Derby Museum & Art Gallery & Pickford’s House are currently closed until further notice to comply with Government guidance. The Silk Mill is undergoing refurbishment to become the Museum of Making. Please visit our News page and social media channels for further updates.
Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday-Saturday 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 4pm

**Please note, reduced opening hours will be in operation during the Covid-19 crisis. The Museum & Art Gallery is closed on Mondays.

Find us at:

The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
01332 641901
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Museum of Making

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Sunday Closed

The building is currently closed to the public.

Find us at:

Silk Mill Lane, Derby DE1 3AF
01332 641901
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Pickford's House

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Sunday Closed

**Pickford’s House is currently closed to the public due to the Covid-19 crisis, but we hope to be able to re-open again very soon. Please follow our News page for updates:

Find us at:

41 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DA
01332 715181
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STEAM Sessions: What is STEAM and Why is it Important in Education Today?

In this first STEAM Session of our FREE online series, we’re exploring the basis of what STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Maths) learning is all about and it’s value in education today.
We’ll be in conversation with…

Dr Jennifer Bissonnette (Rhode Island School of Design)

Samantha Cairns (Cultural Learning Alliance)

Jade Parkinson-Hill (The STEAM School)

YOU (In this interactive session, you’ll have the opportunity to pose questions to all of our speakers).

Exploring questions such as…

How might ‘STEAM’ be defined? What value does STEAM powered learning offer to education? How is STEAM being implemented in schools and other organisations? What are our hopes for the future of STEAM?

All who sign-up/attend the session will also gain access to our brand new online STEAM ‘Slack Channel’, to continue the discussion, network with other teachers/educators & share free STEAM links & resources.

Suitable as CPD for teachers (EYFS through to post-16) & other educators.

Booking essential.

This session is part of the new Museums of Making’s Institute of STEAM curriculum.

The deadline for booking onto this event has passed.