Changing Lives Through Art

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Featured Exhibitions and Events

February – March 2015

Gwen John to Lucian Freud Home and the World Dexter Dalwood Selects from the Swindon Collection @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Throughout the 1980s the National Gallery in London hosted a series of exhibitions called The Artist’s Eye which displayed groups of paintings chosen by eminent artists. Dexter Dalwood saw these shows while he was student at St Martin’s School of...
The Observer Observed: A Portrait of Don McCullin by Charlotte Sorapure
Saturday 14 March to Sunday 7 June Free This spring the Holburne unveils its latest painting by a winner of the Holburne Portrait Prize, Charlotte Sorapure. Her subject is the renowned photographer Don McCullin CBE, who is celebrating his 80th...
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March 21, 2015 – May 17, 2015 all-day
Nicholas Rena: After Matisse
Nicholas Rena: After Matisse Saturday 21 March to Sunday 17 May 2015 Free Nicholas Rena has created an installation of entirely new work for the Holburne’s Ballroom table, a series of monumental bowls. Orderly yet vigorous, these colourful vessels are...


Gallery Closure

Brownsword Gallery Closing for Essential Works Wednesday 25 March to Saturday 25 April We very much regret that the Brownsword Picture Gallery will be closed throughout the Easter period for essential works. When Sir Reginald Blomfield converted the Sydney Hotel’s...

New Portrait of Don McCullin Unveiled

A stunning new portrait of Don McCullin by Charlotte Sorapure has been unveiled at the Holburne today. The new commission is part of a small display which included works lent by McCullin himself entitled ‘The Observer Observed‘

Bath’s Museums Working Together

We are delighted to have been awarded a grant from Arts Council England’s Museum resilience fund for ‘Bath’s Museums Working Together’. Building on the success of the past two years in developing Bath’s audiences, this grant enables us to formalise...
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