People Make Museums Exhibition

A new exhibition at the Holburne Museum, explores the idea that is people that make museums relevant.

Hosted by the Holburne Museum, People Make Museums is a celebration of creativity and the importance of people in museums. People bring stories, memories, lived experience and ways of seeing which constantly reinvigorate and challenge museums and their collections. It is people that make museums relevant.

The sculptures in this exhibition aim to capture some of these complex, personal moments of connection; the fleeting conversations, sudden revelations, unspoken thoughts, sensations and feelings evoked by museum spaces and objects.

These are the experiences which shape our relationships with museums and art galleries – and in turn shape and inform what museums are and can be.

Showcasing over 20 sculptural pieces selected by a panel of colleagues from the Arts, Health and Museum sectors these artworks have been specially made for this exhibition. Contributors range from those who have participated in Bath Museums’ partnership Pathways to Wellbeing creative groups as well as museum staff, volunteers, professional artists and creative facilitators who are part of this growing creative community.

You can book in advance here, or you can also just purchase tickets on arrival at the Holburne Museum.

On from 27 January 2022 – 2 May 2022

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People Make Museums Poster

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