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Joseph Wright of Derby: Bath and Beyond Saturday 24th May - Sunday 31st August: All Day


Joseph Wright ‘of Derby’ (1734-1797) lived and worked in Bath between November 1775 and June 1777. This brief and little-known episode in Wright’s life marked a crossroads in his career, yet it has never been explored in detail.

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The Art Hub Wednesday 27th August: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Every Wednesday from 30 July through to September 3, the Activity Room will be transformed in to a creative hub. Get inspired by objects from our collection and make your mark in this evolving project.

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Family Friday: Viking Warriors Friday 29th August: 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Family Friday is Viking inspired this week. Come along and have a go at creating a Viking helmet!

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The Art Hub Wednesday 3rd September: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Every Wednesday from 30 July through to September 3, the Activity Room will be transformed in to a creative hub. Get inspired by objects from our collection and make your mark in this evolving project.

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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

FREE ENTRY

PLEASE NOTE:

THE BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE ROOM 
This will be CLOSED to the public from Tuesday 5 August – Friday 15 November in order for essential maintenance work to take place.

THE NATURE GALLERY
Some of our natural history collection is on the move….
We’re developing a beautiful new nature display at the Museum & Art Gallery. Things in the space will change day by day, as we empty cases and pack the objects to keep them safe and sound before they move into their new home. Sometimes you’ll be able to take a peek and see us packing up the specimens. Other times we may need to close the gallery to keep you safe. 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


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.