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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.
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.
Museum On Tour, 7 November 2018: Engineering Plymouth – a film celebrating 500 years of engineering innovation
Find out how we've supported 'Engineering Plymouth' - a film commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineering to celebrate 500 years of engineering innovation.
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 […]