Tagged with Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Behind the Scenes, 6 December 2017: Public Art in Plymouth

by Jodie Bishop, Public Art Officer It’s fair to say that life as a Public Art Officer is certainly pretty varied! Public art describes any creative work carried out by an artist in a public space. Projects can range from large permanent sculptures, performances of dance, theatre and music to temporary installations or short events […]

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Build Update, 29 November 2017: More progress and discoveries

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I’ll start today’s post by bringing you up to speed with the time lapse footage from the construction site web cam. Here’s the footage from September and October which we haven’t yet shared on the blog. We do post this footage on our YouTube channel each month too. Other […]

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Behind the Scenes, 8 November 2017: Starting the figureheads journey

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Some of you may have seen the press release that went out earlier this week about the two Royal Navy figureheads that have left Plymouth for analysis and conservation work. ‘King Billy’ and ‘Topaze’ are the first of 14 figureheads that will be coming on loan to The […]

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Behind the Scenes, 25 October 2017: Merchant’s House Decant

by Val Grant, Museum Assistant The role of Collections Assistant for Plymouth Museums Galleries and Archives was created in 2017. At present the team consists of Jackie, Claire and myself (Val). Our role is a busy one which we absolutely love involving numerous projects for the new galleries for The Box. Recently we have also […]

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Build Update, 18 October 2017: The tower crane goes up

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I’ve come across a few images this month that show the construction site from different vantage points to the ones I take photos from so I thought I’d start this post by sharing them. The first couple were taken by a colleague during a hard hat tour in […]

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Behind the Scenes, 11 October 2017: Creating a video legacy for The Box

by Lizzy Allen, Soundview Media Soundview is a Plymouth-based video production company. We love our city and have been excited to watch its regeneration and growth in recent years. So we were really pleased, when in 2015,  we were asked to create a video legacy for one of the symbols of that regeneration: The Box. Our task was […]

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