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It’s all happening at Derby Museums! Check out our exciting calendar of events and get involved. There’s something for everyone with talks, demonstrations, trails and hands-on arts and crafts.
Visit our collections at the Museum and Art Gallery – home to the Joseph Wright Collection – explore our museum of Georgian life at Pickford’s House, and see the plans we’ve got for The Silk Mill.
We’re open 10am – 5pm Tuesday – Sunday
(Sunday 1pm – 4pm at Pickford’s House)
(Thursday 3-9pm, Friday & Saturday 1-5pm and Sunday 11am-3pm at The Silk Mill)
Entry is free, so come along and be inspired by the amazing discoveries waiting to be found.
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To Wait For the Inevitable From the Sea is a three-part story about the potential catastrophe at sea. Törnroth seeks to discuss and give vindication to historic events that have not been discussed nor documented worthfully in a philosophical way.
Born and educated in Derby much of Sargeant’s photographic work has explored ideas of memory and identity.
Nothing haunts us more than forgetting. forgetting can be thought of as a form of death ever present in life. Watkins’ approach to photography begins with this particular form of memory; memory as if viewed through smoked glass, memory that has become murky and reduced by the passage of time.
In Art and Antiquities the viewer is presented with a body of photographs, a series of 2 minute looped film in response to a museum exhibition on Fakes and Forgeries organised by the Art and Antiquities Unit of the Metropolitan Police.