Derby QUAD also referred to as QUAD Derby is an arts centre in Derby, United Kingdom, first opened on 26 September 2008. It has a steel and glass design by Bath architects Feilden Clegg Bradley. When it was chosen over competing designs by Derby council cabinet in 2004 it was considered controversial. QUAD provides an art gallery, two cinemas, artists’ studios, and a cafe bar. The centre also has available spaces for people to create their own artwork.
QUAD is a cinema, gallery, cafe and workshop space that anyone can use. QUAD connects people and businesses to art and film for entertainment, education and participation. There are artist studios you can hire and a BFI Médiathèque which you can use to watch various videos. QUAD runs creative courses for adults and children. The cinema shows a range of different movies from old subtitle movies to the latest movies.Footnotes