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Georgian Children Saturday 22nd August - Saturday 4th June: As per opening times

Pickford’s House was once a home that in the 18th century would have been filled with the laughter of a relatively well-off family. To celebrate the loan of the portrait of Master Thomas Fane and his Dog, by George Romney, to Derby Museums, this exhibition explores the 18th century experience of childhood; from the fine country house to the gloom of the workhouse.

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Matisse: Drawing With Scissors Saturday 21st November - Sunday 3rd January: As per opening times

The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour.

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Where we live: Mapping the city and county Tuesday 1st December - Saturday 2nd April: As per opening times

For hundreds of years maps and plans have been produced to show who owned what and to help us to get from one place to another. How have the places that we live in changed? Can you find the places that you know on our collection of old maps?

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HANSON’S ANTIQUES VALUATION DAY Wednesday 2nd December: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come along and meet one of the Hanson’s valuation team who will be available to advise on ANTIQUES, JEWELLERY, SILVER, CERAMICS, COLLECTABLES, COINS, POSTCARDS & MEDALS. Items may be left to be entered into a suitable Hanson’s Auction.

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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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