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.
Derby Museums News
Don’t miss what’s coming up
Between 1936 and 1945, local art collector Alfred Goodey donated over 600 pictures of old Derby to the Museum and Art Gallery. Spanning three centuries, this incredible collection offers an unrivalled glimpse of the city through development, industrialisation, war, fire, and flood.
Come and be a part of a new writing community in the heart of Derby. Hello Hubmarine celebrate writing and develop opportunities to create and share work, perform, and write stories together.
As The Silk Mill continues to evolve in to an innovative centre of making, this exciting stage of the development includes the unveiling of two Artist Commissions within the space.
Join Artists Paul Matosic and Seiko Kinoshita in conversation with Andrea Hadley-Johnson, Co-production Manager at Derby Museums, to discover more about these artistic installations.
Get hands on and sculpt, squish and shape the clay to make your very own tile!