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by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We’ve had a really hectic couple of weeks since I was last able to write something for the blog. As a result, I thought I’d use today’s post to roundup some of the latest developments with our ‘On Tour’ programme. Firstly, we made a big announcement about our […]
PRESS RELEASE: A new exhibition featuring the work of abstract artist Trevor Bell (1930-2017) opens in the Peninsula Arts Gallery at the University of Plymouth on 16 April. The exhibition is a partnership between Peninsula Arts and The Box, Plymouth. It is curated by Joseph Clarke, director of the Anima-Mundi gallery in St Ives and will be on display until 26 May.
We’ve looked at lighthouses and bridges as part of our continuing commemorations for the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Now it’s the turn of breakwaters. This print was purchased for our collections in 1911. It shows Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth Sound and Plymouth Breakwater from Staddon.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to Stacey Turner, Events and Audience Development Coordinator I’m going to use this month’s Build Update to primarily focus on the work that’s being done to St Luke’s Church – pictured here from the roof of the old Museum and Art Gallery building. Beginning life in […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer With the assistance of our building contractors Willmott Dixon we’ve been running hard hat tours for the public and community groups for a year now. They’ve proved to be really popular with spaces quickly being snapped up and some people returning each month to keep a close eye […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer A new year means a new series of exhibitions, events and activities – even though our building is closed. 2018 is shaping up to be another important twelve months for us as we move ever-closer to the opening of The Box – but did you know that 1768 […]
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Institution of Civil Engineers. One of our most recognisable feats of civil engineering is the Tamar Bridge. This fantastic black and white photograph from the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office shows it being built at the start of the 1960s.
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Over the last few years partnership working has become an increasingly important part of the way we work and we’ve been lucky enough to collaborate with a range of organisations and individuals, both locally and nationally. This is set to continue over the next couple of years while […]
New dance and heritage project commemorating the Mayflower 400 anniversary is set to come to Plymouth
PRESS RELEASE: Multi award-winning choreographer Katie Green will bring her newest project ‘Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400’ to Plymouth in the lead up to the 2020 anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower. The project will also travel to Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Hampshire.