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 […]

Derby Museums’ seeks to build on its £23,000 fundraising success at its November Celestial Ball

On 10th November, Derby Museums aims to repeat last year’s success of raising £11,500, which was then doubled by the Heritage Lottery Fund with this year’s Celestial Ball. A spearhead event in Derby Museums’ calendar, the Celestial Ball will be raising funds for the Derby Museums Endowment campaign, helping to secure the future of Derby’s […]

Call for Makers: Derby Mini Maker Faire 2018

Our CALL FOR MAKERS is now open! We’re looking for shed dwellers, couch crafters and kitchen table tinkerers to share their passion for making and show off their home-grown projects, at the 7th Derby Mini Maker Faire  on Saturday 27 October, at Eagle Market, Derby. There are a range of ways you can participate by […]

Let’s MAKE Christmas

This Christmas we are holding a celebration of contemporary craft produced in the region from Saturday 20 October – Friday 21 December 2018. We are looking for Midlands based creatives, makers & artisans to take part in Let’s MAKE Christmas at Derby Museum and Art Gallery shop. We are particularly interested in prints, ceramics, jewellery and […]