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Event Category: Evening Lecture

Talk: New Perspectives on Cook’s Voyages of Discovery

May 7th 2019

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW Join artist Helen Snell as she discusses her ongoing project ‘Neogeographies’; a direct response to the extraordinary prints and images that documented Captain Cook’s three voyages during the 1700s. Helen’s project has been partly supported by The Box, which has provided access to first edition volumes of Cook’s […]

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Talk: Worth’s Folly

May 21st 2019

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW For the 2018 Plymouth Art Weekender artist Bridgette Ashton was awarded the History Commission from Visual Arts Plymouth and The Box. ‘Worth’s Folly’ commemorated the accidental discovery in 1886 of Plymouth’s Palaeolithic Cattedown Cave. The work highlighted links between the little known Cave and the Athenaeum, where the […]

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