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

Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci

Special event - Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawings

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Windsor Castle

This event is sold out. Join us for an evening lecture in the medieval Undercroft of Windsor Castle as we explore the story of Leonardo da Vinci. ... Read more about Special event - Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawings

A group explore the ruins of the South Portico at Thebes

Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Dr Debbie Challis for a 1-hour afternoon talk as she explores the effect photography had on the emergence of archaeology as a new science. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

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

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