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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, 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 - 3 April 2019: Find out about the work our Learning Officer is doing to develop the schools programme ready for when The Box opens in 2020.
by Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History Behind the scaffolding our curators are working feverishly on the new galleries that you’ll be able to see when The Box opens next year. For me, as natural history curator, this means working on an enormous range of specimens. From pinned insects to beautiful minerals, and age-old fossils […]
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.
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.
PRESS RELEASE: Staff from The Box have joined forces with second-year BA (Hons) Costume Production & Associated Crafts students from Plymouth College of Art and local theatre company Stiltskin to create a unique outfit that will inspire and engage its audiences.
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.