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Changing Lives Through Art

Welcome to Bath’s Holburne Museum, open daily 10am to 5pm (Sunday and Bank Holiday 11am to 5pm).

Featured Exhibitions and Events

April – September 2018

Exhibition Featured
April 13, 2018 – July 1, 2018 all-day
Made for the Table @ The Holburne Museum
Made for the Table is a modern table setting featuring contemporary silver from the Goldsmiths’ Company Collection alongside other crafts, demonstrating how makers continue to be inspired to make beautiful objects for use. The exhibition explores the sensory experience of...
Exhibition
May 25, 2018 – September 16, 2018 all-day
Prized Possessions Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
The National Trust owns some of the finest paintings in Britain by Dutch masters of the Golden Age. Normally seen in the rooms of country houses, the best of these seventeenth-century paintings will be displayed together in a gallery for...
Exhibition Featured
June 14, 2018 – October 21, 2018 all-day
Bath to Baghdad @ The Holburne Museum
Discover the eclectic collection of art formed by Miss Ellen Tanner following her journey to the Middle East in the 1890s. From sumptuous textiles to delicate carved woodwork and lacquer and elaborately decorated metalwork, this collection is on display for...
Adults Exhibition Tour Workshop
June 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FREE Aroma-Tour @ The Holburne Museum
What does a work of art taste like? Does a painting have a unique smell? Enjoy a sensory exploration of different works of art through taste and smell with award-winning food historian Tasha Marks, founder of AVM Curiosities.This Aroma-Tour will...
Families Featured Friends
June 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holburne Friends' Summer Book Sale @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
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Exhibition Featured Music
June 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Drawn to the Holburne Discover the art of drawing in this vibrant Up Late curated by students and staff from the Bath School of Art and Design. Join us for an eclectic mix of pop-up talks, life drawing, hands-on art...
Adults Exhibition Featured Workshop
June 30, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Dutch Masters: Flower Arranging Workshop @ The Holburne Museum
Create your own Dutch-inspired floral arrangement in this workshop led by Rachel Wardley, founder of the Bath-based Talullah Rose Flower School. Beginning with a guided tour of the exhibition, Prized Possessions: Dutch Masterpieces from the National Trust, Rachel will demonstrate...
Adults Featured
September 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Gin Garden @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Tasting Note Join Great Western Wine at the Holburne Museum for the inaugural Gin Garden! An opportunity to taste and discuss a wide range of exceptional artisanal and batch gins from around Britain showcasing some of the wonderful gins now...

News

Great media coverage for Prized Possessions

Here’s a selection of some of the media coverage generated by our exhibition Prized Possessions: Masterpieces from National Trust Houses: The Times – A review written by Rachel Campbell-Johnston described our exhibition as ‘…a chance simply to stand and gaze...

Holburne Hosts GameTale

GameTale is a two day event during which designers and developers gather to develop video games and board games inspired by museum artefacts. This year the event is being hosted by the Holburne Museum and the games are inspired by...

New Silver Display

A toilet service which was given to the Museum by the late Margaret Roper in memory of her husband Brian Roper in 2016 is now on display on the top floor outside the Wirth gallery until Friday 8 June. This...
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Iwan & Manuela Wirth

The Davidson Family Charitable Trust

Friends of the Holburne Museum

Patrons of the Holburne Museum