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Songlines: Minyipuru at Pangkal | The Box, Plymouth
Art - Dec 2021

Songlines: Minyipuru at Pangkal

As we continue to explore Martu Country, one of the three deserts in the 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition (on display until 27 February 2022), we're looking in detail at some of the key works that are on display. In this post, learn more about ‘Minyipuru at Pangkal’.

Walking through a Songline | The Box, Plymouth
News - Dec 2021

Songlines: Walking through a Songline

Our 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition (on display until 27 February 2022) takes visitors on a journey across three Australian deserts and we’re currently exploring the first one – Martu Country. Just before you reach the gallery about it at The Box, you encounter ‘Walking through a Songline’ – an installation that’s been proving popular with our visitors, young and old.

When good music in the city was as easy as ABC | The Box Plymouth
History - Dec 2021

When good music in the city was as easy as ABC

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Plymouth hosted some of the biggest acts in music, from The Beatles to T-Rex and The Rolling Stones to Elton John. They all played in one of the few buildings in the city centre to survive the Blitz and subsequent rebuilding, the ABC Cinema on Athenaeum Place.

Songlines: Yarrkalpa (Hunting Ground) | The Box Plymouth
Art - Dec 2021

Songlines: Yarrkalpa (Hunting Ground)

As part of our exploration of Martu Country, one of the three deserts that feature in the major 'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' exhibition (on display until 27 February 2022), we'll be highlighting some of the key works that are on display. Here, discover more about the 'Yarrkalpa (Hunting Ground)' painting.

Songlines: Martu Country | The Box Plymouth
Art - Nov 2021

Songlines: Martu Country

Over the next few weeks we’ll be exploring the three deserts that feature in the ‘Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters’ exhibition in more detail. We’re starting with Martu Country, which is the first desert you encounter after you’ve read the introduction to the exhibition on the first floor of The Box.

Exhibition programme highlights for 2022 unveiled | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2021

Exhibition programme highlights for 2022 unveiled

The Box is delighted to reveal highlights from its 2022 exhibitions programme. Over the course of the year, local talent will be celebrated alongside international artists – including several Turner Prize nominees – through ground breaking and timely exhibitions that draw on the permanent collections and which bring new works and collaborators to Plymouth.

Visit our family and local history research station | The Box Plymouth
News - Nov 2021

Visit our family and local history research station

Did you know we have a new research table located on our first floor, just outside the Cottonian Research Room? If you, or anyone you know, would like some help with family or local history research it's a great place to start.

Seth Lakeman to play at The Box | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2021

Seth Lakeman to play at The Box

The Box is on the bill for Seth Lakeman's Spring 2022 tour.

Old school friends club together to give The Box an early Christmas present | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2021

Old school friends club together to give The Box an early Christmas present

A group of lifelong friends have joined forces to make a donation to The Box.

Seven projects awarded funding to celebrate  Plymouth’s historic city centre | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2021

Seven projects awarded funding to celebrate Plymouth’s historic city centre

Seven Plymouth projects are celebrating success after being awarded ‘High Street Sparks’ grants from the High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) initiative.

The Box among 925 national organisations to be successful in third round of Culture Recovery Fund | The Box Plymouth
Press Release - Nov 2021

The Box among 925 national organisations to be successful in third round of Culture Recovery Fund

More than £100 million has been awarded to hundreds of cultural organisations across the country today in the latest round of support announced by the Culture Secretary – and Plymouth’s award-winning museum, art gallery and archive is one of them.

Following the songlines | The Box Plymouth
Art - Nov 2021

Following the songlines

‘Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters’ is a huge exhibition which is displayed across a number of galleries and spaces at The Box and in The Levinsky Gallery at the University of Plymouth. We've put together a suggested route to help you get the most out of your visit.