Derby Museums wins national education award

Derby Museum and Art Gallery has received the prestigious Sandford Award, which is for quality in heritage education, and has been given a commendation for its schools provision.  The award follows an assessment visit to the museum, observations of schools’ sessions, and examination of a range of supporting processes and procedures. Derby Museum also joins […]

December fun thanks to the National Lottery #ThanksToYou

From 4-9 December 2018, Derby Museums is offering a special Buy-One-Get-One-Free deal* on hot drinks to National Lottery players in its Coffee House at Derby Museum & Art Gallery on the Strand. Derby Museums is one of hundreds of participating National Lottery-funded visitor attractions across the UK saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money […]

Moving WWI performance at Derby Museums commemorates local people

On Saturday 24 November, Derby Museum and Art Gallery will showcase The Unreturning Army, a special performance by Cotton Grass Theatre commemorating the love, loss and bravery of local people who lived through the First World War. Bringing together reminiscences, music and poetry, this poignant tribute will draw on the incredible stories of local people, […]

Derby Museums launches Let’s MAKE Christmas!

This weekend ‘Let’s MAKE Christmas’ launches at Derby Museum and Art Gallery shop, show-casing the work of the region’s most talented designers and makers in a celebration of contemporary craft. There is a fantastic range of beautiful products including prints, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, photography, glass and greetings cards. All are made locally and are not […]