'Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters' was displayed at The Box from October 2021 to February 2022. Featuring 300 paintings and objects by over 100 different artists, it was an internationally touring exhibition that took visitors on an epic journey across three states, three deserts and 500,000 square kilometres.
Winner of the British Guild of Travel Writers 'Best UK and Ireland Tourism Project 2020' Award, this major commemorative exhibition marked the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower to America throughout 2020-2021.
The Box’s first-ever contemporary art exhibition was staged from September 2020 until September 2021 across multiple spaces at The Box. It featured the work of five international artists: Leonor Antunes (Portugal), Christopher Baker (USA), Alexandre da Cunha (Brazil), Eva Grubinger (Austria) and Camille Walala (France/UK).
This series of 19 micro-commissions by artists based in Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall was rolled out across our digital platforms in the summer of 2020, and explored the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our notion of freedom.
This series of 4 micro-commissions by musicians based in Plymouth premiered in the summer of 2020. Forming part of our ‘Plymouth After Dark’ project, the commissions supported local musicians whose livelihoods disappeared when COVID-19 lockdown measures were introduced. They were each invited to create a digital response to the circumstances they found themselves in because of the pandemic.
This major exhibition was displayed in The Levinsky Gallery at the University of Plymouth from September to December 2020. It featured a newly acquired film work, plus some additional loans, by acclaimed American artist Kehinde Wiley.