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October 2018 – May 2019

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October 5, 2018 – January 20, 2019 all-day
Gainsborough and the Theatre
By bringing together some of Thomas Gainsborough’s finest portraits of his friends in the theatre, this exhibition will create a conversation between the leading actors, managers, musicians, playwrights, designers, dancers and critics of the 1760s-80s.  Gainsborough & the Theatre explores...
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
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...
Learning Young People
February 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Masterclass: Breaking Boundaries with Watercolour @ The Gardener's Lodge | England | United Kingdom
Breaking Boundaries with Watercolour £30 (all materials included) – maximum 10 places Discover an eclectic range of watercolour techniques that will be inspired by exploring the Holburne’s collection of ceramics, textiles, paintings, metalwork and more. We will select key works...
Learning Young People
March 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Art Masterclass: Self-Expression @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Self-Expression £30 (all materials included) – maximum 12 places Be inspired by artists, past and present, who evoke emotion through art. Develop visual language exploring colour, tone, form and context. Activities will include a collaborative installation plus colour and texture...
Learning Young People
April 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Art Masterclass: Inside-Out @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Inside-Out £30 (all materials included) – maximum 10 places Explore interior and exterior spaces at the Holburne, through experimental drawing. Create exciting overlaid images using different mono-printing techniques and large pen and ink wash drawings. Includes a visit to the...
Learning Young People
May 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Masterclass: Painting Self-portraits in Acrylics @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Painting Self-portraits in Acrylics £30 (all materials included) – maximum 10 places Paint your own self-portrait using acrylics to build up colour, tone and texture. The work will be informed by looking at the Holburne’s portrait collection. You will learn...