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Featured Exhibitions and Events

October 2016 – February 2017

Exhibition
October 22, 2016 – January 22, 2017 all-day
Silver Light and Shade @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | England | United Kingdom
Silver: Light and Shade explores the unique properties of an extraordinary material. Best appreciated when handled and used, silver is lustrous and alive. The colour and patina of silver are affected by the techniques used to work it and the...
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...
Evening Lecture Featured Friends Talk
December 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Glory, Azure and Gold @ The Holburne Museum
The stained-glass windows of the Dorset artist Thomas Denny are arguably one of the best kept secrets of the art world. His windows are to be seen in Durham, Gloucester, Hereford and Leicester Cathedrals and in many of England’s finest...
Collection Featured Talk Tea-time Talk
January 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Curator's Choice: The Mouth of Truth @ The Holburne Museum
How do you cheat a lie detector? Especially a magical flesh-eating one made by the most revered poet of Ancient Rome? Come and find out in this talk exploring one of the museum’s charming Italian Baroque cabinet paintings. Michele Rocca’s...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Making of the Mountain Burn Rosewater Dish @ The Holburne Museum
Illustrating the process of creating the Mountain Burn Rosewater dish, commissioned by the Goldsmiths’ Company, from the inception of the design inspired by the Scottish landscape through design development using 3D models, to making the piece in silver. Enjoy a...
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...

News

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...

Five Star Review for Stubbs and the Wild

Great news for our new exhibition Stubbs and the Wild opening on Saturday 25 June. Jonathan Jones from the Guardian rated it with five stars! The art critic not only rated the exhibition very highly, he also finished his 5...
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Iwan & Manuela Wirth

The Davidson Family Charitable Trust

Friends of the Holburne Museum

Patrons of the Holburne Museum