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BLOG POST, 15 May 2019: Find out about the work that one of our Collections Assistants has recently been carrying out on our fantastic Harmsworth Collection of art, bone and ship models.
BLOG POST - 6 March 2019: This latest update from our Art Department highlights what they've been working on behind the scenes at our offsite store.
BLOG POST - 12 December 2018: Throughout late 2108 we’ve been marking 250 years since the founding of the Royal Academy (RA), otherwise known as RA250 – and what better way to wrap up our coverage of this anniversary by highlighting Sir Joshua Reynolds and Sir Charles Eastlake, both of whom were Presidents of the RA?
BLOG POST - 5 December 2018: Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846) and Solomon Alexander Hart (1806-1881) were two Plymouth-born painters who had very different experiences of the Royal Academy but who both produced dramatic, large-scale works.
Learn how we supported artist Stuart Crewes who created a series of etched glass panels for Smeaton's Tower for the 2018 Plymouth Art Weekender.
by Lottie Clark, Art Curator We recently had Art UK at our offsite store to photograph, measure, weigh and research our sculpture collection. This work is part of a national project to document and record the sculpture held in public collections across the UK. The information will be able to view online from 2020. Read […]
by Lottie Clark, Art Curator and Emma Philip, Fine Art Curator We’re marking the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy (RA) this autumn, otherwise known as RA250. Today’s post by two of the Curators from our Art Department explores it founding principles and one of its most significant founding members. When the […]
PRESS RELEASE - 3 October 2018: The Box, Plymouth has acquired three major contemporary works of art for its permanent collections through the Contemporary Art Society’s prestigious Collections Fund Prize.
by Jennifer Crowther, Research Volunteer Life post graduation can be very strange. You spend years of your life studying hard, working on those ‘transferable skills’, volunteering and working all the tedious part time jobs you can imagine. All of this with the aim of landing your dream job, or something within the vicinity of that […]