Adult learning, the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Adult Learning

Discover the Royal Palaces and the treasures of the Royal Collection with short talks, lectures, courses and special events.

Learning events for adults

The Early Music Show: Garden of early delights

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us for a special evening of live music as part of BBC Radio 3's Early Music Show, presented by Lucie Skeaping, in the beautiful surroundings of the exhibition in The Queen's Gallery. On arrival, enjoy a private view of Painting ... Read more about The Early Music Show: Garden of early delights

Exhibition special event - The art of dialling

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, to learn about the fascinating history of sundials and dialling. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - The art of dialling

Learning resources for adults

Aurora and Tithonus, Sebastiano Ricci, c.1705, detail

Curator Film - the Female in Art

Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott considers the portrayal of the mythological tale of Aurora and Tithonus by Sebastiano Ricci and explores Ricci's use of symbolism to provide an almost comic retelling of this tragic tale. ... Read more about Curator Film - the Female in Art

Curator Film - The Five Eldest Children of Charles I

Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures Desmond Shawe-Taylor talks about Sir Anthony Van Dyck's seventeenth-century portrait of the five eldest children of Chares I, on display in The Queen's Ballroom at Windsor Castle.

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