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

February – July 2018

Exhibition Featured
February 9, 2018 – May 7, 2018 all-day
Anthony Fry: A Retrospective @ The Holburne Museum
We are delighted to be showing the first museum retrospective of the painter Anthony Fry (1927-2016), who enjoyed huge commercial success in Britain and America during his lifetime but has not previously been recognised by a major exhibition. Comprising works...
Exhibition Featured
April 13, 2018 – July 1, 2018 all-day
Made for the Table @ The Holburne Museum
A modern table setting featuring contemporary silver from the Goldsmiths’ Company Collection alongside other crafts, demonstrating how makers continue to be inspired to make beautiful objects for use. The exhibition explores the sensory experience of the table, from taste and...
Exhibition Featured
April 19, 2018 – April 29, 2018 all-day
The Long Way Home @ The Holburne Museum
The Long Way Home reflects on the long journey that refugees across the world undertake when they decide to leave their homes in pursuit of a new place to call “home”. It’s normally the wealthiest, luckiest or strongest ones who...
Music
April 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
 Shakespeare’s Birthday @ The Holburne Museum
Celebrate William Shakespeare’s Birthday in the elegant surroundings of the Brownsword Picture Gallery. Be entertained by the vocal talents of Operaletta, many of whom enjoy successful solo careers, as they pay their annual visit to the Holburne Museum. They will...
Families Featured
May 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Plant Sale @ The Holburne Museum
Join us for the annual Plant Sale in aid of the Holburne Museum Plants for sale from: Holburne Friends’ Plant stall Chase Plants Foxley Road Nurseries Parham Bungalow Plants Wild Thyme Free advice on planting and care Also displaying work...
Exhibition
May 25, 2018 – September 16, 2018 all-day
Prized Possessions Dutch Masterpieces from National Trust Houses @ The Holburne Museum | England | United Kingdom
Prized Possessions will celebrate the Golden Age of Dutch painting, the enduring British taste for collecting Dutch paintings and how and why this style of art was desired, commissioned and displayed. Amina Wright, Senior Curator at the Holburne notes, “We...
Families Family Workshops Learning
July 30, 2018 – August 3, 2018 all-day
Summer Art Camp (5-11 year olds) @ The Holburne Museum
Due to popular demand we are now offering four Art Camp weeks packed full of fun, creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions and led by our experienced team of artists. BOOKING             ...

News

2 tickets for £10 for Anthony Fry: A Retrospective

Visit our beautiful Anthony Fry exhibition between Saturday 24 March and Sunday 7 May and take advantage of our 2 tickets for £10 offer. Under 18s go free too so don’t miss your chance to visit us with the family....

Articulation Prize 2018

ARTiculation, the national public speaking competition, which encourages young people to look, think and speak about art, will hold the South West Regional Final at the Holburne Museum, Bath on Monday 19 February 2018, 2 – 4.30pm. At the Regional...

New Acquisition

The Holburne Museum secures eighteenth-century fan with a rare view of Georgian Bath We are delighted to announce our acquisition of a topographical souvenir fan painted in watercolour, attributed to Thomas Loggan about 1750, with a rare view of Harrison’s...
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Iwan & Manuela Wirth

The Davidson Family Charitable Trust

Friends of the Holburne Museum

Patrons of the Holburne Museum