Pickford's House Museum

Pickford's House Museum
41 Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1DA
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John Whitehurst: Clocks And Rocks

John Whitehurst was a member of the Lunar Society, a clockmaker and one of the fathers of modern geology. The clock-making business that Whitehurst founded is the roots of Smith of Derby Ltd, which continues to make clocks in the city to this day. To celebrate a newly acquired workshop notebook this exhibition explores…

Sat 10 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

Tue 13 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

Wed 14 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

…and 23 more dates until 14 Jan 2017

Moneypenny's Derby

Explore 18th century Derby through the eyes of Joseph Pickford's close friend and colleague, George Moneypenny. This exhibition brings together a collection of fine architectural prints by Moneypenny and Robert Hancock, made to illustrate William Hutton's beautiful book, A History of Derby, of 1791. Moneypenny was a…

Sat 10 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

Tue 13 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

Wed 14 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

…and 63 more dates until 11 Mar 2017

Quickening

Quickening is a family of digital portraits, made using the latest RED camera technology. It taps into all that is uncanny about film and photography, using digital technology to blur the boundaries of the animate and inanimate, the past, and the 'passed away'. Inspired by nineteenth century 'photographer of souls' Julia…

Sat 10 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

Sun 11 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

Tue 13 Dec

Free / 01332 715181

…and 4 more dates until 17 Dec

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