Holburne Up Late

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Enjoy after-hours access to our galleries and garden as we stay open until 9pm on the last Friday in the month.

Drawn to the Holburne

Discover the art of drawing in this vibrant Up Late curated by students and staff from the Bath School of Art and Design. Join us for an eclectic mix of pop-up talks, life drawing, hands-on art demos and art showcases. Enjoy after-hours access to our world-class exhibition, Prized Possessions: Dutch Masterpieces from the National Trust Housesenjoy tunes from our resident DJ Pablo Tinte, and relax over a glass of wine in our Garden Café.

Take advantage of our special offer: Enjoy a cocktail in the cafe and admission to our special exhibition for just £10.


Drink and Draw: Grab a glass and try your hand at drawing a costumed model in our Garden Café.

Masters Draw: Meet BSU postgraduate students, see their artwork, and hear about how drawing relates to their practice as they plan for their final degree show.

Elastic Space: See the future of drawing in 3D space! Try your hand at drawing using the latest computer technology.

Pop up talks: Hear from Tim Vyner, official illustrator for the London Olympics, about his drawing work for the Moscow World Cup, as well as other BSU artists and tutors about the future of drawing in the School.

Tania Kovats ‘Talking Drawing‘: Leading British artist Tania Kovats discusses the role of drawing in her work, before leading a walk-through of the Museum that explores the drawings to be found in its galleries.

In Partnership with Bath Spa University