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September 2017 – January 2018

Families Family Workshops Learning
September 4, 2017 – December 11, 2017 all-day
Arty Babies (0-9 months)  @ The Gardener's Lodge
MONDAYS 1pm – 2.30pm Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (MON 4 SEPT – MON 16 OCT, 6 WEEKS, excluding 25 SEPT, £60) CLICK HERE TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (MON 30 OCT – MON 11 DEC, 7 WEEKS, £70) CLICK...
Families Family Workshops Learning
September 4, 2017 – December 11, 2017 all-day
Monday Yearlings (12-24 months) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | England | United Kingdom
MONDAYS 10.30 AM- 12 NOON Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (MON 4 SEPT – MON 16 OCT, 6 WEEKS, excluding 25 Sept, £60) CLICK HERE FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (MON 30 OCT – MON 11 DEC, 7 WEEKS, £70) CLICK HERE FULLY...
Families Family Workshops Learning
September 5, 2017 – December 12, 2017 all-day
Tuesday Yearlings (12-24 months) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | England | United Kingdom
TUESDAYS 10.30 AM- 12 NOON Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (TUES 5 SEPT – TUES 17 OCT, 6 WEEKS excluding 26 Sept) £60 FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (TUES 31 OCT– TUES 12 DEC,  7 WEEKS) £70  FULLY BOOKED TO...
Families Family Workshops Learning
September 8, 2017 – December 15, 2017 all-day
Afternoon Toddlealongs (2-5 years) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge
FRIDAYS 1-2.30PM Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (FRI 8  SEP– FRI 20 OCT, 6 WEEKS, excluding 29 Sept, £60) FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (FRI 3 NOV – FRI 15 DEC, 7 WEEKS, £70) FULLY BOOKED    
Families Family Workshops Learning
September 8, 2017 – December 15, 2017 all-day
Morning Toddlealongs (2-5 Years) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge
FRIDAYS 10.30-12 NOON ALL SESSIONS NOW BOOKED Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (FRI 8 SEPT – FRI 20 OCT, 6 WEEKS, Excluding 29 Sept) £60 CLICK HERE  TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (FRI 3 NOV – FRI 15 DEC, 7 WEEKS)...
Exhibition
October 20, 2017 – February 25, 2018 all-day
Michael Petry: In the Realm of the Gods @ The Holburne Museum
In the Realm of the Gods explores the ley lines hidden beneath the city of Bath since the time of the Ancient Britons. Artist Michael Petry has created a newly commissioned glass ley line, to be shown alongside works exploring...
Exhibition Featured
October 20, 2017 – January 21, 2018 all-day
Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception @ The Holburne Museum
“… dazzling” The Sunday Times This exhibition will explore one of the most exciting threads of art history of the past 150 years. Many artists from the Impressionists onwards were inspired by scientific colour theories, such as the pointillist work...
Families Family Workshops Young People
October 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am – October 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Half Term at The Holburne @ The Holburne Museum
FAMILY WORKSHOP: Screen Print Op Art! Monday 23 October, 10.30am-12.30pm Join us and create your own screen-printed calico bags £10 Adults/£5 Children*. Book now on 01225 388569   HOLIDAY DROP-INS: Spooky Kaleidoscopes FREE Tuesday 24 & Wednesday 25 October,10.30am-12.30pm & 1.30-3.30pm...
Exhibition Families Family Workshops
October 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Screen Print Op Art! @ The Holburne Museum
Inspired by the Op art images in our exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception, create your own screen-printed calico bags. Learn how to design and cut a simple stencil to create a contemporary screen print. Alternatively bring your...
Families Family Workshops
October 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Holiday Drop-Ins: Spooky Kaleidoscopes @ The Holburne Museum
Have fun making your own colourful Halloween kaleidoscope inspired by our exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception. Enjoy sharing some creative time with your friends and family – with all materials and instructions provided. The only thing you need...
Families Family Workshops
October 24, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Free Holiday Drop-Ins: Spooky Kaleidoscopes @ The Holburne Museum
Have fun making your own colourful Halloween kaleidoscope inspired by our exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception. Enjoy sharing some creative time with your friends and family – with all materials and instructions provided. The only thing you need...
Families Family Workshops
October 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Holiday Drop-Ins: Spooky Kaleidoscopes @ The Holburne Museum
Have fun making your own colourful Halloween kaleidoscope inspired by our exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception. Enjoy sharing some creative time with your friends and family – with all materials and instructions provided. The only thing you need...
Families Family Workshops
October 25, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Free Holiday Drop-Ins: Spooky Kaleidoscopes @ The Holburne Museum
Have fun making your own colourful Halloween kaleidoscope inspired by our exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception. Enjoy sharing some creative time with your friends and family – with all materials and instructions provided. The only thing you need...
Learning Young People
Drawing Masterclass: Think Ink! (for 11-18yrs) FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Thursday 26 October, 11am-4pm Drawing Masterclass: Think Ink! £30 (all materials included) – (maximum 12 places) NOW FULLY BOOKED   Enjoy a day of explorative drawing, learning about different inks and a range of experimental techniques to produce expressive portraits,...
Cinema Music
October 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Up Late: Alfred Hitchock's Psycho (cert 15) @ The Holburne Museum
Enjoy after-hours access to our galleries and exhibitions as we stay open until 9pm on the last Friday in the month. Relax with friends and a drink, share some nibbles and enjoy music in the Garden Café throughout the evening....
Collection Talk
November 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Director’s Choice: Ramsay's Rosamund Sargent @ The Holburne Museum
In his first lecture as Director of the Holburne Museum, Chris Stephens handpicks one of his favourites from the collection: Allan Ramsay’s portrait of Rosamund Sargent (1749). Join Chris as he considers why the work of an eighteenth-century Scottish portraitist,...
Families Family Workshops Learning
November 4, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Art Club - Mini Mementos @ The Holburne Museum
A fortnightly workshop (term-time, excluding bank holidays) for aspiring young artists. Expand your skills and discover new techniques, exploring the Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions with our experienced artists, creating something special to take home. There is also the...
Exhibition Workshop
November 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Red was Your Colour @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
In this full-day workshop with poet Penelope Shuttle, students will draw inspiration from the exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception, close-reading some poems featuring colour imagery, discussing the relationships between colour-perception and poetry, and writing their own poems....
Lunchtime Concert Music
November 14, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A Classical Moment @ The Holburne Museum
This Autumn, join Gary Branch as he performs a collection of eighteenth-century pieces on our very own Schantz fortepiano. This lunchtime recital will take you on a journey into the world of eighteenth-century London and reveal the life of music...
Exhibition Talk
November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Optical Conscious: Bridget Riley’s Op Art  @ The Holburne Museum
The Optical Conscious: Bridget Riley’s Op Art from an Historical Perspective In the 1960s Bridget Riley was recognised as producing some of the most varied, serious and interesting Op Art paintings. Yet her work also attracted considerable controversy and some...
Families Family Workshops Learning
November 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Art Club - Eye-Catching Illusions FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum
A fortnightly workshop (term-time, excluding bank holidays) for aspiring young artists. Expand your skills and discover new techniques, exploring the Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions with our experienced artists, creating something special to take home. There is also the...
Music
November 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Up Late: Psychedelic Science Café @ The Holburne Museum
In keeping with our exhibition, Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception, join scientists and mathematicians from the University of Bath for a night of illusion and wonder! Enjoy exclusive after-hours access to our galleries where you can discover the...
Learning Young People
November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Masterclass (for 11-18yrs) - Acrylic Jewellery @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Saturday 25 November, 10am-4pm Acrylic Jewellery £30 (all materials included) – (maximum 10 places)   Join Kim Thomson to learn how to design, cut and form acrylic sheet into gorgeous jewellery inspired by the exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art...
Families Family Workshops
November 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art Meets Science: Festive Fun @ The Holburne Museum
Inspired by our exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception use illusions to make some crazy, unique Christmas decorations to make your trees the trendiest in town! Plus meet experts from the University of Bath to discover the science...
Collection Featured
November 28, 2017 – December 5, 2017 all-day
Big Give Campaign: Miss Tanner’s Persian Collection  @ The Holburne Museum
The Big Give is a matched funding campaign, so for one week only, 28 November – 5 December 2017, donations can be matched by the Big Give – meaning your donation* can be doubled at no additional cost to you!...
Friends Music
December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Robert Louis Stevenson: The Wanderer @ The Holburne Museum
This performance will bring to life one of the finest poets, essayists and prose writers in words and music – Robert Louis Stevenson. This programme was first presented on a short tour of Scotland two years ago and was warmly...
Families Family Workshops Learning
December 2, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Art Club - Creative Christmas @ The Holburne Museum
A fortnightly workshop (term-time, excluding bank holidays) for aspiring young artists. Expand your skills and discover new techniques, exploring the Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions with our experienced artists, creating something special to take home. There is also the...
Lunchtime Concert Music
December 5, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Playing for Jane @ The Holburne Museum
Join Helen Coombs as she presents a programme of music for the fortepiano that would have been known to Jane Austen, her friends and social circle. Listen to elegant and witty pieces designed for the delicate sound of the fortepiano...
Adults Exhibition Workshop
December 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Silk-screen Printed Pocket Squares  @ The Holburne Museum
Make a fashion statement this Autumn with an Op Art-inspired pocket square. Explore the art of perception through silk-screen printing with textile designer Jo Kidd, as you create a set of hand-printed pocket squares for yourself, or as a Christmas...
Families Family Workshops Learning
January 6, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Art Club - Pointy Paintings @ The Holburne Museum
A fortnightly workshop (term-time, excluding bank holidays) for aspiring young artists. Expand your skills and discover new techniques, exploring the Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions with our experienced artists, creating something special to take home. There is also the...