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

Short talk - The Tiger of Mysore

Thursday, 27 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Exhibition special event - Precursors to the Prince: the Grand Tour in the Ottoman Empire

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Dr Philip Mansel, historian and author of Constantinople and Levant, for an evening lecture which will look into the aims and motivations of many prominent literary and political figures in travelling to these regions. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Precursors to the Prince: the Grand Tour in the Ottoman Empire

Learning resources for adults

Participants at an Adult Learning Lecture at The Queen's Gallery

Royal Collection Studies - Reading list 2012

There is a vast literature on the Royal Collection, the royal palaces and the British monarchy.

The attached reading list provides references to the works which will be of most use for the Royal Collection Studies course. ... Read more about Royal Collection Studies - Reading list 2012

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