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CONTACT

Mail :
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
Plymouth City Council
Plymouth PL1 2AA
Phone :
01752 304774
Email :
museum@plymouth.gov.uk
Fax :
01752 304775

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A photo of an Art Bite at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Art Bites and History Bites

Fancy spending half an hour taking a bite-sized look at different aspects of our collections and exhibitions? Admission is free but places are limited. Collect a ticket from our Welcome Desk or call us and we will put one aside for you. Everyone who attends can use their ticket to get a 10 per cent discount in our café afterwards - so you can grab yourself a quick bite to eat too!

Tickets are available now from the Museum Welcome Desk.


Spring 2014 Art Bites

Plymouth Porcelain and 'A New Collection for Plymouth'

Join Alison Cooper, Curator of Decorative Art to find out more about our brilliant commission by British ceramic artist, Clare Twomey.
Wednesday 23 April 2014


May 2014 History Bites

The Global Adventures of Gertrude Benham

Learn more about this fearless female explorer who travelled the globe a number of times and climbed many mountain ranges during the 1920s and 1930s. Plymouth History Festival 2014 event.
Wednesday 7 May 2014

The Bug Life of George Carter Bignell

Join our curator to discover more about this insect enthusiast who donated thousands of wasp, bee, ant and millipede specimens to the natural history collections. Plymouth History Festival 2014 event.
Wednesday 14 May 2014

Captain Scott and Plymouth’s Antarctic Connections

Discover more about Plymouth-born Captain Robert Falcon Scott and the other people with local connections who played their part in the ‘Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration’. This is a Plymouth History Festival 2014 event.
Wednesday 21 May 2014


Sir Joshua Reynolds and his Artistic Career

Join our curator for a short talk about this Plympton-born artist who went on to become one of Britain’s finest and most fashionable 18th century portrait painters. This is a Plymouth History Festival 2014 event.
Wednesday 28 May 2014


Summer 2014 Art Bites

The Cottonian Collection: Nude and Naked

Join some of our Young Explainers as they look at issues at the concepts of morality and sin within the Cottonian Collection’s prints.
Wednesday 4 June 2014


The Cottonian Collection: Makers and Methods

Listen as some of our Young Explainers take an in-depth look at some of the artists and printmakers in our historically significant Cottonian Collection.
Wednesday 18 June 2014


The Modern Masters

Join a member of our team for a look around the City Museum and Art Gallery's headline ‘Modern Masters in Print’ exhibition.
Wednesday 9 July 2014


The Modern Masters

Join a member of our team for a look around the City Museum and Art Gallery's headline ‘Modern Masters in Print’ exhibition.
Wednesday 23 July 2014