Welcome to The Holburne Museum

Changing Lives Through Art

Welcome to Bath’s Holburne Museum, free admission and open daily 10am to 5pm (Sunday and Bank Holiday 11am to 5pm).

Featured Exhibitions and Events

June – September 2017

Exhibition
June 23, 2017 – October 1, 2017 all-day
Tapestry Here and Now @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
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Families Family Workshops Learning
July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017 all-day
Summer Art Camp (5-11 year olds) @ The Holburne Museum
Due to popular demand we are now offering four Art Camp weeks packed full of fun, creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions and led by our experienced team of artists.  The schedule of activities for week commencing...
Learning Young People
July 31, 2017 @ 9:30 am – August 5, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Bronze Arts Award Week (for 11-16 year olds) @ The Gardener's Lodge | Bath | United Kingdom
Monday 31 July – Saturday 5 August 9.30am- 4.30pm (Saturday 6 August, 9.30am – 1pm) £250 (maximum of 10 places available) Arts Award is a nationally recognised qualification which supports young people to develop their creativity, communication and leadership skills...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Featured Talk
August 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Creative Process and Progress with Candace Bahouth @ The Holburne Museum
Artist Candace Bahouth, designer at the iconic Erhman Tapestries for over 25 years presents a lively, illustrated lecture exploring the development of her work over her career. Candace will describe how a love of woven tapestry inspired her own strikingly...
Exhibition Study Day Talk
September 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tapestries: The Narratives of our Times @ The Holburne Museum
To celebrate Tapestry: Here & Now, the Holburne is delighted to bring together a distinguished panel of international speakers, all of them exhibiting their work in our Tapestry exhibition. The symposium will explore the relevance of tapestry as a means of conveying...

News

Margaret Roper Remembered

It is terribly sad to learn of Margaret Roper’s passing away. The Holburne owes a tremendous debt to Margaret and the entire Roper family. They supported every initiative the Museum put their way – from sponsoring Xa Sturgis in the...

Meissen Porcelain Bourdaloue

Conservation of the Collection: Meissen Porcelain bourdaloue ‘Aux Plaisirs des Dames’ – for the lady’s pleasure Following a fascinating conservation project one of the most unusual items in Sir William Holburne’s collection, a bourdaloue, or lady’s chamberpot, will go on...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Pathways to Wellbeing celebrates its first birthday! The Holburne Museum’s Pathways to Wellbeing programme promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through using the Museum’s collection, exhibitions and site in Bath to inspire and engage people, ‘Changing Lives Through Art.’ In...
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Iwan & Manuela Wirth

The Davidson Family Charitable Trust

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