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

October 2017 – March 2018

October 20, 2017 – April 8, 2018 all-day
Michael Petry: In the Realm of the Gods @ The Holburne Museum
In the Realm of the Gods explores the ley lines hidden beneath the city of Bath since the time of the Ancient Britons. Artist Michael Petry has created a newly commissioned glass ley line, to be shown alongside works exploring...
Exhibition Featured
February 9, 2018 – May 7, 2018 all-day
Anthony Fry: A Retrospective @ The Holburne Museum
We are delighted to be showing the first museum retrospective of the painter Anthony Fry (1927-2016), who enjoyed huge commercial success in Britain and America during his lifetime but has not previously been recognised by a major exhibition. Comprising works...
Adults Featured Workshop
February 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Made with Love @ The Holburne Museum
Love is in the air! Learn the art of quilling and craft a beautiful hand-made card for a sweetheart or a loved one. In this guided workshop, work with a series of coloured quilled papers to wind paper coils and...
Exhibition Families Family Workshops
February 13, 2018 – February 14, 2018 all-day
Elephants on Parade
Make a cheerful, colourful hanging decoration with elephants and camels – inspired by some of the paintings in our exhibition Anthony Fry: A Retrospective. Visit us either Tuesday 13 or Wednesday 14 February at the following times: Tuesday 13 and...
Exhibition Featured In Conversation Talk
February 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meet the Artist: Michael Petry @ The Holburne Museum
In this rare one-off event, meet artist Michael Petry in an intimate private view of his exhibit, In the Realm of the Gods. Join Michael over a drink from our pop-up bar in the Ballroom Gallery as he discusses his...
Exhibition Featured
March 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Moro Pop-up Restaurant @ The Holburne Museum
Sam and Sam Clark, founders of the award-winning London restaurant Moro, present a wonderful opportunity to enjoy their delicious food and the flavours of Spain and North Africa in Bath to celebrate the life and work of Anthony Fry. Your...


£65,733 raised for Miss Tanner’s Collection

We did it! We are delighted to announce that the Big Give Christmas Challenge 17 campaign has raised a total of £65,733. Thank you for your support which will allow us to restore Miss Ellen Tanner’s fascinating collection of Persian...

Donate to the Big Give – Help us Restore Miss Tanner’s Persian Treasures

For one week only 28 November – 5 December 2017, donations can be matched by the Big Give – meaning your donation can be doubled at no additional cost to you! Donate to the Big Give – help us raise...

2018 Exhibition Programme

THE HOLBURNE MUSEUM ANNOUNCES 2018 EXHIBITIONS PROGRAMME The Holburne Museum in Bath has today announced its 2018 exhibitions programme, including the first museum retrospective of the painter Anthony Fry, the first exhibition to bring together Dutch seventeenth-century paintings from National...
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