Welcome to The Holburne Museum

Changing Lives Through Art

Welcome to Bath’s Holburne Museum, open daily 10am to 5pm (Sunday and Bank Holiday 11am to 5pm).

Featured Exhibitions and Events

May – September 2018

Exhibition
May 25, 2018 – September 16, 2018 all-day
Prized Possessions Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
The National Trust owns some of the finest paintings in Britain by Dutch masters of the Golden Age. Normally seen in the rooms of country houses, the best of these seventeenth-century paintings will be displayed together in a gallery for...
Exhibition Featured
June 14, 2018 – October 21, 2018 all-day
Bath to Baghdad @ The Holburne Museum
Discover the eclectic collection of art formed by Miss Ellen Tanner following her journey to the Middle East in the 1890s. From sumptuous textiles to delicate carved woodwork and lacquer and elaborately decorated metalwork, this collection is on display for...
Learning Young People
Art Masterclass (for 11-18yrs): Creative Portrait Drawing  @ The Gardener's Lodge | England | United Kingdom
Drawing Masterclass: Creative Portrait Drawing £35 (all materials included) – (maximum 10 places) Inspired by portraits in the Prized Possessions exhibition, enjoy a day of explorative drawing, learning about applying different media on a range of different backgrounds to produce...
Exhibition Music
July 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Holburne Up Late @ The Holburne Museum
Enjoy after-hours access to our galleries and garden as we stay open until 9pm on the last Friday in the month. Relax with friends and a drink, share some nibbles and enjoy music in the Garden Café throughout the evening....
Adults Families Music
August 20, 2018 – August 29, 2018 all-day
Colourscape @ The Holburne Museum
Colourscape is a celebration for the senses, an amazing experience of colour, music and light for all ages. 25 interlinked coloured chambers form a labyrinth on the front lawn of the Museum. Put on a cape and immerse yourself in...
Adults Featured
September 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Gin Garden @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Tasting Note Join Great Western Wine at the Holburne Museum for the inaugural Gin Garden! An opportunity to taste and discuss a wide range of exceptional artisanal and batch gins from around Britain showcasing some of the wonderful gins now...

News

Summer at the Holburne

There is so much happening this summer at the Holburne including many great family and children events, inspired by our special exhibitions: Visit our exhibition Prized Possessions: Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses which brings together some of the National Trust’s...

Great media coverage for Prized Possessions

Here’s a selection of some of the media coverage generated by our exhibition Prized Possessions: Masterpieces from National Trust Houses: The Times – A review written by Rachel Campbell-Johnston described our exhibition as ‘…a chance simply to stand and gaze...

Holburne Hosts GameTale

GameTale is a two day event during which designers and developers gather to develop video games and board games inspired by museum artefacts. This year the event is being hosted by the Holburne Museum and the games are inspired by...
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