Upcoming events

Please note

All events require advance booking. Please refer to each event detail for booking information. 
You can book a place at any of our events at the Museum shop, over the phone on 01225 464640 or via email to admin@meaa.org.uk.
All workshops include free admission to the Museum. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, one adult maximun to two children per workshop.

Horse Trail around Bath

13 April 2014 – 18 February 2015

According to the Chinese zodiac, from the 31st January 2014 to 18th February 2015 is the Year of the Horse.  With this trail, visitors can find horses in art at six different collections around Bath, including Roman Baths, Victoria Art Gallery, Holburne, BRLSI, the American Museum and the Museum of East Asian Art.  This trail will be launched on 13th of April, Bath World Heritage Day, and it will be available till February 2015 at all six museums.

Faimly Workshops: Spring Festivals

IMG 4413 300x225 Faimly Workshops: Spring Festivals27 and 28 May, 14:00-15:30, No booking required

Admission: £3 (Including admission for one adult)

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A Taster Session of Chinese Dance for Children

Photo 32 300x196 A Taster Session of Chinese Dance for ChildrenSunday 17 August, 14:00-16:00, book by Friday 8 August

Mrs Winnie Wong

Admission: £8

Many local families have been enchanted by the Chinese dances performed in our annual Lunar New Year Extravaganza! Children will be able to learn some of those Chinese dance movements and try to manoeuvre fans!

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Lecture:Care and Conservation of Decorative Metal Objects

C201424 BT 01 178x300 Lecture:Care and Conservation of Decorative Metal ObjectsFriday 5 September, 18:30-19:30; Book by Wednesday 3 September

Admission: Friends and students £2.50; Public £5

Highly decorative metal objects are complicated in their manufacture and form. Often comprising of multiple metals and a range of surface decorations, the cleaning of such objects has to be undertaken with care.

This talk will look at the common materials and manufacturing processes of decorative metal objects and how this affects their conservation. We will explore a range of conservation cleaning techniques, how the treatments are adapted to match the specifics of an object and how best to clean decorative metals in the home.

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