There’s lots happening from November 2017 through to February 2018 at Derby Museums. Take a look at our latest brochure and plan your visit here. Print a copy here.
Derby Museums hosted a sell-out fundraising ball at their Silk Mill on the 14 October, adding momentum to its Heritage Lottery Fund Heritage Endowments campaign. This annual event welcomed 149 guests and with match funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, raised £23,223 towards their Heritage Endowments fund, to help secure the long term future of […]
PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday 11 October The painting had been acquired by Derby Museum in the 1950s, but the attribution to Wright was doubted by scholars. In recent years the painting was believed to be by an unknown artist, and showed an unidentified location – a ruined bridge. But research and conservation carried out in partnership […]
PRESS RELEASE: Thursday 5 October 2017 Derby Museums has received confirmation of funding from both the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Arts Council England (ACE), for the Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill project. This project will sustainably redevelop Derby Silk Mill, site of the world’s first factory and part of the UNESCO Derwent […]