The Derby Wall is a community art project created in response to COVID-19, made up of over 1,000 canvases painted by Derby and Derbyshire residents, expressing their thoughts, emotions and experiences, creating a snapshot of what life was like during the pandemic.
Ahead of an exhibition at Derby Cathedral, a special preview exhibition of the work is being held at the Museum of Making from 6th to 7th January.
The project has been led by Derby based artist Maggie Roper-Attenborrow. Maggie gained a B.A. Hons degree from the University of Derby in 1995, is an Associate Member of Banks Mill Studios and a member at the Museum of Making. Until recently was Founder and CEO of Steps for the Future Performing Arts, for adults with differences.
The Derby Wall is made possible through funding from Community Action Derby and the National Heritage Lottery Fund, supported by Derby Museums and Derby Cathedral.