Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives News
by Ian Conday, Archives Assistant An archive is unique; it is a one-off. Hopefully this will be true for the move of the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office into The Box, Plymouth, in two years’ time. The geographic shift of premises, as an organisation, will be recorded by a singular change of post code […]
PRESS RELEASE: A group of women who regularly get together to practice their knitting and crochet are continuing their generous ways by producing teddies for a really unique charity.
by Jodie Bishop, Public Art Officer It’s fair to say that life as a Public Art Officer is certainly pretty varied! Public art describes any creative work carried out by an artist in a public space. Projects can range from large permanent sculptures, performances of dance, theatre and music to temporary installations or short events […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I’ll start today’s post by bringing you up to speed with the time lapse footage from the construction site web cam. Here’s the footage from September and October which we haven’t yet shared on the blog. We do post this footage on our YouTube channel each month too. Other […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I was unable to post last week due to the dreaded winter lurgy but while I was away sneezing some of my colleagues held two really well-attended consultation sessions. They were really pleased with the turnout and the feedback they received so many thanks to everyone who came […]
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery wins Favourite Museum in the 2017 Primary Times Reader Star Awards
PRESS RELEASE: Although its building is currently closed for the redevelopment of The Box, the Plymouth readers of the Primary Times have voted for Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery as their ‘Favourite Museum or Historical Attraction’ in this year’s Reader Star Awards.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Some of you may have seen the press release that went out earlier this week about the two Royal Navy figureheads that have left Plymouth for analysis and conservation work. ‘King Billy’ and ‘Topaze’ are the first of 14 figureheads that will be coming on loan to The […]
PRESS RELEASE: Two spectacular figureheads which formerly adorned the bows of naval warships are on their way towards starting a new lease of life in Plymouth’s exciting new cultural and heritage attraction, The Box.