Changing Lives Through Art

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Featured Exhibitions and Events

September 2014 – January 2015

Exhibition
September 27, 2014 – February 15, 2015 all-day
High Spirits - The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson @ The Holburne Museum
The absurdities of fashion, the perils of love, political machinations and royal intrigue were the daily subject matter of Thomas Rowlandson, one of the leading caricaturists of Georgian England. Rowlandson was working at a time when English satirical prints were...
Exhibition
November 1, 2014 – January 18, 2015 all-day
Confected, Borrowed and Blue...an installation by Paul Scott @ Davidson Gallery | Bath | United Kingdom
The iconic blues and whites of Paul Scott’s printed ceramics will transform the Holburne’s ballroom table. First researching in print archives, Paul Scott excavates the raw graphic material used to produce blue and white transferware. Then, using altered antique wares...
Exhibition
Turner: Watercolours from the West - An intimate touring Show @ Wirth Gallery | Bath | United Kingdom
This exhibition brings together eight watercolours by JMW Turner from five important art collections: Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, the Holburne Museum and the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath, The Wilson in Cheltenham and a private collection in Somerset. Early...

News

Brian Blessed Animation

Brian Blessed has one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices in the acting world and he is the perfect narrator for a short animation which introduces the protagonists of High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson an exhibition...

The Holburne Lantern Procession

Thank you so much for making this year’s Holburne Lantern Procession the best ever. It was a magical night ‘On the High Seas’ with a mermaid, octopus, large jellyfish, a submarine, mini jellyfish and a magnificent galleon made by the...

Fairy Christmas Party

Following her successful installation in the Collection galleries earlier this year, Tessa Farmer and her wayward skeleton fairies have returned for one last hurrah. The fairies have returned, landing their spaceship (of sea urchin, crab, butterfly and bug) on top...
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