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

Join us for an evening of fascinating cross art-form exploration as Stephen and Peter come together to bring their unique perspectives on these complementary art forms. ... Read more about In Conversation - Picture or Poem? The Poetry of Art and the Art in Poetry, with Stephen Raw and Professor Peter Dayan

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The First Georgians includes a selection of military maps and plans from the important collection of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, one of the eighteenth century's great ... Read more about Short talk - The Duke's Maps

Learning resources for adults

Imagine you are a visiting a Georgian Coffee House hundreds of years ago. What conversations do you think you would overhear?  Come in and have a listen to the gossip around town by clicking on the screen below (this opens the resource in a new ... Read more about First Georgians Interactive game.

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

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