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January – May 2018

Music
January 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The K.E.S. Holburne Soloist Concert @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Concert starts at 7pm Doors open at 6.15pm Tickets £8
Collection Exhibition
February 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Performance: The Moving Exhibition  @ The Holburne Museum
A series of interventionist performances give a fresh interpretation to the museum exhibits. Throughout the afternoon dancers and composers from Bath Spa University will present a series of short original performance works in response to the displays and spaces of...
Collection Exhibition
February 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Performance: The Moving Exhibition  @ The Holburne Museum
A series of interventionist performances give a fresh interpretation to the museum exhibits. Throughout the afternoon dancers and composers from Bath Spa University will present a series of short original performance works in response to the displays and spaces of...
Exhibition Featured
February 9, 2018 – May 7, 2018 all-day
Anthony Fry: A Retrospective @ The Holburne Museum
We are delighted to be showing the first museum retrospective of the painter Anthony Fry (1927-2016), who enjoyed huge commercial success in Britain and America during his lifetime but has not previously been recognised by a major exhibition. Comprising works...
Adults Workshop
February 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Made with Love (Fully Booked) @ The Holburne Museum
Love is in the air! Learn the art of quilling and craft a beautiful hand-made card for a sweetheart or a loved one. In this guided workshop, work with a series of coloured quilled papers to wind paper coils and...
Exhibition Families Family Workshops
February 13, 2018 – February 14, 2018 all-day
Elephants on Parade @ The Holburne Museum
Make a cheerful, colourful hanging decoration with elephants and camels – inspired by some of the paintings in our exhibition Anthony Fry: A Retrospective. Visit us either Tuesday 13 or Wednesday 14 February at the following times: Tuesday 13 and...
Collection Families Music
February 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Enjoy after-hours access to our galleries and exhibitions as we stay open until 9pm on the last Friday in the month. Discover the treasures from our Collection and experience our beautiful exhibition Anthony Fry: A Retrospective. In the Garden Café, sample...
Evening Lecture Talk
March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bath, Slavery and Memoryscape @ The Holburne Museum
Bath’s links to the transatlantic slave trade and slavery have been timidly studied over the last decades. This talk will look at the legacies and memories of Bath’s colonial past in the urban landscape, including Sydney Gardens. Dr Olivette Otele...
Adults Workshop
March 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Stitchless Leather Accessories @ The Holburne Museum
Pack your bags! Be inspired by the theme of travel in our temporary exhibition, and learn how to make your own small leather-goods piece with no stitching. Using only rivets and lacing techniques this workshop is a great introduction to...
Lunchtime Concert Music
March 20, 2018 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
The Golden Days of My Spring @ The Holburne Museum
Maria Danishvar Brown (Soprano) Vera Kovaleva Lewis (Piano) Join us as we celebrate Sergei Rachmaninov’s Birthday on the Museum’s own Steinway piano which he used for his British concerts from 1929-38. The songs by Sergei Rachmaninov are loved in Russia...
Collection Exhibition Music
March 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Enjoy after-hours access to our galleries and exhibitions as we stay open until 9pm on the last Friday in the month. Relax with friends and a drink, share some nibbles and enjoy music from our resident DJ throughout the evening. Discover...
Exhibition
March 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Moro Pop-up Restaurant  - Fully Booked @ The Holburne Museum
This event has now sold out If you would like to join a waiting list please call 01225 388569 and state which date and time you would like to be put on the waiting list Sam and Sam Clark, founders...
Exhibition
March 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Moro Pop-up Restaurant  - Fully Booked @ The Holburne Museum
This event has now sold out If you would like to join a waiting list please call 01225 388569 and state which date and time you would like to be put on the mailing list Sam and Sam Clark, founders...
Exhibition Families Family Workshops
March 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Easter Eggstravaganza @ The Holburne Museum
Whatever the weather, be transported to sunnier climes with fun and creative activities inspired by Anthony Fry’s vibrant, colourful paintings: Eastern Eggs – decorate a polystyrene eggs with lovely colours and jewel-like decorations Peacock Easter Baskets – make a special...
Families Family Workshops Learning
March 26, 2018 – March 29, 2018 all-day
Easter Art Camp (5-11 year old's) @ The Holburne Museum
Due to popular demand we are now offering four Art Camp weeks packed full of fun, creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions and led by our experienced team of artists. HOW TO BOOK Booking Easter Art Camp is...
Evening Lecture Featured Talk
March 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art Education for the Many @ The Holburne Museum
Drawing upon the wealth of audio interviews recorded by the Artists’ Lives project with the artists who either taught or studied at the Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, between the 1950s and 1960s, this lecture situates Corsham against the context...
Families Family Workshops Learning
April 3, 2018 – April 6, 2018 all-day
Easter Art Camp (5-11 year olds) ALL FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum
HOW TO BOOK Booking Easter Art Camp is essential, you can book for the week or choose to come for the day. To book individual days, CLICK HERE. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL DATES ARE FULLY BOOKED  Booking the night before or over...
Exhibition Talk
April 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rogues and Vagabonds @ The Holburne Museum
Rogues and Vagabonds: The Garrick Club Collection of Theatrical Art Join Carmen Holdsworth-Delgado as she examines the history of the Garrick Club and some of the treasures within, paying particular attention to images of David Garrick and his contemporaries, such...
Friends Music
April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrating Frank Brown (1923-2001) @ The Holburne Museum
Join Nathaniel Mander and Sam Brown as The Friends of the Holburne celebrate Frank Brown’s contribution to the Museum in an informal, intimate evening of music and discussion. They will conjure up the 19th-century salon with musical gems, performed on...
Families Family Workshops Learning
April 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Art Club - Springtime Clay Craft FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum
A fortnightly workshop (term-time, excluding bank holidays) for aspiring young artists. Expand your skills and discover new techniques, exploring the Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions with our experienced artists, creating something special to take home. There is also the...
Exhibition Featured
April 19, 2018 – April 29, 2018 all-day
The Long Way Home @ The Holburne Museum
The Long Way Home reflects on the long journey that refugees across the world undertake when they decide to leave their homes in pursuit of a new place to call “home”. It’s normally the wealthiest, luckiest or strongest ones who...
Workshop
April 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Oil Painting Masterclass: Experiment with Colour @ The Holburne Museum
Be inspired by the vibrant use of colour in our temporary exhibition, Anthony Fry (1927-2016) A Retrospective, and learn how to apply colour in oil paint. Enjoy a tour the exhibition before returning to the studio to work from a...
Music
April 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 Shakespeare’s Birthday @ The Holburne Museum
Celebrate William Shakespeare’s Birthday in the elegant surroundings of the Brownsword Picture Gallery. Be entertained by the vocal talents of Operaletta, many of whom enjoy successful solo careers, as they pay their annual visit to the Holburne Museum. They will...
Collection Exhibition Music
April 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Re-Inventing the Souvenir Join us for an exclusive view of exciting, contemporary souvenirs designed by Bath Spa University’s 3D design students in partnership with the Holburne. Enjoy a ‘salon’ of pop-up talks in our Café presented by leading designers, academics...
Families Family Workshops Learning
April 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Art Club - Dramatic Poses FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum
A fortnightly workshop (term-time, excluding bank holidays) for aspiring young artists. Expand your skills and discover new techniques, exploring the Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions with our experienced artists, creating something special to take home. There is also the...
Families Featured
May 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Plant Sale @ The Holburne Museum
Join us for the annual Plant Sale in aid of the Holburne Museum Plants for sale from: Holburne Friends’ Plant stall Chase Plants Foxley Road Nurseries Parham Bungalow Plants Wild Thyme Free advice on planting and care Also displaying work...
Collection Talk
May 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Curator’s Choice: John Smart, Miniaturist @ The Holburne Museum
During the eighteenth century, Britain produced some of the finest portrait miniatures ever made, and none were finer or more compelling than the work of John Smart (1740 – 1811). Come and hear all about this extraordinary artist, described by...
Families Family Workshops Learning
May 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Art Club - Printed Patterns  @ The Holburne Museum
A fortnightly workshop (term-time, excluding bank holidays) for aspiring young artists. Expand your skills and discover new techniques, exploring the Museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions with our experienced artists, creating something special to take home. There is also the...
Adults Learning Workshop
May 15, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Creativity and Wellbeing Coffee Morning  @ The Holburne Museum
Come for a coffee and enjoy beautiful creative activities inspired by some of the treasures of the Holburne’s collection. This event is organised by members of our Pathways to Wellbeing groups and marks Mental Health Awareness Week. These groups are...
Adults Talk
May 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Poetry Reading @ The Holburne Museum
Winner of the Forward Prize, the Costa Poetry Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award, Michael Symmons Roberts has also collaborated on a range of celebrated musical collaborations and broadcast work. Join him as he reads from his recent collections, including...