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PRESS RELEASE - 17 December 2018: A new blue plaque honouring a pioneering female medic has been unveiled on the University of Plymouth’s campus. Dr Rosa Bale's plaque can be found on the north side of the Portland Square building.
PRESS RELEASE - 13 December 2018: Almost 100 years to the day since women voted in a General Election for the first time (December 14, 1918), a new blue plaque highlighting the location of two venues linked to the women’s suffrage movement of the early 1900s has been unveiled outside Plymouth College of Art.
BLOG POST - 27 November 2018: Meet the Imagination Museum Team - the performers and dance engagement practitioners who will support the project in Plymouth.
Learn how we supported artist Stuart Crewes who created a series of etched glass panels for Smeaton's Tower for the 2018 Plymouth Art Weekender.
This year marks 250 years since Captain James Cook set sail from Plymouth on an expedition during which he and his crew charted Tahiti, New Zealand and the eastern coast of Australia. He enlisted artists who made sketches, and then prints, of the plants, animals and people that lived there. We are supporting artist Helen […]
PRESS RELEASE: We have loaned one of Nancy Astor’s most famous outfits to the UK Parliament for its 'Voice and Vote: Women’s Place in Parliament' exhibition - on display until 6 October 2018.
This year marks 250 years since Captain James Cook set sail from Plymouth aboard HMS Endeavour. Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives holds first editions of the memoirs of Cook’s Voyages in our Designated collection, the Cottonian Collection. Artist Helen Snell has recently secured Arts Council England funding for a Cook 250-inspired project called ‘Neogeographies’ in partnership […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer 2017 is nearly over and what a year it’s been! We still got plenty of things to do when staff return from the welcome few days off they’re taking – but hopefully you’ll forgive me if I spend a few minutes reflecting on how far we’ve come during […]
PRESS RELEASE: A group of women who regularly get together to practice their knitting and crochet are continuing their generous ways by producing teddies for a really unique charity.
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 […]