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

October – December 2015

Collection Featured
October 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am – January 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Lawrence Acquisition Campaign
Arthur Atherley bySir Thomas Lawrence The Holburne Museum has a rare and time-limited opportunity to acquire the preparatory oil sketch by Thomas Lawrence of one of his most successful portraits: Arthur Atherley We are launching an exciting campaign to raise...
October 24, 2015 – January 24, 2016 all-day
Nahoko Kojima Honey Bee @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Japanese paper cut artist Nahoko Kojima will create an intricate floating three dimensional sculpture from a single sheet of paper cut by hand. Her previous work includes ‘Cloud Leopard’ selected by the Crafts Council to be shown at Collect at...
Exhibition Featured
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...
November 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am – March 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Michael Eden History Re-Printed @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
  Michael Eden uses cutting-edge 3D printing technology to create objects inspired by historical themes. Eden will create a visually spectacular display on the Ballroom table, including new work influenced by the Holburne and its surroundings, exploring advancements in science...
Family Workshops Featured
November 23, 2015 – December 31, 2015 all-day
The Holburne Lantern Procession 2015
Well done to everyone involved in this year’s Holburne Lantern Procession. It was amazing! Please visit our Lantern Procession Gallery to see some images of this wonderful evening. Evoke Pictures_Holburne Museum_Lantern Procession-122 ShareTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
December 1, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A Golden Period of Songs @ The Holburne Museum
Richard Frewer (Tenor) David Price (Steinway Piano) Richard Frewer and David Price explore song at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in a recital which also includes poetry readings from the age. ShareTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email
Exhibition Featured Talk
December 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Royal Gold Reflections of Power @ The Holburne Museum
Gold has a long association with royal status. The regalia and other trappings of the sovereign have traditionally been made from gold, yet surprisingly little solid gold remains in the Royal Collection. Kathryn Jones will examine some of these gold...
Family Workshops
December 6, 2015 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
I'm a Calligrapher @ The Holburne Museum
A workshop with Elaine Guilding Elaine is an illustrator and calligrapher. She will bring along samples of her work, and show you how to do traditional letter forms using simple tools. Please note that all children must be accompanied by...


2016 Centenary Programme

The Holburne Museum Announces Major Exhibitions for 2016 Centenary Programme • Three new exhibitions – Impressionism: Capturing Life, Stubbs and the Wild and Silver: Light and Shade • Artist commissions for Djordje Ozbolt and Linda Brothwell • Special collection displays...

Holburne Lantern Procession Lights up the City

The Holburne Museum Lantern Procession, a spectacular community event, will light up Bath on Thursday 19 November. The Holburne Museum Lantern Procession has, over many years, grown from a small scale family celebration into a magical spectacle involving the whole...

Lawrence Acquisition Campaign

Please help us buy a beautiful and important painting. We have a rare and time-limited opportunity to acquire the preparatory oil sketch by Thomas Lawrence of one of his most successful portraits: Arthur Atherley We are launching an exciting campaign...
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