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

Windsor Castle houses one of the greatest collections of Italian Renaissance drawings in the world.... Read more about Study Day - Italian Renaissance Drawings

Britain in the early eighteenth century is at the forefront of the Enlightenment movement as expressed in government, science and philosophy. Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures, as he investigates whether the visual arts in... Read more about Lecture - The Art of the Enlightenment: is there such a thing?

Learning resources for adults

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

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

The online What's on brochure (April- October) is available to download. Discover a programme packed full of events including lectures,... Read more about What's On - Buckingham Palace and Windsor, April to October 2014