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 – Saturday and Sunday 12-4pm at the Museum & Art Gallery.
10am-5pm Tuesday – Saturday 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
Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was a landscape designer who created a style which has shaped people’s picture of the quintessential English countryside. To commemorate the 300th
anniversary of his birth members of The Embroiderers’ Guild have been creating new work inspired by his landscapes across the whole country.
Our new Summer 2016 exhibition Everyone – Your Place in the World is an Open exhibition reimagined for 2016.At Derby Museums, we believe that ‘everyone can be an artist’ and that all human beings have the power to shape their world through their own creativity.
Each Wednesday a member of our team will be in traditional 18th century costume to make this experience extra special. There will also be an opportunity to go beyond the velvet rope and examine the beautiful rooms up close.
Take a seat at The Maker Bar and see what you can create! Join us between 2-4pm on Saturdays and 4-8pm on Thursdays where you can work with a Maker on an extra-special making activity.