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New piece of Native American art commissioned for Mayflower 400

PRESS RELEASE - 4 December 2018: The first commission for The Box’s major ‘Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy’ exhibition is its first-ever work by a Wampanoag artist. Ramona Peters, who specialises in traditional ceramics, will create a new cooking pot based on historic Wampanoag designs.

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Behind The Scenes, 4 April 2018: New images from the store and more

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to Terah Walkup, Art Curator; Lottie Clark, Curator and Jan Freedman, Natural History Curator Today’s post rounds up a range of collections-based news which I hope you’ll find interesting. You may have seen some of our recent social media posts about a project our curators are […]

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History Centre Heroes: James Rich Steers

Only the fishes see a shipbuilder’s finest ideas once his vessel has slipped into the sea. It is the precise shape of the hull, the swell and curve of the timbers that give the ideal compromise between stability and speed. The secrets of ship design were known only to their makers two centuries ago, and […]

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