MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
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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.
Our new Summer 2016 exhibition Everyone – Your Place in the World is an Open exhibition reimagined for 2016.At Derby Museums, we believe that ‘everyone can be an artist’ and that all human beings have the power to shape their world through their own creativity.
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,
Derby, DE1 1BS
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Bank holidays: CLOSED
OPEN Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4.30pm
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 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.