Changing Lives Through Art

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Featured Exhibitions and Events

June – October 2015

Exhibition Featured
June 27, 2015 – October 4, 2015 all-day
Canaletto Celebrating Britain @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
London: The Thames from Somerset House Terrace towards the City, 1750-51. ©-Her-Majesty-Queen-Elizabeth-II-2015. Royal Collection Trust Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697-1768), known popularly as Canaletto, is today remembered as one of Italy’s greatest view painters. His images of Venice were particularly popular...
Exhibition Featured
June 27, 2015 – October 4, 2015 all-day
Murmuration @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Laura Ellen Bacon has transformed the facade of the Holburne Museum with an intricate yet imposing sculpture. Visible from inside and outside the building, its surging, presence evokes the murmuration patterns of swallows and starlings. Murmuration is made entirely from...
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
October 6, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Aspects of Love  @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Musicke in the Ayre: Philippa Neaverson (soprano) & Din Ghani (lute) As well as songs about the torment of cruel lovers, Philippa and Din perform works celebrating hope, joy and contentment in love. They also include songs that recognize the...
Adults Featured Learning Music
October 16, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Loder Study Day @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Loder Family and Music in Provincial Britain Study Day The Holburne Museum (Bath, UK) £35 | Student concession £10 Organised by Bath Spa University’s Centre for Musical Research in collaboration with the Holburne Museum. A celebration of the Loder family...
October 24, 2015 – January 24, 2016 all-day
Nahoko Kojima Honey Bee @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Japanese paper cut artist Nahoko Kojima will create an intricate floating three dimensional sculpture from a single sheet of paper cut by hand. Her previous work includes ‘Cloud Leopard’ selected by the Crafts Council to be shown at Collect at...
Exhibition Featured
October 24, 2015 @ 10:00 am – January 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Gold An exhibition from the Royal Collection @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Since it was first worked into decorative forms about 5000 years ago, gold has inspired and appealed to artists around the world. The rarity and incorruptibility of gold – as it does not tarnish – ensure that it has always...


Rev. Carter’s Trip Home

The Holburne’s portrait by George Stubbs of The Rev. Robert Carter Thelwall, his wife Charlotte Nelthorpe and their daughter Charlotte has returned to Lincolnshire for the summer. Until 27 September it will be on display at the Usher Gallery in...

Take One Exhibition

The Holburne Learning Team has run its first ‘Take One’ project – a programme developed by the National Gallery. We trained teachers from ten local primary schools to develop exciting cross-curricular learning using a Wedgwood jasperware vase as the springboard...

A Venetian Voyage

The voyage of the Susini Crouching Venus to Venice. The Holburne Museum is lending one of its masterpieces to an exciting forthcoming exhibition. The small-scale bronze will be travelling to Venice to be exhibited alongside a group of masterpieces of...
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