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September 2018 – January 2019

Arty Babies (0-9 months)  @ The Gardener's Lodge
ALL CLASSES MUST BE BOOKED. BLOCK BOOKINGS ONLY. TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (17 September -22 October) 6 Weeks, £60 NOW FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (5 November – 10 December) 6 Weeks, £60 TO BOOK BOTH BLOCKS (17 September – 10 December) 12 weeks, excluding 29 October,...
Monday Yearlings (12-24 months) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | England | United Kingdom
MONDAYS 10.30 AM- 12 NOON Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (MON 17 SEP– MON 22 OCT) 6 WEEKS, £60 FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (MON 5 NOV – MON 10 DEC) 6 WEEKS, £60  FULLY BOOKED  
Tuesday Yearlings (12-24 months) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | North East Somerset | England | United Kingdom
Sep 18 – Dec 11 all-day Families Family Workshops Learning
TUESDAYS 10.30 AM- 12 NOON Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (TUES 18 SEP – TUES 23 OCT) 6 WEEKS, £60 FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (TUES 6 NOV – TUES 11 DEC), 6 WEEKS £60 FULLY BOOKED  
Afternoon Toddlealongs (2-5 years) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge
Sep 21 – Dec 14 all-day Families Family Workshops Learning
FRIDAYS 1- 2.30PM Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (FRI 21 SEP – FRI 26 OCT, 6 WEEKS) £60 NOW FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (FRI 9 NOV– FRI 14 DEC, 6 WEEKS) £60 NOW FULLY BOOKED
Morning Toddlealongs (2-5 Years) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | Bath | England | United Kingdom
FRIDAYS 10.30-12 NOON Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (FRI 21 SEP – FRI 26 OCT, 6 WEEKS) £60 FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (FRI 9 NOV– FRI 14 DEC, 6 WEEKS) £60 FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BOTH BLOCKS (FRI 21...
Gainsborough and the Theatre
Oct 5 – Jan 20 all-day Exhibition Featured featured
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...
Rodin rethinking the fragment @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 2 – Jan 27 all-day Exhibition featured
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...
Visiting Masterpiece by Hockney @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 2 – Jan 27 all-day Exhibition featured
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...
Mirror Mirror @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 3 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm Exhibition Workshop featured
Enjoy a rigorous portrait-drawing class with renowned artist, Saied Dai. Inspired by Gainsborough & the Theatre this workshop is designed for those looking to establish a firm and intelligent foundation in drawing for a lifetime of creative practice. View Gainsborough’s...
Rendez-vous with Rodin @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Evening Lecture Exhibition Talk featured
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...
Saturday Art Club - Natural Portraits FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
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. 10 November NOW FULLY...
Thomas Gainsborough’s Musical Friends @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Exhibition Music
Join Capella as they explore the musical world of Thomas Gainsborough. Famed for his portraits, Gainsborough was also a keen amateur musician and played the viola da gamba. In this illustrated concert, hear Capella perform pieces by Gainsborough’s musical friends...
The Inner Life of Stone @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm Exhibition Workshop
Taking a lead from a poem by Rilke (who was Rodin’s assistant and mentee) this creative workshop will look, listen and experiment with ways in which sculpture can ‘speak to’ writers. We will be informed and stimulated by a fine...
Art Masterclass - Drawing on the Past @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Sunday 18 November, 11am-4pm £38 (all materials & life model included) – maximum 10 places Drawing on the Past Create dramatic drawings inspired by the great Rodin. Make a series of studies in the exhibition Rodin: rethinking the fragment which...
What’s a University for? @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 21 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm Talk Tea-time Talk
In a world of Google and open learning, what’s a University for? What’s special about learning from academics? And, is it really worth the money? Join Sue Rigby as she unpacks this controversial debate through the (perhaps) biased perspective of...
Saturday Art Club - Room with a View- FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Nov 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Families Family Workshops Learning
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. 24 November Room with...
A  Very Georgian Soirée @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Adults Exhibition Featured featured
For one night only, immerse yourself in the colourful world of the Sydney Hotel, the Holburne’s original manifestation in the late 1700s* and experience an eclectic mix of live music, dance and card games in our galleries. Sample gin cocktails...
Classical Vienna @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Music
Immerse yourself in the enchanting fortepiano and guitar duets of the 18th- and 19th-century salon. Enjoy the expressive tone and lightness of sound created by the Viennese fortepiano, and matched in beauty by the guitar, as Gary Branch and James...
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Exhibition Music
Immerse yourself in an eclectic programme of pop-up talks, art demos, installations, performances, DJ-sets and cocktails. All Up Lates are specially curated by student talent and arts practitioners from Bath Spa University and the University of Bath. Special Event: Textile Treasures...
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!
Festive Felt @ The Holburne Museum
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Adults Workshop
Handcraft a festive felt decoration for your tree or as a special Christmas gift. Learn how to make a Scandinavian-inspired ornament using a selection of felts, embroidery techniques, and seasonal fastenings.
A Bigger Splash  @ The Holburne Museum
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Film featured
Join us for a screening of Jack Hazan’s ground-breaking 1974 biopic of David Hockney (cert 18). Taking its title from Hockney’s most famous Californian swimming pool painting, this film tells the story of how Hockney was left struggling to paint...
Commission Impossible POSTPONED @ The Holburne Museum
Dec 5 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm In Conversation Talk Tea-time Talk
Join Michael Morris in conversation with Kate Pullinger as they discuss the extraordinary commissioning and producing work of Artangel, the London-based powerhouse that has been supporting artists to create site-specific installations and events since 1985. Described as “the guardians of...
Saturday Art Club - Winter Wonderland - FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum | United Kingdom
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. 8 December Winter Wonderland...
Arty Babies @ The Gardener's Lodge | North East Somerset | England | United Kingdom
ALL CLASSES MUST BE BOOKED. BLOCK BOOKINGS ONLY. TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (7 January -11 February) 6 Weeks, £60 NOW FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (4 March– 1 April) 5 Weeks, £50 SPACES  
Monday Yearlings FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | North East Somerset | England | United Kingdom
MONDAYS 10.30 AM- 12 NOON ALL CLASSES MUST BE BOOKED. BLOCK BOOKINGS ONLY. TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (7 January -11 February) 6 Weeks, £60 BLOCK 1 NOW FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (4 March– 1 April) 5 Weeks, £50 B2 NOW FULLY BOOKED  Please email...
Tuesday Yearlings FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | North East Somerset | England | United Kingdom
TUESDAYS 10.30 AM- 12 NOON Block Bookings only to be booked in advance. TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (8 January -12 February) 6 Weeks, £60 FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (5 March– 2 April) 5 Weeks, £50 FULLY BOOKED  TO...
Afternoon Toddlealongs (2-5 years) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge
FRIDAYS 1- 2.30PM Block Bookings only. TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (FRI 11 JAN – FRI 15 FEB 6 WEEKS) £60 NOW FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (FRI 8 MARCH– FRI 5 APRIL, 5 WEEKS) £50 NOW FULLY BOOKED  Please email learning@holburne.org to be added to a...
Morning Toddlealongs (2-5 Years) FULLY BOOKED @ The Gardener's Lodge | Bath | England | United Kingdom
FRIDAYS 10.30-12 NOON Block Bookings only TO BOOK BLOCK 1 (FRI 11 JAN – FRI 15 FEB, 6 WEEKS) £60 FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BLOCK 2 (FRI 8 MARCH– FRI 5 APRIL, 5 WEEKS) £50  FULLY BOOKED TO BOOK BOTH BLOCKS...
Saturday Art Club- We are the Champions- FULLY BOOKED @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
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. 12 January – FULLY...
Mr Gainsborough the music enthusiast of Bath @ The Holburne Museum
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Exhibition Music
This concert explores the music world that Thomas Gainsborough experienced during his Bath years (1759-74). Gainsborough was fascinated not only by musicians but also by their instruments – often acquiring their instruments under the mistaken belief that he would be...