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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 […]
PRESS RELEASE: Plymouth City Council’s Arts and Heritage Service, the Real Ideas Organisation and Visual Arts Plymouth have joined forces to support two local artists’ involvement in this year’s Plymouth Art Weekender.
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 […]
by Tony Davey, Learning Development Officer (Communities) I’ve been busy with colleagues from our Programmes Team over the last few weeks planning ‘Plymouth After Dark’, a new exciting community project from the City Council’s Arts and Heritage Service. The project will spend the next four years examining, recording and documenting life in the city when […]
PRESS RELEASE: Did you once scoot up and down Royal Parade on your Vespa or shimmy on down at The Quay Club? If so, an evening dedicated to the 1960s this May could be just your thing!
PRESS RELEASE: Seven Plymouth-based community arts projects have been given the go ahead this week thanks to funding support from Vital Sparks.
The following has been written by Rachel Wright, volunteer on the ‘In the Frame’ project who has researched Portrait of Jack Clemo by Lionel Miskin. As just one of a series of portraits of Jack Clemo in a variety of mediums, this oil painting represents the marriage of two cornerstones of Cornish cultural history. Following […]