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Museum On Tour, 11 April 2018: From Maker to Brazil

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We have some new things to report in relation to our ‘On Tour’ programme this week! Our first piece of news is about a project we’ve been supporting since late 2016. ‘Maker Memories’ has been recording stories, collecting photographs, ephemera and objects for the last 18 months to […]

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Museum On Tour, 15 March 2018: Spring ‘On Tour’ Roundup

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’ve had a really hectic couple of weeks since I was last able to write something for the blog. As a result, I thought I’d use today’s post to roundup some of the latest developments with our ‘On Tour’ programme. Firstly, we made a big announcement about our […]

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Museum On Tour, 17 January 2018: Plymouth After Dark #2

by Tony Davey, Learning Development Officer ‘Plymouth After Dark’ is an exciting four year outreach project exploring the range of activities that take place across the city at night. We launched it last year with a 1960’s themed event that some of you may remember! Our aim is to capture peoples’ memories, collect objects to […]

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Museum On Tour, 4 October 2017: A hectic month coming up

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We have a busy month coming up as a number of the projects we’ve been working on this year really get into their stride. The ‘Poppies: WAVE’ installation on the Hoe has had amazing feedback since it went on display in the summer. Our ‘Plymouth Remembers’ programme inspired […]

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Behind the Scenes, 27 September 2017: Engaging communities with creativity

by Fiona Evans, Vital Sparks Producer It was in September four years ago when Vital Sparks was launched to help communities run their own creative projects. The scheme is a partnership between Plymouth Culture and Plymouth City Council and is funded by Arts Council England. The idea was to use art to grow confidence and vigour in neighbourhoods that were tired of […]

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Museum On Tour, 7 September 2017: We The People Are The Work

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer In 2016 Plymouth was awarded £635,000 from Arts Council England’s ‘Ambition for Excellence’ funding scheme. The money has enabled a number of organisations in the city to come together to establish ‘Horizon’ – a two-year visual arts programme which, amongst other things, will support a series of talent […]

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Museum On Tour, 7 June 2017: New exhibitions and events

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Summer was always a fun time at the Museum and Art Gallery before we closed. We would make sure we had exhibitions on display that were of interest to local residents and tourists. Our holiday workshop programme brought many families into the building and gave children lots of […]

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