News - Apr 2023
Stuart Road Primary Academy joins us for The Wild Escape
During the last few months The Box and students from Stuart Road Primary Academy have partnered to take part in Art Fund’s The Wild Escape. The project inspired by the landmark BBC series ‘Wild Isles’ united hundreds of museums and schools across the UK helping students to explore nature and creativity.
Press Release - Jan 2023
The Box joins The Wild Escape - the largest ever collaboration between UK museums
The Box is joining The Wild Escape, a major new project uniting hundreds of museums, galleries and historic houses with schools and families to explore nature and creativity. Led by national charity Art Fund with support from Arts Council England, the project is the largest ever collaboration between UK museums.
Family - Nov 2022
Meet the I Wonder team!
Meet Kay, Jane, Kara and Dom. Together, these four ladies run 'I Wonder', our sessions for pre-schoolers. Each week they make sure our youngest visitors and their adult - whether it's their parent, carer or grandparent - get a warm welcome and have the chance to make some really happy memories together.
Press Release - May 2022
The Box selected for V&A’s ‘DesignLab Nation’
The Box has been chosen to take part in a national education programme, led by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).
News - Jul 2021
Digital badges for teachers
Teachers who use The Box’s online Learning Resources or attend one of our CPD events for teachers can now earn a digital badge.
News - Jun 2021
Community engagement across the city: Screens in Salons
As part of a successful funding bid from the British Film Institute, The Box has started a new scheme showing a curated selection of archive film footage from its collections in unusual places.
News - Jun 2021
Behind The Scenes: Creating our family trails
Visiting The Box with young children? Our trails are designed to encourage families to experience our collections and galleries together. Here, our Senior Engagement and Learning Officer explores the process of creating them.
Press Release - Feb 2021
Join The Box’s fortnightly online ‘Culture Club’
Would you like to find out more about some of Plymouth’s most important collections – and get the chance to explore them in different ways? Thanks to a new fortnightly ‘Culture Club’ which will be launched by The Box on 18 March, you can do just that!
News - Jan 2021
Curriculum Challenges for homeschoolers
We're full of admiration for everyone who is currently home schooling their children. If you're looking for some different or extra ways to inspire them, we hope these challenges help. Take your pick and try one, a few or all of them!
News - Sep 2020
Schools Update: Visits, workshops and online resources
As schools return to the classroom, we're busy counting down to the opening of The Box. After a very unusual few months, it's a time for new beginnings. We're marking this by launching a suite of new resources and activities to support schools so they can explore the history of the voyage of the Mayflower.
News - May 2020
Creative Curriculum Challenges
Welcome to our weekly 'Creative Curriculum Challenges', designed to support home schooling during these unprecedented times.
Press Release - Feb 2020
New schools programme at The Box is ready for lift off
Teachers and students can start planning their visits to The Box – thanks to a new schools programme which has launched today.