A PERSONAL COLLECTION OF VIVIENNE WESTWOOD SHOES


A Touring Exhibition from The Civic, Barnsley

At: PICKFORD'S HOUSE

From: 17 June 2017 to 17 September 2017

Open: As per opening times at Pickford's House

Admission cost: Give what you think

Suitable for: Everyone

A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes, this ultimate indulgence shows how a private collector has built this collection over the last 15 years, choosing them for their innovative attitude towards design and most importantly their passion.

Vivienne Westwood is best known as the creator of punk and new wave fashions as well as for opening the Sex boutique with Malcolm McLaren in the 1970s. This collection of shoes spans the decades from that time.

Image: © John McIntire


​Derbyshire Unearthed

On until 23 September - 22 April


Archaeology Gallery - Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1 BS

Entry is FREE!


This exhibition celebrates the 20th anniversary of the
implementation of the Treasure Act and the founding of
the Portable Antiquities Scheme with a display of Treasure
objects from Derby Museums collection that were discovered by the public in the local area, such as beautiful medieval gold
jewellery, a Viking silver ingot and hoards of Roman coins.

This exhibition forms part of the national ‘20 Years of
Treasure’ celebrations organised in partnership with
the British Museum.


More info: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on


Finding Lines Exhibition

At: MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY

From: 15 July 2017 to 3 September 2017

Open: As per opening times at Museum and Art Gallery

Admission cost: FREE

Suitable for: Everyone

This exhibition features a fascinating variety of drawings, from Henry Moore to David Shrigley, Maggi Hambling and Frank Auerbach. Look out for commissioned works by Stephen Carley, Tim Shore, Susan Kester, Liz Atkin, Steve Chapman and Nick Parker in the gallery and adjacent spaces.

This co-produced exhibition of drawings began with a sequence of creative acts by 100s of participants, and builds on the notion of drawing as a tool to improve wellbeing. Keep an eye out for lines in your life to capture and share using the hashtag #FindingLines.

Image: Process Drawing © Stephen Carley

More information: derbymuseums.org


JUDGE DREDD TO WONDER WOMAN – THE WORK OF LIAM SHARP

From: 23 June 2017 to 3 September 2017

Open: As per opening times at Museum and Art Gallery

Admission cost: GIVE WHAT YOU THINK

Suitable for: Everyone

Currently living and working in California, Derby born writer and artist Liam Sharp is best known for his highly detailed comic work. His latest series, drawing Wonder Woman for DC, has seen Liam receive worldwide acclaim. This exhibition charts his 30 year career in comics, illustrating household names like Judge Dredd, the Hulk, Spider-Man and iconic DC characters such as Superman and now Wonder Woman, as well as writing and illustrating his own unique creations.

Liam is also the co-founder of the award-winning progressive digital storytelling company Madefire, taking words and pictures and adding sound and motion. Madefire recently produced the world’s first VR comics experience. This exhibition would not have been possible without the support of DC Entertainment.

Image: ™ & © DC Comics


OUR FRIENDS ELECTRIC Exhibition at Derby QUAD

Adventures in Robotics, AI and Other Stories

QUAD Gallery until 10th September

Suitable for all. Entry is FREE

Our Friends Electric is an exhibition in QUAD Gallery featuring artists who explore a range of themes and ideas relating to robots, artificial intelligence (AI), online networks and synthetic biology to highlight our hopes and fears for a present and future increasingly shaped by technological advance.

QUAD Gallery is open 7 days a week, Mon-Sat 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sun 12:00 - 5:00pm. Late night opening until 9:00pm on Thursdays 27th July, 17th August & 7th September.

QUAD's Extra Gallery Spaces presents Machine Made: Art, Robots & AI.


REMEMBERED IN DERBY

Explore how we remember those lost in conflict.

At: THE SILK MILL

From: 9 June 2017 to 23 July 2017

Open: As per opening times at The Silk Mill - Open 7 days 10am – 5pm (Thursdays 10am – 8pm)

Cost: FREE EVENT

Suitable for: Everyone

This exhibition draws on personal stories of commemoration from the collections of Derby Museums, the 9th/12th Lancers Regimental Museum and the Midland Railway Study Centre to explore how we remember those who were lost in conflict over the last 100 years. Learn more about the objects on display by picking up an exhibition family trail guide.


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