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New digital guide now available to enrich your onsite and offsite visits | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - May 2024

New digital guide now available to enrich your onsite and offsite visits

The Box's new free guide joins hundreds of cultural institutions around the globe on the Bloomberg Connects app.

MA in Museum Studies | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - May 2024

Study for an MA in Museum Studies at Arts University Plymouth

Do you have a passion for art, history, anthropology or any field related to cultural preservation? If so, pursuing a Master's Degree in Museum Studies could be exactly what you're looking for.

New blue plaque commemorates ground breaking Plymouth surgeon | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Apr 2024

New blue plaque commemorates ground breaking Plymouth surgeon

A new blue plaque honouring a pioneering Plymouth surgeon and the first person to coin the term ‘vaccination’ has been unveiled in Devonport.

The Box selects artist Paul Rooney for IWM 14-18 NOW Legacy Fund commission | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Apr 2024

The Box selects artist Paul Rooney for IWM 14-18 NOW Legacy Fund commission

The Box has chosen artist/musician Paul Rooney for a new commission that explores the concept of home during a time of conflict, from the Falklands Conflict of 1982 up to the present day.

Discussing 'The Making of Home' | The Box Plymouth
News - Mar 2024

Discussing 'The Making of Home'

We're hosting a display of work by members of Devon and Cornwall Refugee Support's 'Creative Club' in the showcase outside our Simmons Learning Room (until 7 April). Two of the participants sat down with project lead Merrydith Russell, PhD researcher at the University of Plymouth for a conversation. Here's what they shared.

Planet Ocean exhibition will dive deep into our connection with the sea | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Mar 2024

Planet Ocean exhibition will dive deep into our connection with the sea

A new exhibition that will plunge audiences into the heart of our world’s vast ocean and explore how it holds the key to our survival in the face of climate emergency is now open at The Box.

The importance of South Asian miniature painting
Exhibition - Feb 2024

The importance of South Asian miniature painting

Miniature painting played a crucial role in shaping South Asia's visual culture and was instrumental in showcasing the region's artistic traditions to the world. Find out why this style of painting has been so collectable in the past and its relevance to the contemporary artists featured in our latest exhibition.

Castle Street ceramics help shed light on Commercial Wharf finds | The Box Plymouth
Collections - Feb 2024

Castle Street ceramics help shed light on Commercial Wharf finds

At the beginning of 2022 Plymouth Archaeology Society noticed that 17th century ceramics were being uncovered during repairs to a harbour wall at Commercial Wharf. Their investigation revealed evidence about the sequence of building at the site and was featured in an episode of the BBC's ‘Digging for Britain’.

Key facts about South Asia | The Box Plymouth
News - Feb 2024

Key facts about South Asia

Our latest exhibition explores how modern and contemporary artists have been inspired by the historic miniature paintings of South Asia - but how much do you know about this fascinating part of the world? Here are five key facts about the South Asian region.

Nationally touring exhibition featuring rarely seen works heads to The Box | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Feb 2024

Nationally touring exhibition featuring rarely seen works heads to The Box

A major touring exhibition that explores the many different ways in which 20th century and contemporary artists have been inspired by the tradition of South Asian miniature painting will be on display in the St Luke’s church gallery at The Box from 17 February until 2 June 2024.

The Box joins forces with local partners for free climate-inspired teacher’s events | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Jan 2024

The Box joins forces with local partners for free climate-inspired teacher’s events

A unique collaboration between The Box, the Ocean Conservation Trust, University of Plymouth and Surfers Against Sewage is bringing two days of free CPD opportunities for teachers to the city this February.

Free things to do at The Box this January | The Box Plymouth
News - Jan 2024

Free things to do at The Box this January

January can be a tough month after the expense of Christmas. If you’re feeling the pinch, here are all the things you can do for free at The Box!