Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

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

The Museum is closed on Mondays.

Find us at:

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

Museum and Art Gallery

From 14 May 2019 to 12 November 2019

As per opening times at Museum and Art Gallery

The Recovery Quilt was created by over 50 participants who stitched their personal responses to ‘recovery’. Taking inspiration from the ‘Crimea Quilts’ made by convalescent soldiers, the quilt is made up of hand-stitched textiles using vintage linens and threads. Responding to official war photographer Mark Neville’s Battle Against Stigma project, to raise awareness about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, the quilt references a history of conflict and recovery, illustrating the participants’ personal journeys and stories.

The project was led by Common Threads, an arts organisation supporting wellbeing through creative practice.

Museum and Art Gallery

Opening hours:

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

The Museum is closed on Mondays.

Find us at:

The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
01332 641901
info@derbymuseums.org
Plan your visitto Museum and Art Gallery