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THINGS TO DO: ADULTS Beyond the Velvet Rope Wednesday 29th June: As per opening times

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.

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THINGS TO DO: ADULTS Object Stories Wednesday 29th June: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Object Stories is a chance to discover more about some personal highlights of the collection from staff. These objects may be on display, or they may be especially brought out of the stores for this discussion

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THINGS TO DO: ADULTS Adult Drawing Class: Drawn Inspiration Thursday 30th June: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This artist led activity is aimed at adults of all artistic abilities, from complete beginners through to confident sketchers! Each month we will be looking at new drawing techniques as we draw inspiration from the outstanding collections on display.

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COLLECTIONS REVEALED: THE HUB Thursday 30th June: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come and meet a member of the Collections Team and discover what they are working on. From cleaning to packing and marking to photographing, there will always be lots of ways for you to lend a hand.

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About Us

Derby Museums is a charitable trust responsible for the rich cultural and creative history of Derby. The Trust manages three sites: the City Museum and Art Gallery, Pickford’s House and The Silk Mill, and all art and collections are held and curated by the Trust.

Derby Museums,
Museum and Art Gallery,
The Strand,
Derby, DE1 1BS

01332 641901

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As a charitable trust, Derby Museums relies on funding and grants from organisations and donations from businesses and the general public. Find out more about how you can support our work through donations or by volunteering…

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