Sculpture-tastic

£150 +vat Max 32 pupils

2.5 hour workshop for a maximum of 32 pupils.

Sculpture-tastic!

Available  3 October– 9 December 2022

A special workshop inspired by Rodin – Degas: Impressionist Sculpture

A hands-on 3-D making experience – learn all about form, movement, and modelling in this inspirational creative workshop! See figurative sculptures by two of the 20th centuries most famous artists and be inspired to make your own in a fully taught workshop using special artists materials.

All sculpture materials provided and each workshop is led by an experienced Creative Facilitator.

To book contact The Learning Department The Holburne Museum Great Pulteney Street Bath BA2 4DB learning@holburne.org 01225 388568

East Meets West

£130 +vat Max 32 pupils

2 hour workshop for a maximum of 32 pupils.

East Meets West School Workshop KS2

East Meets West

Discover how 17th and 18th century British taste and style was heavily influenced by trade with China and Japan. Nowhere is this more beautifully encapsulated than in the Holburne’s Witcombe Cabinet – set in a gallery awash with Chinese ceramics and European attempts to emulate them.

Pupils will:

  • Learn about Japanese and Chinese ceramics and their influence on British decorative arts
  • Learn to recognise key elements of the ‘oriental’ style
  • Demonstrate their observation and understanding of oriental style by decorating a mini 2D cabinet

To book contact The Learning Department The Holburne Museum Great Pulteney Street Bath BA2 4DB learning@holburne.org 01225 388568

Going Greek

£130/£155 +vat Max 32 Pupils

2 hour workshop for a maximum of 32 pupils. £130 ex VAT for clay plaques or £155 ex VAT for painted plates

Going Greek

Discover the artistic legacy of the classical world. Pupils will:

  • learn how Grand Tours helped to spread ideas in 18th and early 19th century Europe
  • explore Greek myths depicted in paintings, sculpture and ceramics
  • make a clay plaque or painted plate inspired by artefacts in the Museum

To book contact The Learning Department The Holburne Museum Great Pulteney Street Bath BA2 4DB learning@holburne.org 01225 388568

Enjoy a full Greek day by visiting the Victoria Art Gallery too. Contact us for details or See Visit Guidelines.

Perfect Portraits

£130 /£155 +vat Max 32 pupils

2 hour/2.5 hour workshop for a maximum of 32 pupils. 2 hour (watercolour pencils) or 2.5 hour (canvas/acrylic paint) workshop.

Perfect Portraits School Workshop Holburne Museum

Perfect Portraits

Explore the Holburne’s wonderful portrait collection through drawing, costume and creative activities and discover what portraits can tell us about the sitters, the artists and their times. Pupils will:

  • learn to ‘read’ a portrait
  • make observational sketches
  • explore a variety of other ways that artists have created portraits e.g. miniatures, silhouettes, cameos
  •  create an C18th-style self-portrait inspired by the collection, using watercolour pencils (2 hour workshop) or painting a copy of one of the portraits in the Holburne collection using acrylic paints on canvas (2.5 hour workshop)

To book contact The Learning Department The Holburne Museum Great Pulteney Street Bath BA2 4DB learning@holburne.org 01225 388568

There are more portraits to see at the Victoria Art Gallery too. Contact us for details or See Visit Guidelines.

Sensing Sculpture

£130/£155 +vat Max 32 Pupils

2 hour workshop for a maximum of 32 pupils. £130 ex VAT for clay (2 hrs) or £155 ex VAT for modroc (2.5 hrs)

Sensing Sculpture

An introduction to sculpture through an exploration of the Holburne’s rich and varied collection. Pupils will:

  • observe and draw original artefacts
  • discuss the language and ideas of sculpture through real examples
  • explore the techniques of 3D modelling to make a figurative sculpture using air-drying clay (2 hour workshop) or modroc (2.5 hour workshop)

To book contact The Learning Department The Holburne Museum Great Pulteney Street Bath BA2 4DB learning@holburne.org 01225 388568

Enjoy a day of sculpture by visiting the Victoria Art Gallery too. Contact us for details or See Visit Guidelines.

Landscape into Art

£130 +vat Max 32 Pupils

2 hour workshop for a maximum of 32 pupils

Primary School Landscape into Art Workshop

Landscape into Art

Explore the wide variety of ways in which landscapes are depicted in the Holburne’s collection of paintings. Learn about perspective, light and composition. Pupils will:

  • learn to ‘read’ a landscape and discover why this genre became popular
  • investigate landscapes in the collection
  • use art techniques to explore the secrets of composition
  • create a landscape to take back to school. Option 1: work in the unique setting of Sydney Gardens to create landscapes from life. Option 2: make small, individual landscape set-designs with card and watercolours that show the principles of composition (default option in wet weather)

To book contact The Learning Department The Holburne Museum Great Pulteney Street Bath BA2 4DB learning@holburne.org 01225 388568

There are more Landscapes to see at the Victoria Art Gallery too. Contact us for details or See Visit Guidelines.

Bespoke/Self-Led

TBC/FREE Max 32 Pupils

Max of 32 pupils

Bespoke Workshops

Bespoke workshops can also be arranged; we offer a range of artistic skills and materials – all inspired by our collection; an additional £30 will apply.

Self-led Groups – optional extras

Self-led visits are FREE (booking is still essential); we can provide advice if there is something particular that you wish to focus on.

To book contact The Learning Department  learning@holburne.org 01225 388568

We had a fantastic day, shaped very well to our requirements.

Castle Primary

Very well organised and resourced. We’ll come again.

The Mead Primary

I liked the way the children drew inspiration from objects in the Museum.

St Mary’s C of E Primary