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November 2018 – April 2019

Exhibition
November 2, 2018 – January 27, 2019 all-day
Rodin rethinking the fragment @ The Holburne Museum
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) was a collector and lover of the antique, and his sculpture was influenced by his admiration for classical art. Alongside works from the British Museum and the Holburne’s own collection, this display will show The Thinker alongside...
Exhibition
November 2, 2018 – January 27, 2019 all-day
Visiting Masterpiece by Hockney @ The Holburne Museum
One of the nation’s most loved paintings, Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy is also one of the great portraits of British art. The image speaks powerfully to the eighteenth-century conversation pieces in the Holburne’s own collection as well as...
Exhibition Talk
January 23, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy  @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Advance Booking Recommended Back by popular demand! Holburne Director, Chris Stephens will be delivering his recent sold-out talk on David Hockney in the last week of the painting’s display at the Museum. Holburne Director Chris Stephens, co-curator of last year’s...
Exhibition Music
January 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Immerse yourself in an eclectic programme of pop-up talks, art demos, installations, performances, DJ-sets and cocktails. All Up Lates are specially curated by student talent and arts practitioners from Bath Spa University and the University of Bath.
Adults Workshop
January 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Historic Beadwork  @ The Holburne Museum
Learn the delicate art of 17th-century beadwork with Royal School of Needlework tutor, Deborah Wilding. Inspired by our Beadwork Basket from c.1660-70, in this workshop you will learn how to make your own beadwork sample based on the designs and...
Exhibition
February 7, 2019 – May 19, 2019 all-day
Why Museums Matter @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
On the Ballroom table 7 February to 19 May We invited visitors and people in our local community to complete the statement ‘Museums matter to me because…’ as a way of understanding what people value about museums and how the...
Exhibition
February 8, 2019 – May 6, 2019 all-day
George Shaw @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
The Holburne is the only European venue for Shaw’s major retrospective at the Yale Center for British Art. It covers his career from 1996 to the present, including some new works never shown in the UK. Shaw’s paintings, made with...
Adults Exhibition Food
February 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Josh Eggleton x ROOT at The Holburne @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
The Museum is delighted to be hosting guest chef Josh Eggleton along with Rob Howell of ROOT Bristol. Enjoy a menu specially created for the Holburne that celebrates the best of ROOT and the sustainable fruit and vegetable suppliers from...
Adults Exhibition Food
February 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Josh Eggleton x ROOT at The Holburne @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
The Museum is delighted to be hosting guest chef Josh Eggleton along with Rob Howell of ROOT Bristol. Enjoy a menu specially created for the Holburne that celebrates the best of ROOT and the sustainable fruit and vegetable suppliers from...
Adults Workshop
February 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Drawing into Print: Intaglio Print Workshop  @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Join printmaker, Jemma Gunning, for a lively day of sketching and printing. Spend the morning making site-specific drawings around Bath, using various drawing techniques to capture the beautiful architecture the city has to offer. In the afternoon, you will work...
Adults Music
February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jazz in the Galleries- The Jim Blomfield Trio @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
( Garden Café open for drinks, 6-7pm) Join The Jim Blomfield Trio for their debut jazz gig at the Holburne. Like many of the newer generation of jazz players today, the Trio draw their influences from various genres – the...
Adults Talk Tour
March 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Walking Tour: The Plaqued and Unplaqued @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Explore the legacies of slave ownership in Bath, and the campaigns against the slave trade, through a discovery of plaqued and unplaqued buildings. This walk will start in the Holburne’s galleries, continue along Pulteney Street and return via St James’...
Exhibition Film
March 14, 2019 @ 7:00 am – 8:45 am
I, Daniel Blake (cert 15) @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
 (Free access to Exhibition and Garden Café open for drinks, 6-7pm) This harrowing tale from legendary director, Ken Loach, follows one man’s fight for compassion and dignity as he navigates the state welfare system. I, Daniel Blake won the Palme...
Adults Music
March 20, 2019 @ 2:10 pm – 2:50 pm
Rising Star - Adam Heron (piano) @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
BBC young musician of the year finalist (2018), Adam Heron, performs his debut piano recital at the Holburne with a programme of works to include J. S. Bach. Heron has established himself as one of today’s leading musicians, having won...
Adults Exhibition Learning Study Day
April 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Symposium: Why Museums Matter for Mental Health @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Friday 5 April, 10am–4.30pm £30 (includes refreshments on arrival and welcome pack) ‘Increasingly museums are an essential part of the social health infrastructure as well as the cultural and we are very much an active part of that development. Since...
Adults Talk Tour
April 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Walking Tour: Bath's Last Legal Slave-owners @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
In this second walking tour with Richard White, journey from the Holburne Museum to Beckford’s Tower at a relaxed pace, taking in sounds and sights, photographs and sketches, as you discover the hidden history of Bath’s slaveowners. There will be...
Exhibition In Conversation Talk
In Conversation: Tristram Hunt, Sonia Boyce & Maria Balshaw @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Tristram Hunt (Director, V&A), Sonia Boyce, (Artist and Professor of Black Art & Design at University of the Arts London), Maria Balshaw CBE  (Director of Tate) and Chris Stephens (Director, Holburne) As museums redefine their place in society,and their financial positions become...
Adults Learning Workshop
April 13, 2019 @ 10:30 am – April 14, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
WalkAndDraw: Sketching and Painting the City with Andrew Lansley @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Join artist Andrew Lansley for this two-day course in drawing and painting the city of Bath. Spend the first day sketching and exploring the local area on foot, and learn key skills in drawing, colour application and composition. On the...
Adults Evening Lecture Talk
April 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Talk Peterloo:The Story of the Manchester Massacre @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Join Jacqueline Riding as she discusses her acclaimed book on the 1819 massacre of peaceful protesters for parliamentary reform,and in addition her role as historical consultant for Mike Leigh’s film on the same subject, Peterloo. Jacqueline Riding specialises in the...