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Special Arty Saturday (for 5-11 year olds) – Marvellous Mosaics

When: August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Special Arty Saturday for 5–11 year olds 5 August, 10 – 12 noon £5 Marvellous Mosaics Enjoy designing and making your own colourful mosaic, led by young people from our Bronze Arts Award and our Learning Officer. ShareTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Family Workshop Sept 2017

Mosaic Magic

When: September 10, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Have fun learning how to design and create a simple mosaic tile, taking inspiration from the beautiful patterns and colours in our decorative arts collection. All materials are included and mosaics can be taken home on the day. Feel free…

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Fringe Arts Bath Gardener's Lodge Art Group

The Gardener’s Lodge Art Group – Fringe Art Festival

When: May 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am – June 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Our  Gardener’s Lodge Art Group will be displaying their fantastic work in two locations as part of Fringe Arts Bath : FAB 2 Location 94 Walcot Street, BA1 5BG Inspired by the Holburne Museum’s eclectic and fascinating collection of Georgian fans,…

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Arthur Atherley by Thomas Lawrence

A New Portrait for Bath – A Celebration of Work with Local Schools

When: June 29, 2017 – July 2, 2017 all-day
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

A New Portrait for Bath – a celebration of work with local schools We have been running an exciting Learning and Engagement Programme inspired by an unfinished study of a young man called Arthur Atherley on the verge of leaving…

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Time for Texture workshop with Valerie Kirk

Time for Texture

When: September 30, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

A rare opportunity to learn and enjoy a tapestry workshop in the UK from Scottish born, now Australia-based, tapestry weaver Valerie Kirk, whose stunning work features in Tapestry: Here & Now. Learn the techniques of knotting, wrapping, cut and loop…

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Jilly Edwards

Tapestry Weaving: A Traveller’s Tale

When: September 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Grant Gibson will ask Edwards about her work leading up to the Tapestry: Here & Now exhibition and beyond to her publication Joy. Accompanying them will be the publication designers Dr.Me.com who will discuss working with Edwards. Jilly Edwards is…

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Sir Thomas Lawrence, Detail of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, 1814-15 Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017

Thomas Lawrence and the Waterloo Chamber

When: September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Desmond Shawe-Taylor will discuss one of the most significant commissions of Sir Thomas Lawrence’s career, depicting the heroes and monarchs responsible for the overthrow of Napoleon and the diplomats who rebuilt Europe in his wake. Beginning before the Battle of…

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Catherine Greenwell

In the Still of the Night

When: September 12, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Let us dream! It is the hour…This recital brings together songs from across the centuries that are reflections on the power of reverie and the nature of dreams. From Handel’s salutation to Morpheus the god of sleep, through the late…

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Bourdaloue

Curator’s Choice: Conservation Stories

When: July 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

What does a porcelain lady’s chamberpot containing a hidden message and decorated with extraordinary dragon mounts have in common with a modern tapestry woven by designer Edward McKnight Kauffer in 1935? Both have recently undergone conservation work so that they…

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Matthew Taylor

Flight of the Firebird

When: July 11, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Where: The Holburne Museum, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 4DB, UK

Nicolai Rimsky -Korsakov was one of the group of Russian composers known as “the Five” and the concert consists of works by him and composers associated with or influenced by him. He was keen on developing a nationalistic style of…

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