A watermill beside a woody lane, by Meyndert Hobbema

Dutch Landscapes images: teacher information sheet

Download this document to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these inspiring Dutch Landscapes within your classroom teaching activities. ... Read more about Dutch Landscapes images: teacher information sheet

Face Facts: Children's activity

Leonardo da Vinci used and recorded a number of rules to help him when drawing the head and face. Many of these rules involved the observation of certain features of the face and their measurements between each other. These observations now provide ... Read more about Face Facts: Children's activity

Family Garden Trail at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Explore the historic garden and search the giant lawns and woodland paths for local wildlife in this children's activity trail. ... Read more about Family Garden Trail at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Hyperlink to lecture event 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760'

Film - 'The Little-ingenious Garrick and the Ingenious Little Hogarth'

The reigns of the first two Georges saw the remarkable careers of the artist William Hogarth and the actor David Garrick. The traditionally close relationship between the theatre and the visual arts expanded through their collaboration and the status ... Read more about Film - 'The Little-ingenious Garrick and the Ingenious Little Hogarth'

Henry VIII, After Hans Holbein the Younger, c1560-80

Film - David Starkey and Jennifer Scott discuss the Royal Portrait

David Starkey, one of Britain's finest historians joined Royal Collection curator Jennifer Scott to discuss the fascinating subject of royal portraiture from Holbein to Mario Testino.

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Film - Life at Court Through the Eyes of Queen Caroline by Lucy Worsley

Join Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator, Historic Royal Palaces, on a journey seen through the eyes of her favourite queen consort, Queen Caroline. Her lecture guides you through the world of the early Georgian court and introduces you to the characters of ... Read more about Film - Life at Court Through the Eyes of Queen Caroline by Lucy Worsley

Film - The Art of Enlightenment

Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures, as he investigates whether the visual arts in Britain kept pace with the rapid development and transformational ideas in other areas of culture, and asks if it is possible to discern the Art ... Read more about Film - The Art of Enlightenment

Film - Two Earls and an Architect

Join Rufus Bird, Deputy Surveyor of The Queen's Works of Art at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, as he examines how the arrival of a new dynasty on the throne of Great Britain provided an opportunity for a new national style to emerge, and how ... Read more about Film - Two Earls and an Architect

First Georgians Interactive game.

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.

France and Marianne, two dolls in Queen Mary's Dolls' House

France & Marianne

France and Marianne live at Windsor Castle. They were a gift to Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose from the children of France in 1938. They have 360 items of clothing and a toy car each. Now you have a chance to put together an outfit from their ... Read more about France & Marianne

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