The Box is the flagship capital project for Plymouth's Mayflower 400 commemorations and we'll be involved in a number of activities and initiatives throughout 2019 and 2020.
Take a look at our Mayflower 400 document which highlights our commitment to the forthcoming commemorations in 2020 here.
Use this page to stay up to date with developments and take a look at the links below for all our Mayflower 400-related news releases and blog posts.
You can find out more about progress with the restoration of the Elizabethan House, another part of our Mayflower 400 commemorations, here.
Find out more about Mayflower 400 here.
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.
BLOG POST - 27 November 2018: Meet the Imagination Museum Team - the performers and dance engagement practitioners who will support the project in Plymouth.
MAYFLOWER 400 COMMUNITY SPARKS - 26 November 2018: Thirteen projects were awarded bursaries in round 1 of the Mayflower 400 Community Sparks bursary scheme following a competitive application process.
BLOG POST - 23 November 2018: Get an update about our major commemorative 'Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy' exhibition and some of the vital relationships that have been developed during the research process.
PRESS RELEASE - 22 March 2018: A new fund that will give community groups across Plymouth a chance to get on board with Mayflower 400 has just been launched.
New dance and heritage project commemorating the Mayflower 400 anniversary is set to come to Plymouth
PRESS RELEASE - 2 February 2018: 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.
BLOG POST - 10 January 2018: Find out more about the research we're undertaking for our major 'Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy' exhibition.