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New piece of Native American art commissioned for Mayflower 400

PRESS RELEASE - 4 December 2018: The first commission for The Box’s major ‘Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy’ exhibition is its first-ever work by a Wampanoag artist. Ramona Peters, who specialises in traditional ceramics, will create a new cooking pot based on historic Wampanoag designs.

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Final Victoria Cross paving slab unveiled to honour First World War hero

PRESS RELEASE: The fourth and final commemorative paving slab dedicated to the Plymouth and Devonport-born soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their acts of bravery during the First World War has been unveiled on the Hoe.

The slab is in honour of Brigadier Sir Arnold Horace Santo Waters VC, CBE, DSO, MC (23 September 1886 – 22 January 1981).

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Top team set to fit out The Box

PRESS RELEASE - 5 October 2018: The internationally renowned company that created the Victoria and Albert Museum's blockbuster David Bowie exhibition and 'Age of the Dinosaur' at the Natural History Museum has been selected to fit out The Box.

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Plymouth confirmed as host city for British Art Show 9

PRESS RELEASE - 2 October 2018: The UK’s largest touring exhibition of contemporary British Art will be heading to Plymouth again in 2021, following the official announcement by London’s Hayward Gallery that the city has been selected as one of the four host locations for British Art Show 9 (BAS 9).

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