News Articles

The Box | New blue plaque highlights artist’s links with Devonport
Press Release - Jul 2021

New blue plaque highlights artist’s links with Devonport

A new blue plaque highlighting a special link with celebrated 18th century portrait artist, Sir Joshua Reynolds has been unveiled at Devonport Market Hall today – the 298th anniversary of his birth.

The Box | Digital badges for teachers
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.

The Box | Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visits The Box
Press Release - Jul 2021

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visits The Box

The Box was thrilled to receive a visit by HRH The Princess Royal today, to officially mark its reopening and celebrate some of its award-winning exhibitions and displays.

The Box | The Box shortlisted for national Family Friendly Museum Award
Press Release - Jul 2021

The Box shortlisted for national Family Friendly Museum Award

The Box has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award.

The Box | 2021's summer events programme is filled with art, film and fun
Press Release - Jul 2021

2021's summer events programme is filled with art, film and fun

Our first-ever summer events programme is packed with a wide variety of activities inspired by our exhibitions, collections and contemporary art commissions.

The Box | Christmas dinner fundraiser creates a lasting legacy
Press Release - Jun 2021

Christmas dinner fundraiser creates a lasting legacy

A festive fundraising campaign led by The Box and Nat Tallents, the Executive Chef for our Kitchen & Bar is still giving – more than six months after the closing date.

The Box | Artist Camille Walala to create new public artwork for Tavistock Place
Press Release - Jun 2021

Artist Camille Walala to create new public artwork for Tavistock Place

The Box is delighted to announce a new public art commission by internationally renowned artist Camille Walala. The commission, which is curated by Alter-Projects, is a major highlight of our summer 2021 programme. It will form part of a series of events and activations designed to bring our newly created public square, Tavistock Place to life for the very first time.

The Box | The Box to host European premiere of award-winning Australian exhibition
Press Release - Jun 2021

The Box to host European premiere of award-winning Australian exhibition

The Box is proud to announce the European premiere of the National Museum of Australia’s award-winning exhibition 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' from 21 October – 27 February 2022. The exhibition forms part of the UK/Australia Season 2021-22, a major programme of cultural exchange taking place across the two nations.

Update from The Box
News - Jun 2021

Update from The Box

Despite the four week extension to the current COVID-19 restrictions, we’re looking forward to an exciting summer here at The Box and wanted to give you an update following the government announcement earlier this week.

The Box | Screens in Salons
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.

The Box | Behind the Scenes: Creating our family trails
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.

The Box | New exhibition will examine the relationship between Reynolds and the Eliot family
Press Release - Jun 2021

New exhibition will examine the relationship between Reynolds and the Eliot family

A new exhibition, opening at The Box on 24 July, will explore the enduring connection between Plympton-born artist, Sir Joshua Reynolds and the Eliot family of Port Eliot in St Germans, Cornwall.