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)
(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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Join Alexandra Koufali to create sketches observed from a life model. A unique opportunity to draw in an inspirational environment.
Our friendly staff at Pickford’s House are available to offer tours of the home for you throughout the week. However, these tours taking place each Wednesday are an extra special opportunity to experience the magic of Pickford’s House whilst being guided by one of our Visitor Service Assistants in traditional 18th Century costume.
Code Club is a nationwide network of free volunteer-led after-school coding clubs for children aged 9-11. We are thrilled to launch Code Club at The Silk Mill during Summer Term, where you will be led by Derby Makers through a series of fun, creative projects that teach the basis of programming.
Take a trip to ancient Egypt and create a pyramid. Dress up as a pharaoh and have a closer look at some of our surprise objects!