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November 2017 – April 2018

Featured 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 Featured
November 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art Meets Science: Festive Fun @ The Holburne Museum
Make ‘Op Art’ Christmas decorations, a centrepiece for your festive feast, dazzling deely boppers and eye-popping stocking! Join experts from the University of Bath to discover the science and maths behind your creations. 1.30-5pm We are thrilled to welcome Eat...
Collection Featured
November 28, 2017 – December 5, 2017 all-day
Big Give Campaign: Thank You @ The Holburne Museum
The Holburne Museum is participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017 to raise money for the restoration and display of Miss Ellen Tanner’s fascinating collection of Persian and Middle Eastern artworks. The Big Give is a matched funding campaign,...
Collection Exhibition
November 29, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Big Give Party! @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
You are cordially invited to the Holburne Big Give Party where you will be able to find out more about Miss Tanner’s fascinating collection or Persian treasures, meet Friends and Patrons, try Persian food from Simi’s Kitchen, hear from Catrin...
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...
Featured 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...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
January 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Is Seeing Believing? FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum
Is Seeing Believing? The Psychology and Neuroscience of Illusion in Art Children love perceptual illusions. Of course scientists and artists do too. Why do many adults grow out of this fascination with illusions? One reason might be that illusions are...
Adults Exhibition Workshop
January 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cut, Pattern and Mosaic with Paper FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum
Discover some of the most visually striking elements of the Op Art movement with illustrator Jessica Palmer, and create your own work of art using specialist papercutting and collage techniques. In this full-day workshop, students will visit the temporary exhibition,...
Exhibition In Conversation Talk
January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In Conversation with Sara Moorhouse @ The Holburne Museum
Join ceramicist Sara Moorhouse in conversation with Holburne Director, Chris Stephens, to discover the inspiration behind her ceramics exhibited in Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception. The evening will reveal how the theme of arable landscape underlies Sara’s practice,...
Learning Young People
January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Masterclass (for 11-18yrs) - Installation Art @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Saturday 20 January, 10am-4pm FULLY BOOKED Installation Art £30 (all materials included) – (maximum 8 places)   Look at artworks, both past and present, which have been placed within, upon and outside the Holburne by contemporary artists responding to the...
Music
January 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
An Evening with Phillip Dyson @ The Holburne Museum
The charismatic Phillip Dyson returns to the Holburne Museum with another sensational show featuring some of the world’s most popular and best loved piano classics. Works include pieces by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, and George Gershwin, as well as anniversary celebrations...
Music
January 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The K.E.S. Holburne Soloist Concert @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Concert starts at 7pm Doors open at 6.15pm Tickets £8
Collection Exhibition
February 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Performance: The Moving Exhibition  @ The Holburne Museum
A series of interventionist performances give a fresh interpretation to the museum exhibits. Throughout the afternoon dancers and composers from Bath Spa University will present a series of short original performance works in response to the displays and spaces of...
Collection Exhibition
February 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Performance: The Moving Exhibition  @ The Holburne Museum
A series of interventionist performances give a fresh interpretation to the museum exhibits. Throughout the afternoon dancers and composers from Bath Spa University will present a series of short original performance works in response to the displays and spaces of...
Adults Workshop
February 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Made with Love (Fully Booked) @ The Holburne Museum
Love is in the air! Learn the art of quilling and craft a beautiful hand-made card for a sweetheart or a loved one. In this guided workshop, work with a series of coloured quilled papers to wind paper coils and...
Exhibition Families Family Workshops
February 13, 2018 – February 14, 2018 all-day
Elephants on Parade @ The Holburne Museum
Make a cheerful, colourful hanging decoration with elephants and camels – inspired by some of the paintings in our exhibition Anthony Fry: A Retrospective. Visit us either Tuesday 13 or Wednesday 14 February at the following times: Tuesday 13 and...
Collection Families Music
February 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ 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. Discover the treasures from our Collection and experience our beautiful exhibition Anthony Fry: A Retrospective. In the Garden Café, sample...
Evening Lecture Talk
March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bath, Slavery and Memoryscape @ The Holburne Museum
Bath’s links to the transatlantic slave trade and slavery have been timidly studied over the last decades. This talk will look at the legacies and memories of Bath’s colonial past in the urban landscape, including Sydney Gardens. Dr Olivette Otele...
Adults Workshop
March 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Stitchless Leather Accessories @ The Holburne Museum
Pack your bags! Be inspired by the theme of travel in our temporary exhibition, and learn how to make your own small leather-goods piece with no stitching. Using only rivets and lacing techniques this workshop is a great introduction to...
Lunchtime Concert Music
March 20, 2018 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
The Golden Days of My Spring @ The Holburne Museum
Maria Danishvar Brown (Soprano) Vera Kovaleva Lewis (Piano) Join us as we celebrate Sergei Rachmaninov’s Birthday on the Museum’s own Steinway piano which he used for his British concerts from 1929-38. The songs by Sergei Rachmaninov are loved in Russia...
Collection Exhibition Music
March 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ 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 from our resident DJ throughout the evening. Discover...
Exhibition
March 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Moro Pop-up Restaurant  - Fully Booked @ The Holburne Museum
This event has now sold out If you would like to join a waiting list please call 01225 388569 and state which date and time you would like to be put on the waiting list Sam and Sam Clark, founders...
Exhibition
March 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Moro Pop-up Restaurant  - Fully Booked @ The Holburne Museum
This event has now sold out If you would like to join a waiting list please call 01225 388569 and state which date and time you would like to be put on the mailing list Sam and Sam Clark, founders...
Exhibition Families Family Workshops
March 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Easter Eggstravaganza @ The Holburne Museum
Whatever the weather, be transported to sunnier climes with fun and creative activities inspired by Anthony Fry’s vibrant, colourful paintings: Eastern Eggs – decorate a polystyrene eggs with lovely colours and jewel-like decorations Peacock Easter Baskets – make a special...
Families Family Workshops Learning
March 26, 2018 – March 29, 2018 all-day
Easter Art Camp (5-11 year old's) @ The Holburne Museum
Due to popular demand we are now offering four Art Camp weeks packed full of fun, creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions and led by our experienced team of artists. HOW TO BOOK Booking Easter Art Camp is...
Evening Lecture Featured Talk
March 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art Education for the Many @ The Holburne Museum
Drawing upon the wealth of audio interviews recorded by the Artists’ Lives project with the artists who either taught or studied at the Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, between the 1950s and 1960s, this lecture situates Corsham against the context...
Families Family Workshops Learning
April 3, 2018 – April 6, 2018 all-day
Easter Art Camp (5-11 year olds) ALL FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum
HOW TO BOOK Booking Easter Art Camp is essential, you can book for the week or choose to come for the day. To book individual days, CLICK HERE. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL DATES ARE FULLY BOOKED  Booking the night before or over...
Exhibition Talk
April 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rogues and Vagabonds @ The Holburne Museum
Rogues and Vagabonds: The Garrick Club Collection of Theatrical Art Join Carmen Holdsworth-Delgado as she examines the history of the Garrick Club and some of the treasures within, paying particular attention to images of David Garrick and his contemporaries, such...
Friends Music
April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrating Frank Brown (1923-2001) @ The Holburne Museum
Join Nathaniel Mander and Sam Brown as The Friends of the Holburne celebrate Frank Brown’s contribution to the Museum in an informal, intimate evening of music and discussion. They will conjure up the 19th-century salon with musical gems, performed on...