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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
Mrs Winnie Wong
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!
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.