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July 2015 – December 2018

Family Workshops
July 12, 2015 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
I’m a Mosaic Artist @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Learn the tips and techniques for creating beautiful mosaics with artist Emma Leith as she takes you through the design process before getting you started on your own mosaic to take home. Please note that all children must be accompanied...
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October 4, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Big Draw @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Take part in a magical day of wild and wacky drawing activities as the Holburne comes alive with everything from fairytale heroes, princesses and scary monsters. Come as your favourite story character! Take part in FREE drawing activities throughout the...
Family Workshops Featured
October 11, 2015 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
I Work With Decoupage @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Meet the artist Jan Byrne Jan mixes a range of techniques and materials to form her sculptures. Come and learn how to decoupage a pebble with beautiful, everyday materials.
Family Workshops Featured
November 23, 2015 – December 31, 2015 all-day
The Holburne Lantern Procession 2015
Well done and thank you to everyone involved in this year’s Holburne Lantern Procession. It was amazing! Please visit our Lantern Procession Gallery to see some images of this wonderful evening. Our thanks to students from the Film and TV...
Family Workshops
December 6, 2015 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
I'm a Calligrapher @ The Holburne Museum
A workshop with Elaine Guilding Elaine is an illustrator and calligrapher. She will bring along samples of her work, and show you how to do traditional letter forms using simple tools. Please note that all children must be accompanied by...
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January 10, 2016 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
I'm a Paper Artist and Illustrator @ The Holburne Museum
A family workshop with Jessica Palmer Discover how Jessica uses paper cutting, paper collage and paper sculpture to make beautiful images, objects and illustrations. With a myriad of paper colours, you can decorate a paper fan with your own cut-out...
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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 Family Workshops Featured
February 13, 2016 @ 10:00 am – February 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Half Term at the Holburne @ The Holburne Museum
Feb 2016 Family workshop There is so much happening  this half term at the Holburne Museum: Impressionism: Capturing Life ( 13 February to 5 June) Kids go free to our exquisite new exhibition! Don’t forget to take the children to the...
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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...
Collection Families Family Workshops
October 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Framed! Family Arts Festival Event @ The Holburne Museum
Framed! Family Arts Festival Event FREE Family Day 12noon to 4pm Join us for lots of fun, creative activities inspired by our portrait of Arthur Atherley by Sir Thomas Lawrence: *Create a clay portrait bust *Top tips for drawing and...
Families Family Workshops
October 24, 2016 – October 25, 2016 all-day
Family Holiday Drop-Ins @ The Holburne Museum
Silver Carousels Come and make a moving carousel toy inspired by a fountain in our exhibition Silver: Light and Shade. Join us on Monday 24 or Tuesday 25 September. We’ll run a session in the morning between 10.30am-12.30pm and another...
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October 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Discover Silver Clay  @ The Holburne Museum
Discover the magic of silver clay! Create lasting memories by making beautiful ‘finger print’ pendants, friendship bracelets or silver pebbles. Led by silver clay artist, Jackie Sisson, this workshop will appeal to children and adults alike. Suitable for children over...
Families Family Workshops Learning
November 14, 2016 – November 30, 2016 all-day
Competition Winners: The Finishing Touch
We are delighted to announce the winners of ‘The Finishing Touch’ competition. We asked people to ‘finish’ Sir Thomas Lawrence’s unfinished study of Arthur Atherley. Holburne Director, Jennifer Scott said ‘We were overwhelmed by the standard of entries in all...
Families Family Workshops
February 14, 2017 – February 15, 2017 all-day
Holiday Drop-Ins @ The Holburne Museum
Come and make a fun mobile of either merry dancers or creepy crawlies featured in paintings in our exhibition Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty. We will be holding two sessions on both 14 and 15 February: 10.30am- 12.30pm 1.30- 3.30pm
Families Family Workshops
April 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Easter Eggstravaganza @ The Holburne Museum
Come and enjoy an afternoon of creative activities inspired by the peasants, proverbs, tulips, butterflies and beetles in our colourful exhibition Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty. Join us and: • Decorate a speckled egg for our giant bird’s nest • Add...
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September 10, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Mosaic Magic @ The Holburne Museum
Have fun learning how to design and create a simple mosaic tile, taking inspiration from the beautiful patterns and colours in our decorative arts collection. All materials are included and mosaics can be taken home on the day. Feel free...
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October 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Holiday Drop-Ins: Spooky Kaleidoscopes @ The Holburne Museum
Have fun making your own colourful Halloween kaleidoscope inspired by our exhibition Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception. Enjoy sharing some creative time with your friends and family – with all materials and instructions provided. The only thing you need...
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November 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art Meets Science: Festive Fun @ The Holburne Museum
Make ‘Op Art’ Christmas decorations, a centrepiece for your festive feast, dazzling deely boppers and eye-popping stocking! Join experts from the University of Bath to discover the science and maths behind your creations. 1.30-5pm We are thrilled to welcome Eat...
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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
October 31, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Family Drop-Ins: Spooky Stage Sets @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Museums Week FREE HOLIDAY DROP-INS Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 October 10.30am-12.30pm & 1.30-3.30pm Spooky Stage Sets Make a mini stage-set complete with ghastly ghouls and scary skeletons. Then have hours of fun creating your own plays at home. Halloween...
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December 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Free Family Event: Pantomime Season - Oh yes it is!
Saturday 1 December, 12 noon – 4pm FREE Enjoy an afternoon of pantomime-themed Christmas creativity. Make a fairy godmother for your tree, a Peter Pan snow globe and a Cinderella’s carriage table decoration. Come…and all your wishes will come true!