A WHOLE HISTORY OF FORWARD THINKING
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)
Entry is free, so come along and be inspired by the amazing discoveries waiting to be found. Here’s all the details on where to find us.
Derby Museums News
Don’t miss what’s coming up
His name is synonymous with the mills and people of his native Lancashire, but LS Lowry was no stranger to Derbyshire and he spent his last days in hospital in Glossop. Over the past 12 months, two hugely popular major Lowry exhibitions have showcased his work and from November we will be displaying Houses Near A Mill in one of our smaller galleries.
This monthly poetry group meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 1.30 – 3.30pm at Derby Museum & Art Gallery.
The session will begin by looking at the developing brief from the previous co-design workshops and working with a map of the space we will start to decide what should go where, how to navigate and understand the space and ask what should we include and what can we leave out?
No two snowflakes are the same. Make your own design, cut your own shapes and add sparkles. What will yours look like? You can take it home to decorate your Christmas tree.