Tagged with exhibition
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer It’s been another busy few weeks for our Collections staff so I thought I’d round up a handful of the things they’ve been working on in this post. Plymouth – From Destruction to Construction We recently opened an exhibition at the Council House called ‘Plymouth – From Destruction […]
PRESS RELEASE: An exhibition featuring some of the earliest and quirkiest works by much-loved artist Beryl Cook (1926-2008) will go on display at the Council House from 24 June.
PRESS RELEASE: Three new exhibitions developed by or supported by staff from the Plymouth History Centre are now on display. One highlights the impact of the Blitz on the city and its ambitious rebuilding plan. Two others focus on the life and achievements of sailor Sir Francis Chichester.
by Rachael Aylmore, Plymouth University Fine Art student and Peninsula Arts Exhibition Intern As part of the journey towards the History Centre, Peninsula Arts and staff from the Arts and Heritage Service are working together on a series of partnership exhibitions. During my placement at Peninsula Arts I have been fortunate enough to support the […]
PRESS RELEASE: Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery opens a new exhibition at the Council House this Saturday (25 March) which looks at all aspects of 1950s design.
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 […]
By Alison Cooper, Curator of Decorative Art As we draw closer to the opening of the ‘In the Frame’ exhibition and as the final selection of works for the show has been made, we are now looking at the conservation work required for the exhibition. Each work has undergone a brief assessment so that we […]
by Rachel Smith, Curator of Social History and World Cultures I think it’s fair to say that a blog update is long overdue. However, I am very happy to be able to share you with some of the things that we learned from our exhibition last summer. Thank you very much to anyone who visited […]
What a success our first event of Young Explainers 2013 has been! On Friday the 11th of October we hosted an event at the Museum named ‘Tea at the Cottonian’; there were special guests including the Lord Mayor of Plymouth, Vivien Pengelley, Peter Smith, the deputy leader of Plymouth City Council as well as Monika […]