Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives News
by Stacey Turner, Events and Audience Development Coordinator Nothing quite makes you learn like jumping into the deep end. That has been my mantra since starting as the Events and Audience Development Coordinator for Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives in late April 2017. Local Studies Day, the first event in the city-wide Plymouth History Festival programme, […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer By now hopefully those of you who follow us will know that we have launched a new name and brand for what was previously known as the Plymouth History Centre (working title). As a marketeer I can’t tell you how great it is to now be working with […]
PRESS RELEASE: The new name for Plymouth's £37 million visionary history centre exploded onto the scene with two eye catching performances that combined music, dance and street theatre.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’re mid-way through July already and there’s plenty more progress on site. Watch the web cam footage from last month for an overview of what happened in June. The mechanical demolition work that started in the middle of June continues. Here are some quick shots that show you […]
Plymouth-born Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) was an historical painter, teacher and writer who had a stormy life and career. Intensely ambitious, he was the only son of another Benjamin Robert Haydon, a prosperous printer, stationer and publisher, and his wife Mary, the daughter of the Reverend Benjamin Cobley, rector of Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge. Haydon showed […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Our Beryl: Beryl Cook at Home Our new Beryl Cook exhibition has been open for just over a week and we’re thrilled with how it looks. As I mentioned in last month’s #MuseumOnTour post, we’ve co-curated it with her family which has given us access to some of […]
PRESS RELEASE: The role of the Plymouth History Centre within the visual arts and museums sectors, both locally and nationally, has been given a massive vote of confidence with Arts Council England's (ACE) National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) funding announcement.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Largely thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund support the History Centre project is receiving, we have recently welcomed some new members of staff. The roles they’ll be carrying out are quite varied and they all bring a range of skills and experience to the team. We thought you’d […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’ve got some major pieces of news to round up in this month’s #BuildUpdate! It’s hard to believe we’re more than half way through June already. In case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the most recent time lapse video from the construction site web cam. This covers […]