Press Release Articles

Statement on Covid-19
Press Release - Mar 2020

Statement on COVID-19

In recent weeks we’ve been monitoring the fast changing health situation regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) and taking regular advice from the Director of Public Health. We’ve been trying to remain positive but, based on the most up-to-date advice from the government, we’ve decided to postpone our launch on 16 May.

The Box reveals its figurehead flotilla
Press Release - Mar 2020

The covers are off as figurehead flotilla is revealed

The Box unveiled its impressive collection of 19th century ship’s figureheads for the first time today.

Mayflower 400 Community Sparks Round 4
Press Release - Mar 2020

Mayflower 400 Community Sparks Round 4

17 Plymouth-based projects have been successful in the final funding round of Mayflower 400 Community Sparks.

The Box to launch ballot for its ‘Plymouth Preview’
Press Release - Feb 2020

The Box to launch ballot for its ‘Plymouth Preview’

The ballot for The Box’s ‘Plymouth Preview’ weekend will open at 9am on Monday (2 March).

A mammoth moment for The Box
Press Release - Feb 2020

Mammoth Moment

It was another ‘huge’ moment for The Box today as our fully assembled woolly mammoth was revealed for the first time.

New schools programme at The Box is ready for lift off
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.

Babcock and Citybus sign up to support The Box
Press Release - Feb 2020

Babcock and Citybus sign up to support The Box

The Box has secured two new sponsorship deals with Babcock and Plymouth Citybus.

Lifting the lid on The Box’s unique archive in the sky
Press Release - Feb 2020

Lifting the lid on The Box’s unique archive in the sky

The Box is getting another moment in the spotlight as we reveal some more fabulous facts and figures about our building.

The Box secures significant funding to keep rare work of art in the UK
Press Release - Feb 2020

The Box secures significant funding to keep rare work of art in the UK

The Box has raised nearly a quarter of a million pounds from five key funders to save a rare piece of 19th century studio pottery for the nation.

The Box announces public art commissions by international artists Antony Gormley and Leonor Antunes
Press Release - Jan 2020

The Box announces public art commissions by international artists Antony Gormley and Leonor Antunes

The first two names on our ambitious contemporary art programme have been revealed - internationally acclaimed British artist Antony Gormley and leading Portuguese installation artist Leonor Antunes.