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October 2015 – November 2018

Evening Lecture Featured Talk
October 30, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Art of the Redhead @ The Holburne Museum
The Art of the Redhead will take you on a journey including ancient Egypt, the Thracian tribes of the Classical world, mysterious cave-paintings in western China, the art of the medieval church, Elizabethan England, and the redhead heyday of the...
Evening Lecture Featured Talk
January 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 Imaging violence at the International Slavery Museum @ The Holburne Museum
A lecture from Bath Spa University Research Centre for History and Culture. Richard heads the International Slavery Museum at National Museums Liverpool where he is responsible for the strategic development of the Museum, including its forthcoming education and resource centre,...
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...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Featured Talk
March 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Impressionist Women: Makers and Muses @ The Holburne Museum
Until the Impressionist revolution, cultural prejudices made it almost impossible for women to become professional artists and their role was confined to being treated as subject matter. This talk will look at some of the remarkable women who broke through...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
April 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Regarding Renoir: A Personal View @ The Holburne Museum
Join us for a thought-provoking lecture revealing Nicola Kalinsky’s response to the divided opinions expressed for this skilled, yet polemical, artist and his work. Nicola Kalinsky has been Director of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts since January 2013. Prior...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
September 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stubbs and the Wilderness @ The Holburne Museum
Robin Blake Stubbs was a dogmatic advocate of artists working directly from nature yet he had little or no direct experience of wild landscape. His landscape backgrounds were artificially derived from Old Masters and from what he saw as he...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
May 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Who was Bruegel  @ The Holburne Museum
Who was Bruegel? Discovering the Master through his Sons ‘Peasant Bruegel’ – highbrow humanist, painter of nature or practical joker? In this lecture Amy Orrock will explore the many identities of the elusive father of the Bruegel dynasty, Pieter Bruegel...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Flemish Painting Methods  @ The Holburne Museum
The painting methods Flemish artists in the 15th and 16th centuries The lecture will focus on the painting practices of Flemish artists of the 15th to 16th century. During this period oil painting emerged as the dominant painting medium; prior...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Featured Talk
August 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Creative Process and Progress with Candace Bahouth @ The Holburne Museum
Artist Candace Bahouth, designer at the iconic Erhman Tapestries for over 25 years presents a lively, illustrated lecture exploring the development of her work over her career. Candace will describe how a love of woven tapestry inspired her own strikingly...
Evening Lecture Talk
September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thomas Lawrence and the Waterloo Chamber @ The Holburne Museum
Desmond Shawe-Taylor will discuss one of the most significant commissions of Sir Thomas Lawrence’s career, depicting the heroes and monarchs responsible for the overthrow of Napoleon and the diplomats who rebuilt Europe in his wake. Beginning before the Battle of...
Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk
November 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rendez-vous with Rodin @ The Holburne Museum
Enjoy two talks for the price of one as we celebrate our exciting new display, Rodin: Rethinking the Fragment. Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker: Revolutionizing Modern Art It is hard to believe that Rodin’s most famous sculpture,The Thinker, began life as...