Discover The Holburne Museum at night with Up Late Fridays

Discover The Holburne Museum at night with Up Late Fridays

Posted on: 20 Nov 2019

Want to spend a night at the museum? Now you can. 


On the last Friday of every month, The Holburne Museum in Bath welcomes visitors after-hours for ‘Up Late Friday.’


The next Up Late Friday is happening on 29 November, so here’s what to expect.


More than your average trip to the museum, Up Late Fridays offer an eclectic programme of pop-up talks, art demos, and more at the Holburne Museum, from 17:00 to 21:00.

The Holburne Museum: Up Late Fridays

With a cocktail in hand, glide around the museum after dark, listening to DJ sets and one-off talks.


Up Late Fridays at the Holburne Museum are specially curated by student talent and arts practitioners from the Universities of Bath Spa, Bath and Bristol.


Book to see the Holburne’s collection in a new light, with Alternative Art Tours led by MA History of Art students from Bristol University.


Discover some hidden histories and loads of unusual facts about the art on display, with the help of Bristol’s History of Art students.

Holburne Museum in Bath: Up Late Fridays

Entry to Up Late Fridays is free of charge, and so are Alternative Art tours. But if you’d like to take part in a tour, book ahead as numbers are limited.


Packed with one-off talks, performances, demonstrations, workshops and drinks served until 20:45, Up Late Fridays are the Holburne are not to be missed.


The city’s first-ever public art gallery, The Holburne Museum is a Grade I listed building and is located in Bath’s picturesque Sydney Pleasure Gardens.


Filled with the collection of Sir William Holburne (1793-1874), the Holburne features portrait miniatures, porcelain, embroideries and portraits by some of the greatest artists of the eighteenth century.

The next Up Late Friday at the Holburne Museum is happening on 29 November 2019. Visit the website for more information. 

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