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July 2015 – December 2018

Exhibition Families Learning Music Workshop
July 24, 2015 – July 26, 2015 all-day
Canaletto Weekender @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Friday 24 July Study afternoon and evening lecture – see full listings here Celebrating Canaletto Foodie treats outdoors and in from benugo Camera Obscura on the front lawn (free with exhibition tickets) Punch and Judy 12 noon, 1.45pm & 3.30pm...
Families Family Workshops Featured
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...
Adults Families Featured
November 19, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
The Holburne Lantern Procession @ The Holburne Museum
Don’t miss this spectacular annual event, one of the largest free participatory events in the city. This year an Enchanted Forest of birds, beasts, trees and mythical creatures will travel from the Holburne through the streets of Bath to Parade...
Families Family Workshops Featured
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...
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...
Families Family Workshops
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...
Families Family Workshops
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...
Families Featured
May 7, 2017 @ 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 expert nurseries: Chase Plants In Cover Foxley Road Nurseries The Mead Nursery Special Plants Wild Thyme Also displaying work from: CharlieCaffyn Furniture Willow...
Cinema Families
August 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – August 13, 2017 @ 11:30 pm
San Miguel Picturehouse Pop- Up Cinema @ The Holburne Museum
The San Miguel Picturehouse Pop-Up is heading to the Holburne Museum, Bath in August for a weekend of outdoor cinema. The screenings take place in the open, with a limited number of deckchairs available on a first come first served...
Families Family Workshops
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...
Families Family Workshops
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...
Families Family Workshops Featured
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...
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...
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 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...
Adults Cinema Families Featured
August 9, 2018 – August 12, 2018 all-day
Pop Up Cinema @ The Holburne Museum
One of the best things in life has to be enjoying a fabulous film framed by a backdrop of stars, surrounded by the horticultural heaven of the Holburne’s grounds. This August The Little goes free range, as we bring four...
Adults Families Music
August 20, 2018 – August 29, 2018 all-day
Colourscape @ The Holburne Museum
Colourscape is a celebration for the senses, an amazing experience of colour, music and light for all ages. 25 interlinked coloured chambers form a labyrinth on the front lawn of the Museum. Put on a cape and immerse yourself in...
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...
Families Family Workshops
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!