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November 2016 – April 2017

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...
Families Family Workshops Learning
January 6, 2017 – March 31, 2017 all-day
Afternoon Toddlealongs (2-5 Years) FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | England | United Kingdom
FRIDAYS 1-2.30PM Block Bookings only BLOCK 1 (FRI 6 JAN – FRI 10 FEB, 6 WEEKS)  IS FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (FRI 24 FEB – FRI 31 MAR, 6 WEEKS) IS FULLY BOOKED  
Families Family Workshops Learning
January 6, 2017 – March 31, 2017 all-day
Morning Toddlealongs (2-5 Years) FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | England | United Kingdom
FRIDAYS 10.30-12 NOON  FULLY BOOKED Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (FRI 6 JAN – FRI 10 FEB, 6 WEEKS) £60 CLICK HERE TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (FRI 24 FEB – FRI 31 MAR, 6 WEEKS) £60 CLICK HERE...
Families Family Workshops Learning
January 9, 2017 – March 27, 2017 all-day
Monday Yearlings (12-24 Months) FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | England | United Kingdom
MONDAYS 10.30 AM- 12 NOON Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (MON 9 JAN – MON 6 FEB, 5 WEEKS) £50 CLICK HERE FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (MON 20 FEB – MON 27 MAR, 6 WEEKS) £60 CLICK...
Families Family Workshops Learning
January 10, 2017 – March 28, 2017 all-day
Tuesday Yearlings (12-24 months) FULLY BOOKED
TUESDAYS 10.30 AM- 12 NOON Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (TUES 10 JAN – TUES 7 FEB, 5 WEEKS) £50 CLICK HERE.  FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (TUES 21 FEB – TUES 28 MAR, 6 WEEKS) £60...
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 Learning
February 20, 2017 – May 22, 2017 all-day
Arty Babies (Up to 9 months) @ The Gardener's Lodge | England | United Kingdom
BLOCK BOOKINGS ONLY. BLOCK 1 20 February to 27 March £60 (6 week block) NOW FULLY BOOKED BLOCK 2 24 April to 22 May PLACES AVAILABLE £40 (4 week block; excluding 1 May) CLICK HERE TO BOOK PLACES AVAILABLE
Exhibition
February 20, 2017 – February 27, 2017 all-day
MAKE:SHIFT HOLBURNE  @ The Holburne Museum
3D Design: Idea Material Object (IMO) Degree students present their innovative prototype ideas, designed in response to the Holburne Museum’s building, Collection and site. This innovative course encourages students to think and design ‘outside of the box’ – come and...
Adults Exhibition Music
February 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Uplate @ The Holburne Museum
Holburne Up Lates are an invitation to socialise with friends and be inspired by art. Relax with friends and a drink, share some nibbles and enjoy music in the Garden Café from our resident DJ throughout the evening. Discover the...
Adults Exhibition Workshop
February 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Bruegel Poetry Workshop @ The Holburne Museum
Brueghel saw it all / and with his grim // humor faithfully / recorded / it. So wrote American poet, William Carlos Williams in 1962, admiring reproductions of Peter Bruegel the Elder’s work. This new exhibition – with works by...
Families Family Workshops Learning
Saturday Art Club (5-13 Years) Feasts and Festivals FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | Bath | England | United Kingdom
25 February Feasts and Festivals  Taking inspiration from exhibition Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty, explore celebrations and what they mean to you using mixed media.
Adults Workshop
March 4, 2017 – March 5, 2017 all-day
Paint a Self-portrait in Oils  @ The Holburne Museum
Saturday 4 March, 10.30am – 4.30pm Sunday 5 March, 11am – 4pm Learn the basics behind setting-up and creating a self-portrait in oil paint. From initial charcoal sketch right through to a full-tonal under-painting, you will be guided through the...
Adults Collection Workshop
March 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Visitors @ The Holburne Museum
An exciting opportunity to learn about our unfinished oil study of Arthur Atherley by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Enjoy an afternoon in the galleries, followed by a creative ‘hands on’ art activity inspired by the painting. Supported by a BSL interpreter....
Exhibition
March 11, 2017 – June 4, 2017 all-day
Anne Desmet RA @ The Holburne Museum
Wirth Gallery Free Distinguished wood engraver Anne Desmet presents a series of journeys through time. These recent prints and mixed media collages will take you to New York, London and an imaginary beyond, exploring the tones and textures of changing...
Families Family Workshops Learning
Saturday Art Club (5-13 Years) Interesting Insects FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum
11 March Interesting Insects Go on a hunt for a variety of insects in the permanent collection and make your own creature using wire.
Learning Young People
 Art Masterclasses - Beyond the Lens- Exploring Cyanotypes @ The Gardener's Lodge | England | United Kingdom
Beyond the Lens – Exploring Cyanotypes Inspired by our exhibition Bruegel:Defining a Dynasty, learn how to create a photographic self portrait using the cyanotype process – no dark room necessary!
Exhibition Talk Tea-time Talk
March 22, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bruegel's Blind Leading the Blind
Bruegel’s Blind Leading the Blind (1568): The Original and Its Afterlife This lecture will explore the fascinating imagery within Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Parable of the Blind (1568), relating it to contemporary social, political and artistic conditions. The talk  will...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
March 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Find a Lost Brueghel @ The Holburne Museum
In this talk, Dr Bendor Grosvenor will give a masterclass in how to identify lost paintings, including works by major artists such as Peter Brueghel the Younger, whose newly discovered Wedding Dance features in the Holburne’s current collection. Dr Bendor...
Families Family Workshops Learning
March 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Art Club (5-13 Years) Time and Place @ The Holburne Museum
25 March Time and Place Explore Anne Desment’s new wood engravings on the theme of time and place. Create your own art work inspired by these wonderful images.
Exhibition In Conversation Talk
March 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In Conversation with Anne Desmet @ The Holburne Museum
Join wood engraver Anne Desmet as she discusses her work with Amina Wright (senior Curator, Holburne Museum). The conversation will examine the artist’s printmaking and collage techniques, follow her on her travels, and explore links between her work and the...
Study Day Talk
March 31, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Study Afternoon: Bruegel @ The Holburne Museum
More than meets the eye: A close-up look at paintings from the Bruegel dynasty Dr Dominique Allart and Dr Christina Currie How exactly Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s compositions were copied and reproduced in vast numbers by his sons Pieter and...
Adults Exhibition Music
March 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Uplate @ The Holburne Museum
Holburne Up Lates are an invitation to socialise with friends and be inspired by art. Relax with friends and a drink, share some nibbles and enjoy music in the Garden Café from our resident DJ throughout the evening. Discover the...
Collection Tea-time Talk
April 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Willem Wissing's Portrait of Laurence Hyde @ The Holburne Museum
CURATOR’S CHOICE: Willem Wissing’s Portrait of Laurence Hyde, First Earl of Rochester Behind Laurence Hyde, Earl of Rochester’s famous name and sumptuous portrait lies a story of surprising connections and changing fortunes at the Stuart court. The artist, Willem Wissing,...
Families Family Workshops
April 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Easter Eggstravaganza @ The Holburne Museum
Come and enjoy an afternoon of creative activities inspired by the peasants, proverbs, tulips, butterflies and beetles in our colourful exhibition Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty.
Family Workshops Learning
April 10, 2017 – April 13, 2017 all-day
Easter Art Camp (5-11 year olds) @ The Holburne Museum
Booking Easter Art Camp is essential, you can book for the week or choose to come for the day. You can also book individual days,CLICK HERE. Booking the night before or over the weekend for a Monday Art Camp? Please...
Learning Young People
April 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Masterclasses  - Printmaking Heaven @ The Gardener's Lodge
Thursday 13 April, 10 – 4pm Printmaking Heaven £30 All materials included Led by printmaker Angela Lai-Yen, this workshop will take inspiration from our exhibition of exquisite wood engravings by Anne Desmet. Learn the processes of lino cutting and mono...
Families Family Workshops Learning
April 18, 2017 – April 21, 2017 all-day
Easter Art Camp (5-11 year olds) @ The Holburne Museum
Booking Easter Art Camp is essential, you can book for the week or choose to come for the day. You can also book individual days CLICK HERE. Booking the night before or over the weekend for a Monday Art Camp? Please...
Exhibition Lunchtime Concert Music
April 18, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A Life in Flux @ The Holburne Museum
A Life in Flux is a companion musical programme to the special exhibition Under Changing Skies, featuring prints by Anne Desmet RA. Songs from three regions – Spain, Germany and the Americas – convey kaleidoscopic experiences of change: political upheaval,...
Music
April 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sing Shakespeare @ The Holburne Museum
Celebrate William Shakespeare’s birthday in the elegant surroundings of the Brownsword Picture Gallery. be entertained by the vocal talents of Operaletta as they pay their annual visit to the museum. They will present a tuneful, interesting and sometimes surprising selection...