Press Release Articles

The Box opens to great acclaim
Press Release - Oct 2020

'An incredible asset to our outstanding city' - The Box opens to great acclaim

More than 10,000 people have visited The Box since it opened two weeks ago. The city’s new museum, gallery and archive has been fully booked each day, with visitors sharing their overwhelmingly positive feedback on social media.

'A New Normal' winners revealed
Press Release - Oct 2020

'A New Normal' winners revealed

The winners of our ‘A New Normal’ photography competition have been chosen and presented with their prizes.

Culture Recovery Fund boost for The Box
Press Release - Oct 2020

Culture Recovery Fund Award

The Box has received a welcome boost of £423,000 in the first round of Arts Council England’s Culture Recovery Fund.

Figureheads project wins national award
Press Release - Sep 2020

Ground breaking figureheads project wins national award

The Box’s ambitious project to conserve and restore 14 gigantic Royal Naval ship’s figureheads has triumphed in the Restoration/Conservation Project of the Year category at the Museums + Heritage Awards.

Antony Gormley sculpture unveiled
Press Release - Sep 2020

Antony Gormley sculpture unveiled

Plymouth’s latest piece of major public art has been officially revealed.

Ready, set, go! Ticket bookings for The Box go live
Press Release - Sep 2020

Ready, set, go! Ticket bookings go live this Thursday

The build up to the opening of The Box is in the home straight with ticket bookings due to go live at 10am this Thursday (10 September).

The Box | Education Programme Announcement
Press Release - Sep 2020

Education programme spans Prehistoric mammoths to the present day

We're thrilled to be able to reveal more details about our innovative education programme, bookings for which go live from 10 September.

New membership scheme to give exclusive access to exhibitions and events
Press Release - Aug 2020

New membership scheme to give exclusive access to exhibitions and events

With our launch date fast approaching, we've launched a membership scheme offering a range of benefits for individuals and households.

New September Launch Dates Announced
Press Release - Jul 2020

New September Launch Dates Announced

We're really pleased to be able to announce new autumn launch dates.

Line up and new dates revealed for the next British Art Show
Press Release - Jun 2020

Line up and new dates revealed for British Art Show

The curators of the UK’s biggest touring contemporary art exhibition, ‘British Art Show 9’ (BAS 9), have revealed its artist selection and new dates today. The exhibition will travel to Plymouth in late 2021 and remain on show until spring 2022. Prior to this it will be displayed in Wolverhampton and Aberdeen. It will travel to Manchester afterwards.

The Box on The Box
Press Release - Jun 2020

'The Box on The Box': digital reminiscence service for city’s care homes now live

We've launched a free live streaming service for care homes in and around Plymouth.

The Box | Contemporary Art Commissions Announcement
Press Release - Jun 2020

19 projects from across the region selected for contemporary art commissions

27 artists from Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall have been selected for our ‘State of Emergency’ contemporary art micro-commissions.