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

June – September 2017

Exhibition
June 23, 2017 – October 1, 2017 all-day
Tapestry Here and Now @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
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Adults Exhibition Music
August 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ 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 throughout the evening. Discover the treasures of our collection...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Featured Talk
August 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Creative Process and Progress with Candace Bahouth @ The Holburne Museum
Artist Candace Bahouth, designer at the iconic Erhman Tapestries for over 25 years presents a lively, illustrated lecture exploring the development of her work over her career. Candace will describe how a love of woven tapestry inspired her own strikingly...
Families Family Workshops
September 10, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mosaic Magic @ The Holburne Museum
Have fun learning how to design and create a simple mosaic tile, taking inspiration from the beautiful patterns and colours in our decorative arts collection. All materials are included and mosaics can be taken home on the day. Feel free...
Lunchtime Concert Music
September 12, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
In the Still of the Night  @ The Holburne Museum
Let us dream! It is the hour…This recital brings together songs from across the centuries that are reflections on the power of reverie and the nature of dreams. From Handel’s salutation to Morpheus the god of sleep, through the late...
Evening Lecture Talk
September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thomas Lawrence and the Waterloo Chamber @ The Holburne Museum
Desmond Shawe-Taylor will discuss one of the most significant commissions of Sir Thomas Lawrence’s career, depicting the heroes and monarchs responsible for the overthrow of Napoleon and the diplomats who rebuilt Europe in his wake. Beginning before the Battle of...

News

Margaret Roper Remembered

It is terribly sad to learn of Margaret Roper’s passing away. The Holburne owes a tremendous debt to Margaret and the entire Roper family. They supported every initiative the Museum put their way – from sponsoring Xa Sturgis in the...

Meissen Porcelain Bourdaloue

Conservation of the Collection: Meissen Porcelain bourdaloue ‘Aux Plaisirs des Dames’ – for the lady’s pleasure Following a fascinating conservation project one of the most unusual items in Sir William Holburne’s collection, a bourdaloue, or lady’s chamberpot, will go on...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Pathways to Wellbeing celebrates its first birthday! The Holburne Museum’s Pathways to Wellbeing programme promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through using the Museum’s collection, exhibitions and site in Bath to inspire and engage people, ‘Changing Lives Through Art.’ In...
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