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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 – May 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...
Collection Talk Tea-time Talk
April 27, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Susini's Crouching Venus @ The Holburne Museum
Antonio Susini (active 1572-1624) Kneeling Woman, Bronze, about 1600, height 25cm.© The Holburne Museum Collection Highlight: Antonio Susini’s Crouching Venus, 1600 The extraordinary bronze Crouching Venus, cast by Renaissance sculptor Antonio Susini after a model by Giambologna, is one of...
Adults Exhibition Music
April 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Relax with drinks, light bites and music in the Café, and explore the Museum after hours to discover both the treasures of the collection and the delights of our exhibition Impressionism: Capturing Life. Throughout the Museum and grounds, Bath Spa...
Adults Study Day Talk
May 6, 2016 @ 1:00 am – 4:45 am
Impressionism Study Afternoon @ The Holburne Museum
Sir John Lavery (1851-1901). Paisley Lawn Tennis Club (Detail) 1889, oil on canvas © Paisley Art Institute Collection The Impressionist Approach to Portraiture Jennifer Scott (Curator of Impressionism: Capturing Life) Jennifer Scott will explore the approach of Degas, Renoir, Pissarro and...
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...