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 […]
Our CALL FOR MAKERS is now open! Come and be a part of our sixth Mini Maker Faire at The Silk Mill Museum, during the next few years, Maker Faire will go on tour whilst The Silk Mill Museum undergoes a process of significant redevelopment. We’re looking for shed dwellers, couch crafters and kitchen table tinkerers […]
FIGMENT first burst on to Cathedral Green in 2016 as part of an international programme in North America and Australia. After a fabulous day of colour, celebration and creativity we are delighted to once again bring this participatory art event back to Derby. FIGMENT Derby 2017 will take place on Saturday 19th August 11:00 -17:00. Last […]
Derby Silk Mill Museum of Making programming continues into November and December, plus The Silk Mill is open right up to Christmas Eve! Be part of reimagining the Museum of Making – with workshops on spaces, collections, materials and creating full-scale prototypes of The Silk Mill space. Also, our regular family and making programming continues […]
Here at Derby Museums we are passionate about embedding participation in our museums. We’ve been working hard since we were founded in 2012 to find ways to embed involvement by our communities and stakeholders in the work that we do. This has been particularly demonstrated in: the ‘RE:Make Project‘ at The Silk Mill, where we […]
Derby Museums Trust has been invited to apply for £2.58 million from the Arts Council’s large capital funding programme. It is one of only 16 organisations across England to have been invited to apply.
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