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.

Family Fun: Story of Your Object

Saturday 10 Oct   13:00 – 16:00   Drop-in

Admission: £3.50 per Child (Children to be accompanied)

01 MEAA Image Big Draw 02Working with artist Chloe Regan, select and draw your favourite object in the museum and decorate it with your own patterns, or take inspiration from the collection. The drawings produced will be displayed throughout October in the museum. This event is part of the Big Draw Festival – Every Picture Tells a Story.



Family Fun: Shadow Puppet Fun

Saturday 24 Oct   14:00 – 15:30  
Admission: Free.  Booking required, Max 12 people (Children to be accompanied)

2 186x257 custom Family Fun: Shadow Puppet FunWorking with Chinese  Xiao Wei Wang, explore the art of ancient Asian puppetry, learn some simple Chinese shadow puppet-making techniques and create your own play. This event is part of Bath Heritage Open Week.

Friday Late: Tour – Afterlife and Beyond – MEAA Funeral Objects

Friday 30 Oct   18:00 – 18:45

Admission: Public £6, Friends/Students £3 (Booking required)

Max 10 people

07 Afterlife BATEA164Join us in this gallery tour led by Curator, Dr Nicole Chiang, to explore the Chinese perspective of afterlife in ancient times and find out more about funeral objects in the MEAA collection. Just the thing before Halloween!

Special Event: Lecture – European Copies of Asian Ceramics

Friday 6 November    18:00 – 19:00  (Book by 30 October)               
Admission: Public £6; Friends/Students £3

BATEA1473 1 225x201 custom Special Event: Lecture   European Copies of Asian CeramicsDuring the 18th century English and European factories created ceramics inspired by, or directly coping the patterns and designs of oriental porcelain and lacquer. Led by Catrin Jones, Curator from the Holburne Museum, this talk will explore the debt of how European ceramics to those of East Asian.

Exhibition Event: Meet the Artist Chinese – Ink Painting Lecture & Demonstration

Saturday 28 November 14:00-15:30

Admission: Public £8; Friends/Students £5

(Booking required, Max 12 people)

12 Ink Painting The Good EarthWu Lan-Chiann, exhibiting ink painting artist will demonstrate Chinese ink-painting techniques and talk about the sources of inspiration for her beautiful paintings on display in the exhibition “Reflections”.

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