Press Release Articles

Fruits of the Spirit: Art from the Heart | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2022

Fruits of the Spirit: Art from the Heart

The Box is part of a new virtual exhibition and in-person collection trail exploring sacred art and its relation to today’s world. Devised by the National Gallery and museums throughout the UK, 'Fruits of the Spirit: Art from the Heart' will go live on 5 December.

Local artists join forces for British Art Show 9 engagement programme | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2022

Local artists join forces for British Art Show 9 engagement programme

Five local artists are working on an exciting programme of activities with diverse audiences across Plymouth, giving them a range of experiences and a chance to get inspired by the city’s major British Art Show 9 (BAS9) exhibition, which is on display at The Box, KARST, The Levinsky Gallery and MIRROR until 23 December (8 January at The Box).

Culture Club 2023 | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Oct 2022

Join our 'Culture Club'

Are you interested in art, culture and heritage? Would you like to meet others who share that interest? Do you have lived experience of racism?

Community engagement: Seaside screenings in the city | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Oct 2022

Community engagement: Seaside screenings in the city

The Box has collaborated with Plymouth Sound National Marine Park and the British Film Institute to show a selection of archive films inspired by the sea in locations across the city.

The countdown is on to the opening of 'British Art Show 9' | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Oct 2022

The countdown is on to the opening of 'British Art Show 9'

The Box and three of Plymouth’s other top arts venues are counting down the days until the start of British Art Show 9 (BAS9).

Augmented reality provides a snapshot of Plymouth’s past | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Aug 2022

Augmented reality provides a snapshot of Plymouth’s past

People walking around the centre of Plymouth this summer are being given a futuristic glimpse of the city’s past. The Box and the University of Plymouth have joined forces for an augmented reality project that enables residents and visitors to unlock a series of heritage films featuring Plymouth's post-war reconstruction.

New solo presentation by international artist Maurizio Anzeri brings 'On The Move' exhibition to a stunning close | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Aug 2022

New solo presentation by international artist Maurizio Anzeri brings 'On The Move' exhibition to a stunning close

A new series of works by Italian artist Maurizio Anzeri, now on display in The Levinsky Gallery at the University of Plymouth, mark the culmination of the 'On The Move' exhibition (until 11 September).

Refreshed Mayflower Museum is ready to open | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Jul 2022

Refreshed Mayflower Museum is ready to open

The Mayflower Museum on Plymouth’s Barbican has re-opened ready for the summer following a major overhaul of its displays led by a team from The Box.

Artists announced for final leg of British Art Show 9 in Plymouth | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Jul 2022

Artists announced for final leg of British Art Show 9 in Plymouth

British Art Show 9 (BAS9), Hayward Gallery Touring’s landmark contemporary art exhibition, will culminate in Plymouth this autumn (8 October – 23 December), after successful showings in Aberdeen, Wolverhampton and Manchester. 37 artists have been confirmed for this fourth and final stop on the national tour, which brings the work of some of the UK’s most exciting contemporary artists to four cities every five years.

Plymouth gets ready to welcome Queen’s Baton Relay | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Jun 2022

Plymouth gets ready to welcome Queen’s Baton Relay

A flotilla of vessels is set to escort the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay, as it crosses Plymouth Sound National Marine Park and arrives in Britain’s Ocean City, as part of a 25-day journey which will see it travel the length and breadth of England.

The Box selected for V&A’s ‘DesignLab Nation’ | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - May 2022

The Box selected for V&A’s ‘DesignLab Nation’

The Box has been chosen to take part in a national education programme, led by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).

High Street Sparks launches second round of funding | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - May 2022

High Street Sparks launches second round of funding

Plymouth’s High Street Heritage Action Zone has announced today that its second round of ‘High Street Heritage Sparks’ funding is now open.