Exhibition Articles

The Box prepares for new season of exhibitions after success of British Art Show 9 | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Jan 2023

The Box prepares for new season of exhibitions after success of British Art Show 9

The Box, Plymouth’s award-winning museum, art gallery and archive, is busy getting ready to launch its spring exhibition programme, which will shine a light on its extensive art collection plus a selection of female artists.

Final few weeks to see British Art Show 9 | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Dec 2022

Final few weeks to see British Art Show 9

The UK’s most exciting touring exhibition of contemporary art is heading into the home straight.

2023 exhibition programme is revealed | The Box
Press Release - Nov 2022

2023 exhibition programme is revealed

International artists, significant national loans, important collections and a celebration of one of Plymouth’s most famous artists: The Box is thrilled to unveil an ambitious programme of exhibitions for 2023. Organised into three seasons, the programme complements a range of permanent collection displays and will weave historical and contemporary art and objects together to help audiences understand more about the world today, as well as the importance of history and creativity.

Top Tips for visiting British Art Show 9 | The Box Plymouth
News - Nov 2022

Top Tips for visiting British Art Show 9

Have you seen British Art Show 9 yet, or are you thinking of visiting again? We hope this information will help you plan your time and get the most out of your experience.

Local artists join forces for British Art Show 9 engagement programme | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2022

Local artists join forces for British Art Show 9 engagement programme

Five local artists are working on an exciting programme of activities with diverse audiences across Plymouth, giving them a range of experiences and a chance to get inspired by the city’s major British Art Show 9 (BAS9) exhibition, which is on display at The Box, KARST, The Levinsky Gallery and MIRROR until 23 December (8 January at The Box).

The countdown is on to the opening of 'British Art Show 9' | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Oct 2022

The countdown is on to the opening of 'British Art Show 9'

The Box and three of Plymouth’s other top arts venues are counting down the days until the start of British Art Show 9 (BAS9).

From Persia to Paisley to Plymouth..... | The Box Plymouth
Art - Aug 2022

From Persia to Paisley to Plymouth.....

This beautiful outfit is one of many currently on display in our ‘Dress Code – Fashion Stories from The Box’ exhibition. The show gives a great insight into our costume and textiles collection, which isn’t often displayed, and the stories that connect the garments and accessories it contains with Plymouth.

New solo presentation by international artist Maurizio Anzeri brings 'On The Move' exhibition to a stunning close | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Aug 2022

New solo presentation by international artist Maurizio Anzeri brings 'On The Move' exhibition to a stunning close

A new series of works by Italian artist Maurizio Anzeri, now on display in The Levinsky Gallery at the University of Plymouth, mark the culmination of the 'On The Move' exhibition (until 11 September).

Plymouth After Dark commissions | The Box Plymouth
Art - Aug 2022

because the night belongs to us - Plymouth After Dark commissions

Throughout our Plymouth After Dark community engagement project, we commissioned artists, musicians and other creative people to make new work that explored various peoples experiences of the city at night, all of which were included in 'because the night belongs to us'.

George Shaw: The Local - Moving forwards, moving on | The Box Plymouth
Art - Aug 2022

George Shaw: The Local - Moving forwards, moving on

We’ve been exploring the three different areas in the ‘George Shaw: The Local’ exhibition over the last few weeks, and here we take a look at the third and final chapter.

Plaster People and Present Traces - Blonde by Maurizio Anzeri | The Box Plymouth
Art - Jul 2022

Plaster People and Present Traces - Blonde by Maurizio Anzeri

When you arrive at The Box this group of works by Italian artist, Maurizio Anzeri are one of the first things you see. They use everyday items to create something altogether different, and also give an insight into Anzeri’s wide ranging artistic practice.

Artists announced for final leg of British Art Show 9 in Plymouth | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Jul 2022

Artists announced for final leg of British Art Show 9 in Plymouth

British Art Show 9 (BAS9), Hayward Gallery Touring’s landmark contemporary art exhibition, will culminate in Plymouth this autumn (8 October – 23 December), after successful showings in Aberdeen, Wolverhampton and Manchester. 37 artists have been confirmed for this fourth and final stop on the national tour, which brings the work of some of the UK’s most exciting contemporary artists to four cities every five years.