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Buxton Museum and Art Gallery events

We host a range of exciting events for all the family to enjoy.


Events

All events are drop-in unless stated otherwise. See attached leaflets for details.

You can join our mailing list to be kept informed about the many events, exhibitions and workshops which we host throughout the year.

For more information email buxton.museum@derbyshire.gov.uk or telephone 01629 533540.

Summer make and takes

Family fun - art activities

Thursdays from 26 July to 30 August 2018, between 10am and midday

Family-friendly art activities led by local artists and inspired by our collections of archaeology, geology, art and local history.

Family fun - archaeological artwork

Thursday 26 July, between 10am and midday

Make your own cave painting inspired by our archaeological objects with local artist Creeping Toad. Part of the Festival of Archaeology Fringe.

Family fun - bone detectives

Thursday 2 August, between 10am and midday

Practice your drawing skills inspired by our fossils and bones, with local artist Tracy Barlow.

Family fun - curious creatures

Thursday 9 August, between 10am and midday

Make clay models of Peak District animals with local artist Sarah Males.

Family fun - Derbyshire dioramas

Thursday 16 August, between 10am and midday

Make and take your own mini environment with local artist Sarah Males.

Family fun - bags of character

Thursday 23 August, between 10am and midday

Design your own bag to carry your holiday finds in with local artist Tracy Barlow.

Family fun - lots of pots

Thursday 30 August, between 10am and midday

Paint your own ceramic inspired by our Derbyshire souvenirs with local artist Tracy Barlow.

Free entry, but donations are welcome. Allow 30 minutes to take part.

Half term

Family fun - bats about bats

Thursday 1 November, between 10am and - midday

Make finger puppets of your favourite creatures of the night with local artist Sarah Males. Free, drop in, allow 30 minutes to take part.