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
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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.
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
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.
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.