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

A grop enjoying a book club event taking place in The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Museum of Innocence

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The second Royal Collection Trust Book Club is inspired by Orhan Pamuk's story, Museum of Innocence, looking at one man's obsession with his lost love. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Museum of Innocence

Learning resources for adults

Charles-Alexandre de Calonne, Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1784

Curator Film - the Female Artist

Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott Introduces the artist Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun through her 1784 portrait of Charles-Alexandre de Calonne and this talk considers how this female artist earned international reputation for her stylish portrayals ... Read more about Curator Film - the Female Artist

A country house on the Vliet near Delft, Jan van der Heyden, c.1660

Curator Film - Nature or Symbolism

Royal Collection curator Desmond Shawe-Taylor examines the vivid naturalism in Jan van der Heyden's painting, A Country house in the Viet near Delft, and considers how van der Heyden's artistic technique anticipated the landscapes of the ... Read more about Curator Film - Nature or Symbolism