display until the end of 26 May. It’s the latest exhibition delivered through the partnership between Peninsula Arts and The Box. It was curated and conceived by Joseph Clarke from Anima-Mundi, St Ives. The […]

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Museum On Tour, 11 April 2018: From Maker to Brazil

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We have some new things to report in relation to our ‘On Tour’ programme this week! Our first piece of news is about a project we’ve been supporting since late 2016. ‘Maker Memories’ has been recording stories, collecting photographs, ephemera and objects for the last 18 months to […]

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