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Richard Long Exhibition

Richard Long Exhibition. Artist Rooms: Drawn from the Land
Influential British artist Richard Long makes art based on the action of walking in the natural landscape. This collection explores the artist’s radical re-thinking of art and landscape, set against the backdrop of Derby and the Peak District.

Sat 2nd Dec/Sun 4th Mar
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Marion Adnams
Marion Adnams A Singular Woman

Marion Adnams: A Singular Woman Exhibition, bringing together the full and diverse range of her art for the first time in almost fifty years.

Sat 2nd Dec/Sun 4th Mar
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Derbyshire Unearthed
Derbyshire Unearthed

This two part exhibition celebrates the 20th anniversary of the implementation of the Treasure Act and the founding of the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

Thu 4th Jan/Sun 22nd Apr
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Tots Make and Do: A Wright Old Story

Tots Make and Do is a weekly session where we welcome 2-5 year olds and their grown-ups for crafts, games and stories inspired by our fabulous collections.

Fri 2nd Feb
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Winter Tree Identification

Walking around Belper Parks, you will learn how to identify trees found in the Derwent Valley

Sat 3rd Feb
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Marion Adnams
Marion and her Circle Talk

In this illustrated talk, exhibition co-curator and independent researcher, Val Wood, explores the artist’s links with her contemporaries.

Sat 3rd Feb
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Family Friday
Energy Engineer

Make your own Green Energy Device to take home.

Sat 3rd Feb
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Steam tots

This sensory exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths) will be continuing at the Museum and Art Gallery.

Sat 3rd Feb
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Hanson’s Valuation Days

Hanson’s Valuation Days Come along and meet a member of the Hanson’s valuation team who will be able to advise on antiques, jewellery, coins, ceramics and more! Time: 10am-12noon, Wednesday 7th February Venue: Pickford’s House Free – donations welcome. Refreshments available. Suitable for adults.

Wed 7th Feb
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How to Build a Pole-Lathe

Discover the history and modern-day uses of pole-lathes and try your hand yourself!

Fri 9th Feb/Sun 11th Feb
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Tots Make and Do: Heart of Gold

HEART OF GOLD – Tots Make and Do is a weekly session where we welcome 2-5 year olds and their grown-ups for crafts, games and stories inspired by our fabulous collections.

Fri 9th Feb
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Energetic
Energetic

Set in the beautiful historic surroundings of Pickford’s House, Energetic pulls together stunning photography, thought-provoking artworks and objects from Derby Museums’ collection to consider the energy stories hidden inside everyday objects and actions.

Sat 10th Feb
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Dry stone walling

Explore walling in different styles through a talk and practical session

Sat 10th Feb
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Handling History

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where you can get up close to some historic objects from our collection.

Tue 13th Feb
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Tots Make and Do – Chinese New Year

Tots Make and Do is a weekly session where we welcome 2-5 year olds and their grown-ups for crafts, games and stories inspired by our fabulous collections.

Fri 16th Feb
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Nature in Focus: Pangolin Day!

Celebrate our Nature Gallery mascot with our special Pangolin Day event. Enjoy pangolin activities and stories with our Nature Ambassadors and the author Rachel Shaw, author of Pipisin the Pangolin.

Sat 17th Feb
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Learn to build a gate

Learn how you can create a simple rustic gate to use on your land using greenwood working skills to work with Sweet Chestnut and Hazel, take away the gate you make at the end!

Sat 17th Feb
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Half Term Happening

Half Term Happening at Strutt’s North Mill. Fun activities for children during the February half term.

Mon 19th Feb/Wed 21st Feb
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Introduction to trainer skills

This is aimed at individuals who have responsibility for training others within an organisation or community group in the Lower Derwent Valley. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to plan, deliver and evaluate effective training sessions.

Tue 20th Feb/Tue 21st Nov
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Cromford Mills yard
Arkwright’s Activities

ARKWRIGHT’S ACTIVITIES – Bring your little ones to Cromford Mills and get involved in our fantastic half term Club! With two sessions each day there’s plenty to occupy young minds during the holiday.

Tue 20th Feb/Thu 22nd Feb
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Georgian Jollies

We invite you to come and be inspired by the people who have lived and worked in this beautiful home in times gone by. Hear their stories, and take part in some extra special activities inspired by their time in the house

Tue 20th Feb
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A Soldier’s Life

A Soldier’s Life Meet some local soldiers in our Soldiers’ Story Gallery, try on some equipment and find out what life is like in the modern army. Time: Tuesday 20 February – Friday 23 February, 11am – 2pm each day Venue: Derby Museum and Art Gallery Free – donations welcome. Suitable for all.

Tue 20th Feb
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Marion Adnams
The Art Hub Exquisite Corpse

Surrealist artists played a collaborative game known as ‘Exquisite Corpse’. Join in with other visitors and see what you can create together.

Wed 21st Feb
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James Lewis antiques
An Evening Of Antiques with James Lewis

An evening of antiques with James Lewis at Cromford Mills, talking about himself and how to spot a bargain and what treasures are worth.

Wed 21st Feb
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Georgian Jollies

Georgian Jollies We invite you to come and be inspired by the people who have lived and worked in this beautiful home in times gone by. Hear their stories, and take part in some extra special activities inspired by their time in the house. Time: 10am – 12pm, 1-3pm, Thursday 22nd February Venue: Pickford’s House […]

Thu 22nd Feb
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Marion Adnams
Drawn Inspiration

Special, themed editions of this popular adult drawing class, inspired by Marion Adnams’ approach to drawing

Thu 22nd Feb
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Derbyshire Unearthed
Design your own currency Derbyshire Unearthed

Design your own currency: Derbyshire Unearthed
Be inspired by our collection and join us for a workshop to design your own currency.

Thu 22nd Feb
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Derbyshire Unearthed
Make Your Own Talisman Derbyshire Unearthed

Make your own talisman, an object that brings you good luck! A chance to upcycle and charge your talisman with energy, enthusiasm and magical powers. 

Thu 22nd Feb
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Family Friday
Family Friday Stones and Circles

Family Friday: Stones and Circles
Explore natural materials and processes to create a Richard Long inspired artwork.

Fri 23rd Feb
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Water courses at Cromford Mills
Drawing on the past

An introduction to archaeological illustration using Cromford Mill and its industrial heritage with artist Chris Lewis-Jones

Sat 24th Feb
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Marion Adnams
Paper Sculpture Workshop

Join local sculptor, Tan Draig, to learn the skills and techniques of paper sculpture. Have a go at creating your own paper figure to take home.

Sat 24th Feb
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Handling History

Handling History is our regular object handling morning where you can get up close to some historic objects from our collection.

Tue 27th Feb
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