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Songlines: The immersive dome
Art - Jan 2022

Songlines: The immersive dome

Anyone walking past The Box in recent weeks can’t have missed the huge dome that’s currently located in Tavistock Place. Like many other elements in the ‘Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters’ exhibition, it brings together ancient locations and stories with the very latest in technology.

Songlines: Seven Sisters Tree Women and Wati Nyiru | The Box, Plymouth
Art - Jan 2022

Songlines: Seven Sisters Tree Women and Wati Nyiru

This wonderful group of woven sculptures can be found in the exhibition gallery beyond our Media Lab – the space where visitors first move into the APY Lands of South Australia in the 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition. Find out more about how and why they were made.

Things to look forward to in 2022 #2 | The Box Plymouth
News - Jan 2022

Things to look forward to in 2022 #2

Right at the end of last year we shared some of the things we're looking forward to at The Box in 2022. Here are some of the things we're excited about in Plymouth, the South West and beyond this year!

Things to look forward to in 2022 #1 | The Box Plymouth
Art - Dec 2021

Things to look forward to in 2022 #1

Despite surprises and challenges we've had a great 2021 at The Box. Let's take a look at a few of the things we've got to look forward to in early 2022...

Songlines: Kungkarangkalpa ceramics | The Box, Plymouth
Art - Dec 2021

Songlines: Kungkarangkalpa ceramics

As we continue our journey across the deserts of Australia in connection with the 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition (on display until 27 February 2022), we're exploring more of the key works that are on show. In this post we look at a group of beautiful ceramic containers.

Christmas opening hours 2021 | The Box, Plymouth
News - Dec 2021

Christmas opening hours 2021

Like a lot of other organisations, we're taking a short break in between Christmas and New Year - but we'll be open in between the bank holidays and will also be open on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day!

Songlines: Minyipuru at Pangkal | The Box, Plymouth
Art - Dec 2021

Songlines: Minyipuru at Pangkal

As we continue to explore Martu Country, one of the three deserts in the 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition (on display until 27 February 2022), we're looking in detail at some of the key works that are on display. In this post, learn more about ‘Minyipuru at Pangkal’.

Walking through a Songline | The Box, Plymouth
News - Dec 2021

Songlines: Walking through a Songline

Our 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition (on display until 27 February 2022) takes visitors on a journey across three Australian deserts and we’re currently exploring the first one – Martu Country. Just before you reach the gallery about it at The Box, you encounter ‘Walking through a Songline’ – an installation that’s been proving popular with our visitors, young and old.

When good music in the city was as easy as ABC | The Box Plymouth
History - Dec 2021

When good music in the city was as easy as ABC

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Plymouth hosted some of the biggest acts in music, from The Beatles to T-Rex and The Rolling Stones to Elton John. They all played in one of the few buildings in the city centre to survive the Blitz and subsequent rebuilding, the ABC Cinema on Athenaeum Place.

Songlines: Yarrkalpa (Hunting Ground) | The Box Plymouth
Art - Dec 2021

Songlines: Yarrkalpa (Hunting Ground)

As part of our exploration of Martu Country, one of the three deserts that feature in the major 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition (on display until 27 February 2022), we'll be highlighting some of the key works that are on display. Here, discover more about the 'Yarrkalpa (Hunting Ground)' painting.

Songlines: Martu Country | The Box Plymouth
Art - Nov 2021

Songlines: Martu Country

Over the next few weeks we’ll be exploring the three deserts that feature in the ‘Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters’ exhibition in more detail. We’re starting with Martu Country, which is the first desert you encounter after you’ve read the introduction to the exhibition on the first floor of The Box.

Exhibition programme highlights for 2022 unveiled | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2021

Exhibition programme highlights for 2022 unveiled

The Box is delighted to reveal highlights from its 2022 exhibitions programme. Over the course of the year, local talent will be celebrated alongside international artists – including several Turner Prize nominees – through ground breaking and timely exhibitions that draw on the permanent collections and which bring new works and collaborators to Plymouth.