MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
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Expertly using light to dramatic effect, photographer Brian Griffin has created a truly amazing body of work. Gazing at one another from across the gallery walls is an inspirational collection of outstanding characters; people who have influenced the shape of Derby’s cultural, economic and industrial landscape.
Take part in our Time Trail at Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Throughout the 'Time 2013' season, follow our family-friendly trail around the museum to discover time related objects.
Bursting out of the gallery and spilling onto the stairs and surrounding the landings, two of our galleries have been saturated with the work of eleven participating artists; Elisavet Andreou, Paul Holding, Sally French, Carol Harries-Wood, Stephen Elvidge, Lauren O' Grady, Weixi Lin, Virginie Weiss, Jackie Macrae, Vasiliki Fragkou and Bruce Asbestos.
Sitting 'parasitically' within the Beyond One Step exhibition, we will work with artist Bruce Asbestos to transform Gallery Three into a television recording studio.
In the heart of the city, Derby’s Museum and Art Gallery is home to a fascinating and diverse range of nationally (and internationally) important collections.
THE JEWEL OF THE COLLECTION IS UNDOUBTEDLY THE WORLD’S LARGEST PUBLIC GALLERY OF PAINTINGS BY JOSEPH WRIGHT, THE CELEBRATED 18TH CENTURY ARTIST FROM DERBY.
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Transitional Spaces are the places that we are beginning to use to show our previously stored collections.
Derby Museums have a collection that is wide ranging and varied. We hope that you find something to interest you.
The Mildand Railway Study Centre at the Silk Mill is the UK's largest pre-nationalisation railway archive.