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Handling History Tuesday 1st September: 11:00 am - 11:30 am


Every other Tuesday, there will be the opportunity to get up close and handle authentic objects from our collection. Learn the history of these fascinating objects whilst handling them for yourself.

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The Art Hub: Artist Hour Wednesday 2nd September: 10:00 am - 11:00 am


We are delighted to introduce a new feature to our summer programme! The Artist Hour is a free artist-led workshop where we will explore the themes and materials used in that week’s Art Hub in more depth.

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The Art Hub: Archaeology Discovery Wednesday 2nd September: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Art Hub will pop up each Wednesday over the summer holiday, transforming a different space of the museum each week in to an artist studio where you are free to explore, create and imagine using a variety of artist’s materials.

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Nature Bites: Inspired By Nature Wednesday 2nd September: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Join Andrea Hadley-Johnson, Co-Production Manager, in Inspired by Nature, for an introduction to some beautiful decorative objects from our collection that have been inspired by the natural world.

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Museum and Art Gallery

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.

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

info@derbymuseums.org
01332 641901

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday 12-4pm
Bank holidays: CLOSED

FREE ENTRY

The Joseph Wright Study Room

OPEN Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4.30pm
Sunday- Closed

The Coffee House

OPEN 10am-4pm Tuesday-Saturday | Sunday 12-3.30pm

Enjoy delicious hot drinks accompanied by locally sourced cakes and sandwiches, paninis and soup. Connect to our superfast free WiFi and stay in touch with friends and family.


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

Transitional Spaces are the places that we are beginning to use to show our previously stored collections.

OTHER GALLERIES

Derby Museums have a collection that is wide ranging and varied. We hope that you find something to interest you.

MIDLAND RAILWAY STUDY CENTRE

The Mildand Railway Study Centre at the Silk Mill is the UK's largest pre-nationalisation railway archive.