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Painting of the Week

Publisher I B Tauris has chosen Pieter Brueghel the Younger’s Wedding Dance in the Open Air as their painting of the week. The work is celebrated in a blog written by Amy Orrock co-curator of the Exhibition Bruegel: Defining a…

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Creative Art Group for People living with Dementia

Recollection is a FREE, 12-week creative art group for people who experience memory problems. It provides an opportunity for participants and their carers to spend time together enjoying museum collections as a focus for inspiration to explore, develop and express…

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Books Please!

The Holburne Friends Book Sale will take place at 11am on Sunday 25 June at the Museum. If you can donate, please contact Sidney Blackmore or David Wiltshire on 01985 213195 or at – they will happily collect during…

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

The Friends Spring Newsletter has been published and an online version can be accessed here: Newsletter Jan2017 ShareTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

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Jennifer Scott

Holburne Announcement

HOLBURNE MUSEUM’S DIRECTOR JENNIFER SCOTT APPOINTED SACKLER DIRECTOR AT DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY Jennifer Scott, Director of the Holburne Museum, has been appointed as the new Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery. Jennifer will take up this position in April 2017,…

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Plants please!

Our 2017 Plant Sale takes place on Sunday 7 May. As usual the Friends will be running their own stall and donations of flowering plants or vegetables will be most welcome. And if you can help with offers of home-made…

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Richard Frewer to Perform Schubert’s Winterreise

Friends Committee Member Richard Frewer will be performing Schubert’s Winterreise song cycle at the Holburne on Saturday 28 January at 7pm. Richard will be accompanied by David Price at the Schantz fortepiano. For further information and a link to buy…

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New Work by Pieter Brueghel the Younger

New Work by Pieter Brueghel the Younger Discovered at the Holburne Museum The plot of Michael Frayn’s 1999 novel Headlong revolves around the rediscovery of a long-lost painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Fiction became happy reality at the Holburne…

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Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Wedding Dance in the Open Air, 1607-1614, oil on oak panel. © The Holburne Museum

Bruegel Defining a Dynasty

UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty includes newly discovered paintings in the Holburne Museum’s own collection 11 February to 4 June 2017 The Holburne Museum, Bath The Holburne Museum is proud to announce the UK’s first exhibition devoted…

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Friends’ News and Newsletters Archive

From now on, if you click on the More News button below you will get to see earlier Fiends’ news posts and not news items for the Museum as a whole. We will also now be putting Newsletters in this…

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