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We hope that you enjoy all of our events, lectures and workshops but to avoid any confusion please see below our policy on ticket sales:

  • all event tickets purchased are non refundable
  • late-comers will be admitted at our discretion
  • if necessary we reserve the right to change performance times without advanced warning
  • we reserve the right to refuse entry

If you would like to pre-book or visit as a group please see contact details below

For Group Visits (10+) people

Please contact Spencer Hancock, Visitor Services Manager
Tel 01225 388560 or email s.hancock@bath.ac.uk

For School Visits

Please contact us 01225 388578 or email holburne-education@bath.ac.uk

For Families

We offer lots of free hands on activities in the Museum, including an animal trail, as well as a host of creative workshops that can be booked in advance. See our family  What’s On>>

We have a remarkably varied collection of fine and decorative art, mainly dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, and including Sir William Holburne’s notable Old Master paintings, Italian maiolica and bronzes, gems, European and English porcelain and silver from England and the Continent. For more information see The Collection

February – June 2016

Exhibition Featured
February 13, 2016 – September 18, 2016 all-day
A Handful of Dust @ The Holburne Museum
As part of our ‘100 Years Here’ celebrations, the Holburne will be exhibiting some of its rarely-shown but exquisitely beautiful eighteenth-century British portraits in pastel. This mixture of china clay, plaster and pigment is little more than coloured dust, yet...
Exhibition Featured
February 13, 2016 – June 5, 2016 all-day
Impressionism: Capturing Life @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
The show centres on figurative paintings by some of the artists that exhibited at the first Impressionist exhibition of 1874, including Edgar Degas, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Alfred Sisley. Significant loans from, among others, Tate, The National...
Exhibition Lunchtime Concert Music
May 17, 2016 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Colours of Impressionism  @ The Holburne Museum
Jane Hunt Jane Hunt and Clive Pollard present a recital that explores the influence of musical ‘Impressionism’ on song composition, beginning with early works by Debussy. The programme will also include art songs and folk song settings by other composers...
Exhibition Talk Tea-time Talk
May 18, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Contrasting Impressionism @ The Holburne Museum
The essence of Impressionism, as shown in the exhibition, was a sense of atmosphere, a capturing of everyday life in the nineteenth century by artists who were considered outsiders. This talk examines the huge impact of the Impressionists by looking...
Adults Exhibition Workshop
June 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Capturing Life Celebration Sketching @ The Holburne Museum
Join illustrator and sketching fanatic Sam Church for an exciting day of ‘Capturing Life’ in drawing. Taking inspiration from the Impressionists we’ll set about capturing a sense of life, light, movement and moment in our own work – in the...
Families Family Workshops
June 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
100 Years Here Family Day  @ The Holburne Museum
Come and celebrate our anniversary. Play our giant Century of Art game, decorate a huge fake cake, make bunting and badges. Plus more art activities, international accordion music from Coeur Vagabond and a barbecue. • A giant time-travelling game of...