News Articles

The Box | ‘Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400’ to set sail again this summer
Press Release - Jun 2021

‘Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400’ to set sail again this summer

The Box will welcome Made by Katie Green’s ‘Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400’ to Plymouth this July.

The Box | The Box is on the shortlist for trio of prestigious awards
Press Release - Jun 2021

The Box is on the shortlist for trio of prestigious awards

The Box has been shortlisted for three awards and needs the public’s help to win one of them.

The Box | The Second Peirce Patent
News - Jun 2021

The Second Peirce Patent

Dated June 1, 1621, the Second Peirce Patent is the oldest existing state document of New England - and it's currently on display in our 'Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy' exhibition having travelled back across the Atlantic for the first time in 400 years.

The Box | Elizabethan House set to reopen this July
Press Release - Jun 2021

Elizabethan House set to reopen this July with new immersive audio-visual experience

Plymouth’s Elizabethan House will reopen on Tuesday 20 July following a major restoration as part of Plymouth’s Mayflower 400 commemorations.

The Box | Top ten new things to see at The Box
News - May 2021

Top ten new things to see at The Box

We were really busy during lockdown. Check out these ten brilliant new things you can see when you book tickets to visit The Box.

The Box | Victoria Pomery OBE, Founding Director of Turner Contemporary, confirmed as new CEO
Press Release - May 2021

Victoria Pomery OBE, Founding Director of Turner Contemporary, confirmed as new CEO

The Box has confirmed the appointment of Victoria Pomery OBE as its new Chief Executive Officer.

The Box | Community funding to bring the bounce back to our high street
Press Release - May 2021

Community funding to bring the bounce back to our high street

Community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding to help unlock the potential of Plymouth’s city centre.

The Box | Blue plaque unveiled in honour of Plymouth air raid shelter
History - Apr 2021

Blue plaque unveiled in honour of Plymouth air raid shelter

A new plaque marking the site of an air raid shelter where nine people tragically lost their lives during the Blitz has been unveiled today.

The Box | Art collections at The Box boosted by new contemporary acquisitions
Press Release - Apr 2021

Art collections at The Box boosted by new contemporary acquisitions

The Contemporary Art Society has donated three works of art to The Box’s permanent collections. Plymouth’s major new museum, art gallery and archive has acquired a film and a diptych by multidisciplinary artist duo, Quinlan & Hastings. It’s also acquired a stunning porcelain work by Haitian-American artist, Morel Doucet.

The Box | Gus Honeybun - 60 and still famous
News - Apr 2021

Gus Honeybun - 60 and still famous

What do you think of when you think of birthdays? Party hats? Balloons? Cake? If you’re from Plymouth and in your late 30s or upwards you might think of a magic button and a hopping rabbit.

The Box | Blitz 80: King George VI microphone
History - Apr 2021

Blitz 80: King George VI microphone

This microphone with its chrome mouthpiece and black plastic base is from our historic collections and was used at a really important event connected to World War II.

The Box | HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
News - Apr 2021

HRH Prince Philip

In memory of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth and Baron Greenwich (10 June 1921 - 9 April 2021).