Get your hooves on! Less than ten Rams left to sponsor!

A unique world-class art sculpture trail in Derby for summer 2020 Businesses that have not yet signed up to be part of the Derby Ram Trail are being urged to ruminate no longer, as less than 10 Rams remain available for sponsorship. To date, over 20 businesses have registered to take part in the project […]

An Evening of Curiosity raises thousands for Derby Museums

Image: Guests encounter some of the museum’s more unusual objects at the Evening of Curiosity annual ball. View more pictures from the Evening of Curiosity here. Derby Museums was delighted to welcome over 100 guests through its doors on Saturday 12th October for An Evening of Curiosity; the museum’s annual fundraising ball 2019, which succeeded in […]

Let’s MAKE Christmas is back for 2019!

This Saturday 19th October ‘Let’s MAKE Christmas 2019’ launches at Derby Museum and Art Gallery shop! Following the success of last year’s event, and back by popular demand, this Christmas sees the return of Let’s MAKE Christmas; a seasonal celebration of contemporary craft produced in the region, running from Saturday 19 October – Tuesday 24 […]

New Season Announced

Our latest season of events has just been announced! With our exciting exhibitions and events you’re sure to find something to brighten even the darkest of winter days. October saw the launch of the Derbyshire Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2020 with a visit from His Excellency Ambassador Tsuroka – Japanese Ambassador to the UK – […]

Artists wanted for Derby Ram Trail!

Derby Museums are inviting artists from across Derbyshire and beyond to submit their designs for the Derby Ram Trail, a unique public art event that will take place in the city centre next summer. Based on artist Michael Pegler’s famous stone ram sculpture, located on Derby’s East Street, the Derby Ram Trail will see 30, […]

Derby Museums develops international partnership for a new generation of collaborative leaders

Image courtesy of Dessa Lohrey Derby Museums has been successful in securing funding and support from Arts Council England and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch) to develop a ‘Transforming Leadership’ programme in a significant international partnership. Derby Museums is teaming up with National Arts Strategies (NAS) with support from the University of Pennsylvania’s Center […]

Rolls-Royce aircraft engine winched into the new Museum of Making, Derby

Image credit: Photograph taken by Speller Metcalfe Rolls-Royce aircraft engine winched into the new Museum of Making, Derby One year from now this engine, plus 50,000 other objects will be on display Video credit: Video produced by Speller Metcalfe Whilst families are enjoying the summer holidays, staff and volunteers have been busy continuing to create the new […]

Let’s MAKE Christmas: Calling Artists and Makers!

Image credit: All work in image produced by Justine Nettleton We’re looking for Midlands-based Artists and Makers to take part in this year’s Christmas campaign in the Museum Shop! Following the success of last year’s event, and back by popular demand, this Christmas sees the return of Let’s MAKE Christmas; a seasonal celebration of contemporary […]