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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 - 6 March 2019: This latest update from our Art Department highlights what they've been working on behind the scenes at our offsite store.
PRESS RELEASE - 26 February 2019: Thanks to a partnership with Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, one of the most significant pieces of Anglo-American history has been conserved so it can travel to Plymouth, Devon for the first time.
BLOG POST - 6 February 2019: We recently collected some really important items that have been on loan from our collections to Buckland Abbey. The items will be displayed in our '100 Journeys' gallery when we open.
BLOG POST - 9 January 2019: Our Arts and Minds group are working on a special project inspired by the Royal Naval figureheads we’re currently restoring, and which will form a stunning display in the main entrance of The Box when it opens in 2020.
PRESS RELEASE - 13 December 2018: The final phase of design works to the historic Elizabethan House has been given the green light with the appointment of two internationally experienced companies to lead on the interpretation design and installation.
BLOG POST - 30 November 2018: See the restored windows being fitted in St Luke's Church and find out about some of the traditional craft techniques that are being used on our construction site.
BLOG POST - 21 November 2018: Learn how Orbis Conservation have been analysing, repairing, strengthening and repainting the Sybille figurehead.