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EXHIBITION: Everyone – Your Place in the World Saturday 9th July - Sunday 25th September: As per opening times


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.

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Arty Party Friday 5th August: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


We’re having an Arty Party! And everyone is invited!

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Family Friday Roman Gladiators Friday 26th August: 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Step in to the arena – dress up and make your very own gladiator mask. Learn all about the Roman Gladiators as you handle some Roman objects from our collection

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The Art Hub DRAW Wednesday 31st August: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


We close our summer of Art Hubs with the lines, marks and textures you can create with drawing materials. Help us fill the room with drawings!

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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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