Introducing Make Works Derby and Derbyshire

Make Works are making manufacturing accessible. Think of it like a public library. An open resource made by dedicated factory finders where you can discover skilled manufacturers, tools and materials to make work with in your area. We have been out in Derby and Derbyshire with Co-production volunteers to film local manufacturers over the past […]

Derby Museums Business Plan 2018 -2022

Derby Museums has published a new Business Plan that sets out our strategic objectives and how we plan to develop the organisation over the next 4 years. The plan’s high level aims align with the goals of Arts Council England of promoting excellence, providing access for all, building sustainable organisations, innovation and working with young people. […]

Derby Museums Annual Review 2016-2017

This year we’ve welcomed almost 125,000 visitors to Derby Museums through a varied programme of exhibitions, activities and commercial events. Highlights include The Story of Children’s Television from 1946 to Today, A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes at Pickford’s House and the start of the redevelopment of our World Cultures gallery. We were also […]

Volunteer Opportunities – November 2017

We’ve had an indUStrious month with Halloween, half-term and a heck of a lot of co-production volunteering! During October our brilliant volunteer community collectively gave a whopping 1,724 hours in volunteering to Derby Museums Trust.  The following Opportunities Post is possibly the largest ever and is jam packed with exciting new ways to get active, […]