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October 2017 – March 2018

Michael Petry: In the Realm of the Gods @ The Holburne Museum
Oct 20 – Apr 8 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...
Lighting Up the Stage: Stars of the Georgian Theatre @ The Holburne Museum
Feb 2 – Jun 3 all-day Exhibition featured
William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965), a playwright and novelist, began collecting paintings of actors in the 1910s. He built a sizeable and important collection of theatrical portraits, which he displayed in his villa in the south of France. The collection remained...
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...
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Collection Families Music featured
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...
Vive la Différence  @ The Holburne Museum
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Featured Music featured
‘Vive la Différence’, the title of this recital, generally refers to the sexes; but might it not equally be a ‘hurrah’ for the difference between the musical and poetic traditions of Germany, France and Britain at the beginning of the...
Art Education for the Many @ The Holburne Museum
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Evening Lecture Featured Talk featured
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...