Changing Lives Through Art

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Featured Exhibitions and Events

October 2016 – February 2017

Exhibition
October 22, 2016 – January 22, 2017 all-day
Silver Light and Shade @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | England | United Kingdom
Silver: Light and Shade explores the unique properties of an extraordinary material. Best appreciated when handled and used, silver is lustrous and alive. The colour and patina of silver are affected by the techniques used to work it and the...
Collection Exhibition
November 17, 2016 – March 5, 2017 all-day
Djordje Ozbolt: The Grand Detour @ The Holburne Museum
Acclaimed artist Djordje Ozbolt is telling a new tale, responding directly to the Holburne’s paintings, sculpture and decorative arts. On display throughout the collection and grounds, these works lead us to discover exciting new perspectives on the past and see...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
From Design to Completion: The Making of the Mountain Burn Rosewater Dish @ The Holburne Museum
Illustrating the process of creating the Mountain Burn Rosewater dish, commissioned by the Goldsmiths’ Company, from the inception of the design inspired by the Scottish landscape through design development using 3D models, to making the piece in silver. Enjoy a...
Exhibition
February 11, 2017 – June 4, 2017 all-day
Bruegel Defining a Dynasty Exhibition @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | England | United Kingdom
The Holburne Museum is proud to announce the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty will unravel the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the...
Families Family Workshops
February 14, 2017 – February 15, 2017 all-day
Holiday Drop-In @ The Holburne Museum
Come and make a fun mobile of either merry dancers or creepy crawlies featured in paintings in our exhibition Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty. We will be holding two sessions on both 14 and 15 February: 10.30am- 12.30pm 1.30- 3.30pm ShareTwitterFacebookGoogle...
Family Workshops Learning
February 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Playful Portraits in Clay @ The Holburne Museum
Taking inspiration from the oil study of Arthur Atherley by Sir Thomas Lawrence, use clay and other materials to make playful portraits of yourself, family or friends. Start by making quick sketches and feeling familiar faces to translate features into...

News

Holburne Announcement

HOLBURNE MUSEUM’S DIRECTOR JENNIFER SCOTT APPOINTED SACKLER DIRECTOR AT DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY Jennifer Scott, Director of the Holburne Museum, has been appointed as the new Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery. Jennifer will take up this position in April 2017,...

New Work by Pieter Brueghel the Younger

New Work by Pieter Brueghel the Younger Discovered at the Holburne Museum The plot of Michael Frayn’s 1999 novel Headlong revolves around the rediscovery of a long-lost painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Fiction became happy reality at the Holburne...

Bruegel Defining a Dynasty

UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty includes newly discovered paintings in the Holburne Museum’s own collection 11 February to 4 June 2017 The Holburne Museum, Bath The Holburne Museum is proud to announce the UK’s first exhibition devoted...
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