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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

November 2015 – February 2016

November 21, 2015 – March 28, 2016 all-day
Michael Eden History Re-Printed @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Michael Eden uses cutting-edge 3D printing technology to create objects inspired by historical themes. Eden will create a visually spectacular display on the Ballroom table, including new work influenced by the Holburne and its surroundings, exploring advancements in science and...
Adults Exhibition Featured Music
January 29, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Holburne Up Lates are an invitation to socialise with friends within the magnificent setting of the Museum. Relax with drinks and music in the Café, and explore the Museum after hours to discover both the treasures of our collection and...
Collection Featured Talk
February 1, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sir Thomas Lawrence's Portrait of Arthur Atherley @ The Holburne Museum
Arthur Atherley by Sir Thomas Lawrence This winter we celebrate the arrival in Bath of a bewitching portrait by one of Bath’s greatest artists, Sir Thomas Lawrence. His sketch for the portrait of Arthur Atherley was made in 1791, when...
Families Family Workshops Featured
February 7, 2016 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
I'm a Mixed-Media Artist @ The Holburne Museum
A family workshop with Debby Bird Turn trash to treasure! Debby will show how she makes layered images using felt, paper and fabrics and creates tiny treasures and jewellery with stitching, beads and metallic foils. Then get creative with sparkly...
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 Evening Lecture Featured Talk
February 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art Museums in 19th Century Britain @ The Holburne Museum
Glasgow Palace of History Giles Waterfield Art Museums in 19C Britain FOR INSTRUCTION AND RECREATION: ART MUSEUMS IN 19th CENTURY BRITAIN This innovative history of British art museums begins in the early 19th century and traces the rise of art...
Exhibition Featured Study Day Talk
February 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ceramics and New Technologies @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Michael Eden, The Walpole Dish, 2014 © Sylvain Deleu. Courtesy of Adrian Sassoon, London How are digital processes influencing the ceramics scene?  What do they offer today’s makers? A symposium exploring the impact of new technologies in contemporary ceramics, to...