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PRESS RELEASE: The fourth and final commemorative paving slab dedicated to the Plymouth and Devonport-born soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their acts of bravery during the First World War has been unveiled on the Hoe.
The slab is in honour of Brigadier Sir Arnold Horace Santo Waters VC, CBE, DSO, MC (23 September 1886 – 22 January 1981).
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer There are lots of bits and bobs to wrap up in this month’s #BuildUpdate post. One of the biggest pieces of news is that the contract for the fit out of our gallery spaces has been awarded to The Hub. This is a really exciting development for us! […]
by Lottie Clark, Art Curator We recently had Art UK at our offsite store to photograph, measure, weigh and research our sculpture collection. This work is part of a national project to document and record the sculpture held in public collections across the UK. The information will be able to view online from 2020. Read […]
by Lottie Clark, Art Curator and Emma Philip, Fine Art Curator We’re marking the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy (RA) this autumn, otherwise known as RA250. Today’s post by two of the Curators from our Art Department explores it founding principles and one of its most significant founding members. When the […]
by Stacey Turner, Events and Audience Development Coordinator In 1916, over 95,000 farm labourers from remote Northern China volunteered to leave their homes. They packed their belongings, said goodbye to their families and began a three-month journey to the Western Front. Many of them would never return. These men were the Chinese Labour Corps; a […]
BLOG POST - 4 October 2018: Get an overview of our vision for the restoration of the Elizabethan House.
PRESS RELEASE - 3 October 2018: The Box, Plymouth has acquired three major contemporary works of art for its permanent collections through the Contemporary Art Society’s prestigious Collections Fund Prize.
PRESS RELEASE - 2 October 2018: The UK’s largest touring exhibition of contemporary British Art will be heading to Plymouth again in 2021, following the official announcement by London’s Hayward Gallery that the city has been selected as one of the four host locations for British Art Show 9 (BAS 9).
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We reached another major milestone for The Box this month when we held a ‘Topping Out’ ceremony to mark the structural completion of the building. Here’s the most recent time lapse footage from our web cam which captures the progress being made on site before the event took […]