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BLOG POST - 31 July 2019: We've been doing lots of packing and moving in preparation for the fit out of the galleries at The Box. Find out more in this blog post.
BLOG POST - 24 July 2019: Find out about a research visit to the British Museum that took place this spring to help inform our 'Wampum: Stories from the Shells of Native America' project.
BLOG POST - 22 July 2019: Get an update about the unique wampum belt partnership project that The Box is leading on with the Wampanoag and a number of UK organisations.
PRESS RELEASE - 28 March 2019: The Friends of Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery (FPCMAG) have donated £2500 to The Box for its first-ever work by a Native American artist.
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.
PRESS RELEASE - 4 December 2018: The first commission for The Box’s major ‘Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy’ exhibition is its first-ever work by a Wampanoag artist. Ramona Peters, who specialises in traditional ceramics, will create a new cooking pot based on historic Wampanoag designs.
BLOG POST - 23 November 2018: Get an update about our major commemorative 'Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy' exhibition and some of the vital relationships that have been developed during the research process.
PRESS RELEASE: Staff from The Box have joined forces with second-year BA (Hons) Costume Production & Associated Crafts students from Plymouth College of Art and local theatre company Stiltskin to create a unique outfit that will inspire and engage its audiences.
BLOG POST - 10 January 2018: Find out more about the research we're undertaking for our major 'Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy' exhibition.
by Victoria Lester, City Explainer Once upon a time I was an historian, a published historian in fact who became a language assistant who then came back to the UK – back to Plymouth to become unemployed for two years! But that was once upon a time. I decided to do something I’d always wanted […]