Contemporaries Events

Winter / Spring 2014  –  dates for your diary
Holburne Contemporaries have free entry to these events with a guest; kindly reserve your ticket from the main Information Desk. Join the Holburne Contemporaries today to enjoy the following events:

Private View:  Joseph Wright of Derby: Bath and Beyond
Friday 24 January, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Exhibition runs 25 January to 5 May 2014 
Joseph Wright of Derby
© Self-portrait Wearing a Feathered Hat. C.1770 Derby Museum

Artist Talks and Film Screenings 

The Secret Society: A Ballroom Banquet
Tuesday 25 February, 7.30pm. Davidson Ballroom Gallery
Curator of Decorative Art, Matthew Winterbottom, will talk to contemporary artist Kathy Dalwood discussing her unique installation pieces which will be displayed on the Ballroom table.

Artists in 3D
Tuesday 11 March, 7.30pm
Dr Michael Pritchard, Director-General of the Royal Photographic Society, will present a screening and discussion on the extraordinary developments in 3D Stereoscopic Photography from Queen Victoria to the present day.  This references the Stereoscopic photography of Pablo Picasso on show in the Wirth Gallery.

In Conversation: Gavin Turk talks to Rachel Newsome
Wednesday 23 April, 7.30pm
Acclaimed artist Gavin Turk discusses his book “This Is Not A Book About Gavin Turk” with editor Rachel Newsome which is full of his essays on life and art. A fascinating evening exploring Turk’s mind, ideas and wide ranging practice.

More to come…
Private View:  Julian Opie: Collected Works
Tuesday 20 May, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Exhibition runs 22 May to 14 September 2014
Julian Opie
A fantastic show of work by blockbuster international artist Julian Opie will open in May. More details on this special launch event will follow.