Collections on Tour: Sir Francis Drake Items at Buckland Abbey

September 10th 2016 - January 1st 2018

Daily until 30 October Weekends only in November Daily throughout December except 24, 25 and 26 Buckland Abbey has a selection of objects from the City Museum and Art Gallery’s collections on display including Sir Francis Drake’s Drum and Cup. If you’ve not yet visited why not go along and experience this lovely National Trust […]

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Collections on Tour: Finding Prehistory at Dartmoor National Park

November 11th 2016 - January 1st 2018

Explore the Dartmoor treasures from Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery’s collections in this small exhibition which shines a light on the lives of the people who lived on Dartmoor thousands of years ago. Highlights include some Bronze Age ceramic urns, used both as household items and also for burying the cremated remains of the […]

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Traditional Craft Group 2017

December 1st 2017 - December 22nd 2017

The Guildhall, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1HA Every Friday throughout the year Come along to our friendly Women’s Traditional Craft Group to do some knitting and crochet. The group regularly produces work for a number of local charities. Whether you’re a keen novice looking to improve your skills or an experienced knitter looking to meet some new friends and share ideas, everyone […]

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Arts and Minds 2017

December 5th 2017 - December 19th 2017

The Guildhall, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1HA First and Third Tuesdays of each month Arts and Minds is a series of free art workshops for people living with early stage dementia and their carers who come along and enjoy painting, drawing, ceramics, craft and textiles. Sessions are based on objects and images from our collections and archives and are facilitated by […]

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Displays: Museum on Tour at House of Fraser

December 9th 2017 - December 22nd 2018

BUY AND COLLECT WALL DISPLAY House of Fraser, 4th Floor, 40-46 Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1DY 9am to 5.30pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm Tuesday 9am to 6pm Thursday and Saturday 10.30am to 4.30pm Sunday Come and find out more about The Box project, the progress that’s being made both on site and […]

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Exhibition: Plymouth – From Destruction to Construction

December 9th 2017 - December 22nd 2018

House of Fraser, 5th Floor, 40-46 Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 1DY 9am to 5pm Monday and Wednesday to Saturday 9.30am to 5pm Tuesday 10am to 4pm Sunday Last entries 30 minutes before closing ADMISSION FREE Plymouth suffered greatly during World War II. The docks and naval base made it a major target resulting in the […]

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Collections on Tour: Dartmoor: A Wild and Wondrous Region

December 22nd 2017 - March 31st 2018

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3RX 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday Free Admission See two of our oil paintings on display in this large-scale exhibition of historic landscape art. ‘Dartmoor: A Wild and Wondrous Region’ looks at how 18th and 19th century artists helped shape the way we see Dartmoor […]

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Exhibitions and Events: Looking Ahead

January 2nd 2018 - December 21st 2018

We are developing our offsite programme all the time. Full details will be published on this website and on our social media channels as soon as they are confirmed. Take a look at the events in our whats on section to see what we have on offer in early 2018 or download a copy of […]

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Exhibition: Lighthouses, Bridges and Breakwaters

January 8th 2018 - March 17th 2018

Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth, Sherwell Lane, Plymouth PL4 8AA 9am to 6.30pm Monday to Saturday ADMISSION FREE The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) celebrates its 200th anniversary throughout 2018. Civil engineers have been shaping our towns and cities for centuries – developing transport systems and designing iconic structures; protecting the old and creating the […]

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Lunchtime Talk: The Box Update

January 9th 2018

Plymouth Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW Discover more about The Box, Plymouth in this public update by the CEO of the project, Paul Brookes. Paul will discuss the ongoing developments behind the scenes and give you a glimpse of the progress being made on site. Free. Booking advised via Eventbrite.

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