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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, 9 August 2017: In at the deep end!

by Stacey Turner, Events and Audience Development Coordinator Nothing quite makes you learn like jumping into the deep end. That has been my mantra since starting as the Events and Audience Development Coordinator for Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives in late April 2017. Local Studies Day, the first event in the city-wide Plymouth History Festival programme, […]

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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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Museum On Tour, 10 May 2017: Plymouth History Festival

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Hopefully many of you will be aware that the Plymouth History Festival began on Saturday (6 May). This is the fifth year in a row that it’s taken place and I have been involved with helping to co-ordinate and promote it since it began. The festival runs until […]

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A Hidden Paradise in Ford Park Cemetery

By Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History We are surrounded by mini-beasts. They are everywhere: in the soil, the trees, the grass, and even in rivers. With over a million different species worldwide, this is the most diverse group on animals of the planet. (Compare that to just over 5,400 species of mammals!) Beetles with […]

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Meet the Experts!

By Emma Philip, Curator of Fine Art Don’t forget, you can soon hear all about the Cottonian Historic Furniture Project from two experts who have played a key role. On Tuesday October 22 at 1.10pm, Dr Adam Bowett will talk about his research into the furniture, its makers and many exotic specimen woods.  Click here […]

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