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Bud To Bloom Saturday 25th April - Sunday 14th June: As per opening times

In celebration of the opening of our new gallery ‘notice nature feel joy’ we are excited to be able to bring to Derby work selected from the Crafts Council Collection inspired by the natural world and life-cycle of plants.

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On Display: The Atlas Coelestis Sunday 10th May - Sunday 21st June: As per opening times

A rare opportunity to see one of Derby Museum’s most remarkable books, brought out of storage especially for Derby Book Festival.
Flamsteed’s beautifully illustrated ‘star atlas’ maps the coordinates of nearly 3,000 stars, charting the major constellations.

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Common Treasury Tuesday 12th May - Sunday 21st June: As per opening times

Common Treasury will ask questions of the purpose of a public museum. How can the past inform decisions as we collect material culture for the future? Derby has changed since the museum opened. How important is a freely accessible public space where
everyone can learn about their place in the world?

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Tots Make and Do Friday 22nd May: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Museum and Art Gallery is full of beautiful paintings of people, landscapes and animals. Today at Tots Make & Do, we will be creating our own artistic masterpieces!

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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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