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FORMAT FESTIVAL: Nick Sargeant Friday 13th March - Sunday 12th April: As per opening times


Born and educated in Derby much of Sargeant’s photographic work has explored ideas of memory and identity.

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FORMAT FESTIVAL: Sarah Pickering Friday 13th March - Sunday 12th April: As per opening times


In Art and Antiquities the viewer is presented with a body of photographs, a series of 2 minute looped film in response to a museum exhibition on Fakes and Forgeries organised by the Art and Antiquities Unit of the Metropolitan Police.

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FORMAT FESTIVAL: Sputnik Photo Collective Friday 13th March - Sunday 12th April: As per opening times


A series of documentary photographs from Sputnik Photo projects: ‘Stand By’, ‘Distant Place’ and Sputnik students stories. Presented ina new space these images play with ‘the truth’. facts, belief and the subjectivity of the photographer and the viewer alike and become a starting point for creating a new contect for a dozen or so unique stories.

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FORMAT FESTIVAL: Zhao Renhui Friday 13th March - Sunday 12th April: As per opening times


A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World seeks to document and reflect on the myriad ways in which human action and intervention are slowly altering the natural world. The guide presents a catalogue of curious creatures and life-forms that have evolved in often unexpected ways to cope with the stresses and pressures of a changed 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 – Sunday: 10am-5pm
Bank Holiday Mondays: 10am-5pm

EASTER OPENING HOURS

Monday 30 March- 10am-5pm
Tuesday 31 March- 10am-5pm
Wednesday 1 April- 10am-5pm
Thursday 2 April- 10am-5pm

Good Friday 3 April- 10am-5pm
Saturday 4 April- 10am-5pm
Easter Sunday 5 April- 12-4pm
Easter Monday 6 April- 10am-5pm

FREE ENTRY

PLEASE NOTE:

THE NATURE GALLERY

Our new Nature Gallery on the 1st floor is in the process of redevelopment, the room is open for you to see it as it emerges.

The original Nature Gallery at the back of the building, is open, but please bear with us as the adjoining space is in working progress and may interrupt access at certain times.

Please call 01332 641904, ahead of your visit, to find out our plans for the space that day. Thank you for your cooperation.

We are very sorry for any inconvenience.

The Joseph Wright Study Room

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

The Coffee House

OPEN 10am-4pm Tuesday- Sunday

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.