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October 2017 – February 2018

Michael Petry: In the Realm of the Gods @ The Holburne Museum
Oct 20 – Feb 25 all-day Exhibition featured
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...
Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception @ The Holburne Museum
Oct 20 – Jan 21 all-day Exhibition Featured featured
“… 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...
Is Seeing Believing?  @ The Holburne Museum
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk featured
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...
In Conversation with Sara Moorhouse @ The Holburne Museum
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Exhibition In Conversation Talk featured
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,...
An Evening with Phillip Dyson @ The Holburne Museum
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Music featured
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...
Anthony Fry: A Retrospective @ The Holburne Museum
Feb 9 – May 7 all-day Exhibition Featured featured
We are delighted to be showing the first museum retrospective of the painter Anthony Fry (1927-2016), who enjoyed huge commercial success in Britain and America during his lifetime but has not previously been recognised by a major exhibition. Comprising works...