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The Box

The Box unveils a 2024 exhibition programme

The Box unveils a 2024 exhibition programme featuring significant partnerships with National Portrait Gallery, Tate, National Gallery and Imperial War Museums. The Box, Plymouth’s award-winning museum, art gallery and archive, has revealed an ambitious exhibition programme for 2024. It includes…

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Identity Fashion brings Fashion Week to Plymouth

Plymouth, 17 September 2022 – Devon designer fashion brand, Identity Fashion, together with Bulgarian designer, Nikolay Pachev, has organized a unique fashion show in Royal William Yard, Plymouth, for the local community, raising more than £5,000 pounds for the Chestnut Appeal for men’s health. The…

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British Art Show 9 – What will you make of it?

Image: Sin Wai Kin, A Dream of Wholeness in Parts (still), 2021 © the artist. Courtesy the artist, Chi-Wen Gallery, Taipei and Soft Opening, London. Produced by Chi-Wen Productions You’re invited to British Art Show 9 - the UK’s most ambitious touring exhibition of contemporary art! From 8 October…

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Enjoy new late night opening at Plymouth’s most unique eatery

The Box, Plymouth’s newest cultural experience has refurbished their onsite café and bar, offering new opening times, revised menus and a whole new setting, providing one of the most interesting and unique dining experiences in the city. The Box opened in 2020 to help celebrate Plymouth’s dynamic…

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George Shaw: The Local at the Box

George Shaw The World Turned Upside Down, 2019 Humbrol enamel on board 92 x 120 cm Private Collection Basel / Courtesy: Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London / Copyright The Artist (WG/GSHA00853) ‘Despite my work being unapologetically autobiographical, the world it passes through is the world in which…

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Because the night belongs to us

A large-scale retrospective examining Plymouth’s nightlife and culture through the voices of those who’ve experienced it will go on display at The Box – Plymouth’s award-winning museum, art gallery and archive – from 25 June. ‘because the night belongs to us’ will include rarely-seen archival…

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Plymouth hosts major new sculpture exhibition

A ground breaking exhibition that promises a ‘radical recalibration’ of British sculpture through its focus on women artists is now open in venues across the Plymouth cultural quarter. Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945 explores the impact of female sculptors over a 75-year period…

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New solo shows by international artists at The Box

Two new exhibitions, on display at The Box – Plymouth’s award-winning museum, art gallery and archive – feature new works by international artists Zadie Xa and Maurizio Anzeri which are inspired by or speak to historic objects from its collections and archives. ‘Zadie Xa: Long ago when tigers…

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