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Giant inflatable sculptures part of QUAD Gallery Summer Exhibition

Giant inflatable sculptures part of QUAD Gallery Summer Exhibition

17 May 2022

Image courtesy and copyright Bruce Asbestos

Bruce Asbestos: Eye of Newt 2.0 in QUAD Gallery, Derby, from 23 July – 30 October

A new exhibition in QUAD Gallery in July will feature giant inflatable sculptures including a giant yellow worm, a group of green frogspawn and a giant cartoon arm. Eye of Newt 2.0 is a new exhibition by Nottingham-based artist Bruce Asbestos and features new co-commissions for QUAD in partnership with the Bluecoat, Liverpool. 

QUAD Presents Film Marquee at SIGNALS Festival

QUAD Presents Film Marquee at SIGNALS Festival

17 May 2022

QUAD is pleased to be presenting a film marquee at the SIGNALS Festival at Crich Tramway Village on Saturday 11 June.

During the festival, QUAD will be screening Oasis: Supersonic and Coldplay: A Head Full Of Dreams with special guest speaker; Director Mat Whitecross. There will also be a late night screening of British comedy Sightseers which was partly filmed on location at Crich.

QUAD to hold JAPAN FEST a celebration of Japanese culture in July

QUAD to hold JAPAN FEST a celebration of Japanese culture in July

28 April 2022

QUAD in Derby will hold a celebration of Japanese culture in July. Japan Fest is a brand-new event organised by Otaku World in association with QUAD. Besides performances, film, and anime, activities will include workshops, Japanese arts and crafts plus authentic handmade food and Japanese inspired drinks.

Japan Fest is open to all ages, adults, children and especially for families on a day designed to gain a deeper understanding of Japanese culture.

QUAD to host a 24 Hour Horror Movie Cinema Marathon in June

QUAD to host a 24 Hour Horror Movie Cinema Marathon in June

11 April 2022

The DMP Summer Scare-A-Thon - 24 Hour Horror Movie Cinema Marathon (18)

Funded Easter Activities for Free School Meal Recipients

Funded Easter Activities for Free School Meal Recipients

7 April 2022

QUAD have been fortunate to secure funding from Derby City Council to put on a number creative and physical activities over the Easter Half Term.

We will be hosting a variety of FREE activity for children and young people aged 8-16 years old, who are eligible for FREE SCHOOL MEALS.

If you are eligible and would like to book onto any of the following activities, please email creativewellbeing@derbyquad.co.uk

What's On In April

What's On In April

1 April 2022

Find out what is on in QUAD's cinemas during April by viewing our online Film Programme here.

Creative Wellbeing exhibition as part of FORMAT22 Presents exhibitions in Derby 

Creative Wellbeing exhibition as part of FORMAT22 Presents exhibitions in Derby 

28 March 2022

Creative Wellbeing is a new exhibition, part of FORMAT22 Presents in Derby, which includes artwork by participants who attended a variety of QUAD’s workshops. Various Creative Wellbeing groups worked with Photographer Jon Legge to learn digital photography skills. Participants were asked to bring an object which meant something to them, and then documented the objects using an improvised photography studio, to produce an archive of artefacts which describe people’s lives, journeys, families and culture.

QUAD Appoint New Chairperson to Board of Trustees

QUAD Appoint New Chairperson to Board of Trustees

21 March 2022

The Board of Trustees at QUAD in Derby are delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Gregory as the charity’s new Chairperson. General Counsel and a member of the Executive Team at Rolls-Royce, Mark takes up the position this Spring, after already joining the QUAD board at the start of the year.

QUAD, Derby to donate sales from film preview screening to support Ukraine

QUAD, Derby to donate sales from film preview screening to support Ukraine

15 March 2022

QUAD in Derby will be donating ticket sales from a special film preview screening of the new film Olga to support the Ukrainian relief effort.

QUAD has joined cinemas from across the UK to present a special preview of Olga, a new film about a young Ukrainian gymnast, with a portion of the proceeds going to charities supporting the Ukrainian relief effort. The screening will be introduced by Joe Kupranec, the Derby Branch Vice Chair of the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain.

QUAD’s Season of Play: Play During the Pandemic Open Call for UK Based Artists

QUAD’s Season of Play: Play During the Pandemic Open Call for UK Based Artists

11 March 2022

Image: teamLab, What a Loving, and Beautiful World, 2016 (detail). Image by Charlotte Jopling

Open Call Opens: Friday 11 March 2022,10am (GMT) 
Open Call Closes: Sunday 1 May 2022, 23:59 pm (GMT) 
Exhibition Dates: 23rd July–30th October 2022 
Exhibition Launch: 22nd July 2022, 6:30 pm 

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