Bruegel Defining a Dynasty

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Featured Exhibitions and Events

November 2016 – March 2017

Collection Exhibition
November 17, 2016 – March 5, 2017 all-day
Djordje Ozbolt: The Grand Detour @ The Holburne Museum
Acclaimed artist Djordje Ozbolt is telling a new tale, responding directly to the Holburne’s paintings, sculpture and decorative arts. On display throughout the collection and grounds, these works lead us to discover exciting new perspectives on the past and see...
Exhibition
February 11, 2017 – June 4, 2017 all-day
Bruegel Defining a Dynasty Exhibition @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | England | United Kingdom
The Holburne Museum is proud to announce the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty will unravel the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the...
Adults Exhibition Music
February 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Uplate @ The Holburne Museum
Holburne Up Lates are an invitation to socialise with friends and be inspired by art. Relax with friends and a drink, share some nibbles and enjoy music in the Garden Café from our resident DJ throughout the evening. Discover the...
Adults Workshop
March 4, 2017 – March 5, 2017 all-day
Paint a Self-portrait in Oils  @ The Holburne Museum
Saturday 4 March, 10.30am – 4.30pm Sunday 5 March, 11am – 4pm Learn the basics behind setting-up and creating a self-portrait in oil paint. From initial charcoal sketch right through to a full-tonal under-painting, you will be guided through the...
Exhibition
March 11, 2017 – June 4, 2017 all-day
Anne Desmet RA @ The Holburne Museum
Wirth Gallery Free Distinguished wood engraver Anne Desmet presents a series of journeys through time. These recent prints and mixed media collages will take you to New York, London and an imaginary beyond, exploring the tones and textures of changing...
Exhibition Talk Tea-time Talk
March 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bruegel's Blind Leading the Blind
Bruegel’s Blind Leading the Blind (1568): The Original and Its Afterlife This lecture will explore the fascinating imagery within Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Parable of the Blind (1568), relating it to contemporary social, political and artistic conditions. The talk  will...

News

Holburne Announcement

HOLBURNE MUSEUM’S DIRECTOR JENNIFER SCOTT APPOINTED SACKLER DIRECTOR AT DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY Jennifer Scott, Director of the Holburne Museum, has been appointed as the new Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery. Jennifer will take up this position in April 2017,...

New Work by Pieter Brueghel the Younger

New Work by Pieter Brueghel the Younger Discovered at the Holburne Museum The plot of Michael Frayn’s 1999 novel Headlong revolves around the rediscovery of a long-lost painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Fiction became happy reality at the Holburne...

Bruegel Defining a Dynasty

UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty includes newly discovered paintings in the Holburne Museum’s own collection 11 February to 4 June 2017 The Holburne Museum, Bath The Holburne Museum is proud to announce the UK’s first exhibition devoted...
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