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Featured Exhibitions and Events

June – October 2015

Exhibition Featured
June 27, 2015 – October 4, 2015 all-day
Canaletto Celebrating Britain @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
London: The Thames from Somerset House Terrace towards the City, 1750-51. ©-Her-Majesty-Queen-Elizabeth-II-2015. Royal Collection Trust Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697-1768), known popularly as Canaletto, is today remembered as one of Italy’s greatest view painters. His images of Venice were particularly popular...
Exhibition Featured
June 27, 2015 – October 4, 2015 all-day
Murmuration @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Laura Ellen Bacon has transformed the facade of the Holburne Museum with an intricate yet imposing sculpture. Visible from inside and outside the building, its surging, presence evokes the murmuration patterns of swallows and starlings. Murmuration is made entirely from...
Adults Exhibition Featured Music
August 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Up Late @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Begin your Bank Holiday weekend with us and enjoy a summer’s evening and after-hours access to our galleries and special exhibitions at our Friday Up Late. Relax with friends and a drink and enjoy music from DJ Pablo Tinte throughout...
Exhibition Featured Talk
September 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Laura Ellen Bacon @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Join sculptor Laura Ellen Bacon as she discusses her work with Stephen Feeke, Director New Art Centre, Roche Court where her work has previously been displayed. The evening will reveal an insight into both Laura’s practice and the practicalities of...
Exhibition Featured Talk
September 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Canaletto: Celebrating Britain @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Explore how the astonishing works Canaletto painted during his stay in Britain of 1746-55 were designed to celebrate a newly-confident, eclectic and booming Britain. Dr Steven Parissien is Director of Compton Verney, an established authority on Georgian art and curator...
October 1, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Gin Tasting
Join Gin Austen and chums for a stroll through the delights of the Spirit of England in the splendid setting of the Museum’s Ballroom Gallery. Enjoy a drop of gin with the most exciting regional makers in the UK and...
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October 24, 2015 @ 10:00 am – January 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Gold An exhibition from the Royal Collection @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Since it was first worked into decorative forms about 5000 years ago, gold has inspired and appealed to artists around the world. The rarity and incorruptibility of gold – as it does not tarnish – ensure that it has always...


Rev. Carter’s Trip Home

The Holburne’s portrait by George Stubbs of The Rev. Robert Carter Thelwall, his wife Charlotte Nelthorpe and their daughter Charlotte has returned to Lincolnshire for the summer. Until 27 September it will be on display at the Usher Gallery in...

Take One Exhibition

The Holburne Learning Team has run its first ‘Take One’ project – a programme developed by the National Gallery. We trained teachers from ten local primary schools to develop exciting cross-curricular learning using a Wedgwood jasperware vase as the springboard...

A Venetian Voyage

The voyage of the Susini Crouching Venus to Venice. The Holburne Museum is lending one of its masterpieces to an exciting forthcoming exhibition. The small-scale bronze will be travelling to Venice to be exhibited alongside a group of masterpieces of...
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