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.
Saturday 17 Jan 10:00 – 16:00
Sunday 18 Jan 10:00 – 16:00
Last year Jessica Palmer’s workshops sold out quickly. We have invited her back to host new workshops to celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Sheep 2015. You can interpret the sheep or ram your own way – leaping, skipping – the possibilities are endless! Or bring your own animal image and work with Jessica to turn it into a beautiful paper cut design. Your work will then be displayed in one of the empty shop windows in the city centre, prior to the Lunar New Year.
£35, Cost including use of all tools, materials and light refreshments. please contact the Artist to book: 01225 284 598, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.jessicapalmerart.com
Friday 30 January
18:30 – 19:30
Book by Friday 23 January
They were produced for various purposes, from tomb figures to domestic altars, from sculptures made for the Chinese market to figures exported to different parts of Asia and Europe.
This talk will explore a long, rich tradition and offer a fresh insight into Chinese ceramic sculptures.
Dr. Heena Youn recen
Thursday 5 March
19:00 – 21:00
Friends and Students £15; Public £20
Haiku is Japanese poetry, famous for its extreme brevity. An excellent accompaniment to Haiku is sake. This event will explore both in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
The event is part of the Music in China exhibition programme (January – May 2015). Alan Summers, Japan Times award-winning author, will give a brief introduction to the important elements of Haiku and its history, as well as exploring the musicality in this extraordinary form of poetry.
Monday 30 March
13:30 – 16:00
A family fun-day in the temporary exhibition gallery, where Music in China is on show.
Immerse yourself in our fun packed activities: opera mask making, dressing-up, face painting. Even handle some traditional Asian music instruments!