Press Release Articles

The Box | Christmas in a Box Crowdfunder
Press Release - Nov 2020

Crowdfunder to bring ‘Christmas in a Box’ to thousands of local people

The Box has joined forces with Fosters Event Catering, the company that runs its Kitchen & Bar, for a special crowdfunding campaign aimed at helping local families during the festive season. At a time when food poverty is high on the news agenda, ‘Christmas in a Box’ aims to raise enough money to provide 10,000 people with the ingredients to make a Christmas dinner.

The Box | Attrill Bursary relaunched
Press Release - Nov 2020

Research bursary dedicated to former city Art Curator is relaunched

A research bursary established in the memory a long-serving member of the City Council’s staff has been relaunched, and applications are now open.

Statement on November lockdown
Press Release - Nov 2020

Statement on November lockdown

Following the government’s announcement on Saturday evening, we wanted to confirm that we will sadly be closed from 5pm on Wednesday 4 November until 10am on Wednesday 2 December.

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.