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Behind The Scenes, 19 April 2018: Figureheads Update #2

by Val Grant, Museum Assistant with thanks to Steve Conway, Decant Officer On a sunny day in April the figurehead of HMS Tamar emerged from the Engine House building it has shared along with the amazing figurehead collection at the Devonport Naval Heritage Centre to begin its journey to Greenwich in South London for conservation […]

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Behind The Scenes, 18 April 2018: Figureheads Update #1

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to Steve Conway, Decant Officer Today’s post is designed to give you an update on the ambitious project we’re undertaking to conserve and display 14 ship’s figureheads, which we’re taking on loan from the National Museum of the Royal Navy. These iconic carvings will be displayed […]

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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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Behind The Scenes, 4 April 2018: New images from the store and more

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to Terah Walkup, Art Curator; Lottie Clark, Curator and Jan Freedman, Natural History Curator Today’s post rounds up a range of collections-based news which I hope you’ll find interesting. You may have seen some of our recent social media posts about a project our curators are […]

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Build Update, 28 March 2018: March Site Updates

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer It’s been a varied and interesting month on site and today’s post rounds up a number of pieces of news and information. Everyone working on site has had to contend with just about every type of weather over the last few weeks – from brilliant sunshine to lots […]

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Behind The Scenes, 21 March 2018: Film and Store Roundup

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Today’s post brings you some updates from the work our archivists, curators and collections staff are doing on the film front and at our offsite store. Firstly, the winning artists for the 2018 Peninsula Arts Film Commission have been announced. Richard Broomhall (pictured right), Chris Bailey and Ieuan Jones […]

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Museum On Tour, 15 March 2018: Spring ‘On Tour’ Roundup

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’ve had a really hectic couple of weeks since I was last able to write something for the blog. As a result, I thought I’d use today’s post to roundup some of the latest developments with our ‘On Tour’ programme. Firstly, we made a big announcement about our […]

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Plymouth to stage final exhibition by ‘the last of the St Ives modernists’

PRESS RELEASE: A new exhibition featuring the work of abstract artist Trevor Bell (1930-2017) opens in the Peninsula Arts Gallery at the University of Plymouth on 16 April. The exhibition is a partnership between Peninsula Arts and The Box, Plymouth. It is curated by Joseph Clarke, director of the Anima-Mundi gallery in St Ives and will be on display until 26 May.

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