Tagged with collections care
BLOG POST, 24 April 2019: Learn about the challenges and options our Media Technician encounters when he's dealing with the different frame rates in our amateur film collection.
BLOG POST - 8 March 2019: Read our special IWD 2019 blog post and discover some of the documents relating to female artists we've found while we've been sorting our files.
Learn how a new colour grading system for working with archive film collections is enabling SWFTA prepare a huge selection of films for The Box's galleries.
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 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 […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I went to our offsite store for the first time recently and was given a tour by our Registrar Nicki Thomas. I took a few snaps while she was showing me around which I thought I would share with you in this week’s post. Our works are stored […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer It’s been another busy few weeks for our Collections staff so I thought I’d round up a handful of the things they’ve been working on in this post. Plymouth – From Destruction to Construction We recently opened an exhibition at the Council House called ‘Plymouth – From Destruction […]
by Lottie Clark, Curator of Decorative Art Spring has finally sprung and we’ve now set up our permanent home at ‘MASS’, our offsite store! The last few months have seen many changes at the store. We are now housing all the art collections (including fine art, decorative art, sculpture and costume), our Designated Cottonian Collection, […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to James Gibbs at SWFTA for his great and informative Facebook posts! This week a piece of equipment arrived at the South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) that has been long-awaited – a brand new scanner. On the surface of it, this might not seem […]
by Fiona Booth, Digital Engagement Officer Since my last update in early December so much work has been undertaken with the Museum decant. We can now finally say that all the collections that needed to be out the building and moved to our offsite store have gone! Huge congratulations are in order for all the […]