Derby Museums’ three sites (the Museum & Art Gallery, Pickford’s House and the Silk Mill) are temporarily closed until further notice. Please visit our website and social media channels for updates. Please email info@derbymuseums.org with enquiries. We look forward to welcoming you back when it is safe for us to do so.
Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 4pm

The Museum & Art Gallery is closed on Mondays.

Find us at:

The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
01332 641901
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Process and Progress: The Creative Journeys of Ronald Pope and the Artists of the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award

** Following our closure announcement, we have unfortunately had to close all museum exhibitions until further notice (updates to follow as the Covid-19 situation develops) – www.derbymuseums.org/news.**

Explore the making process and progression of both modernist sculptor Ronald Pope (1920-1997) and of a series of artists who have all won the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award over the last 19 years. All artists were based in Derbyshire and their exploration of the landscape and people gives the work on display a sense of place.

The first exhibition shows work from artists that have previously won the Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award from their residency in Derbyshire alongside some of their work today and explores their different creative journeys since then. The Vickers Award is one of the most prestigious art competitions in the country and receives international recognition.

The second exhibition focuses on the Derbyshire sculptor, Ronald Pope, who created works in stone, metal and wood that can be found in dozens of locations across the Midlands. The exhibition shows approximately 60 works, which is the largest retrospective of Pope’s work to date.

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Cover Images (L-R):Detail of Yellow Path (Deborah) by Eleanor May Watson, oil on canvas © Foundation Derbyshire. Sculpture by Ronald Pope, bronze on a stone base © Artist’s Estate/Derby Museums. Detail of Mashing Mugs by Bartholomew Beal, oil on canvas © Foundation Derbyshire. Sculpture by Ronald Pope, steel on a marble base © Artist’s Estate/Derby Museums.
Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 4pm

The Museum & Art Gallery is closed on Mondays.

Find us at:

The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
01332 641901
info@derbymuseums.org
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