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MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY

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Shellshock: Headway Derby Responses to WW1 Saturday 23rd January - Sunday 21st February: As per opening times


An exhibition of paintings by members of Headway Derby, an organisation which supports people with brain injuries, their families and carers.

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Joseph Wright of Derby: A Project Lab Saturday 30th January - Sunday 28th February: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm


We’d like you to invite you to explore Joseph Wright, in anticipation of the opening of our exhibition, Joseph Wright and the Lure of Italy in March. What does Joseph Wright mean to you?

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3D Scanning the Past Wednesday 10th February: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Join us for this drop in demonstration of how 3D scanning processes allow Derby Museums to digitise the collection and provide new ways to explore our fascinating objects.

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The Future Museums Symposium Thursday 11th February: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


We are delighted to invite guest speakers from around the country for an evening discussion about the evolving role of museums today. Hear about the future of collecting, the evolving use of digital practice, sustainability and the economy and public engagement.
*** Full Programme of Speakers now announced ***

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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.

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
info@derbymuseums.org

Support Us

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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