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BLOG POST - 29 January 2020: It’s been an exciting start to 2020 for The Box with major announcements, great progress with the reload of our collections and a whole lot more.
BLOG POST, 4 September 2019: One of our Visitor Service Assistants came across a really interesting find when he was working on a recent project to de-frame our works on paper.
BLOG POST, 7 August 2019: Our Media Technician takes a detailed look at different film types and how they're digitised at the South West Film and Television Archive.
BLOG POST, 17 July 2019: Staff are labelling the shelving in The Box’s archive store. Find out more about this practical, essential process that will help us provide access to the collections once we're open in 2020.
by Val Grant, Collections Assistant with thanks to Terah Walkup, Art Curator The hard work is continuing behind the scenes as we prepare our collections for the move to The Box. Staff are condition checking the permanent collections that will go into the galleries that are being developed for The Box. Myself and our other Collections […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer I went to our offsite store for the first time recently and was given a tour by our Registrar Nicki Thomas. I took a few snaps while she was showing me around which I thought I would share with you in this week’s post. Our works are stored […]
by Lottie Clark, Curator of Decorative Art Spring has finally sprung and we’ve now set up our permanent home at ‘MASS’, our offsite store! The last few months have seen many changes at the store. We are now housing all the art collections (including fine art, decorative art, sculpture and costume), our Designated Cottonian Collection, […]
By Steve Conway, Decant Officer As you know we have finished the decant of the Museum and Art Gallery building, which is now in the process of being turned into a construction site. The final few weeks towards the end of last year were extremely busy. Now we have all the objects safely moved to […]
By Fiona Booth, Digital Engagement Officer As a member of the Programmes Team, I’m not directly involved in the physical move of the Museum and Art Gallery’s collections. That’s primarily been the significant task for our Collections Team and our MA Team (front of house) with volunteers ably supporting. However, it’s been really interesting to […]
By Alison Cooper, Curator of Decorative Art The costume and textile store is just one area of the Museum which has to be decanted to MASS as we prepare for the building of the Plymouth History Centre. The costume and textile collection holds nearly 10,000 items including male and female dress from the 17th through to […]