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Queen Adelaide's Fan

Private Evening View for groups - Gold

Friday, 27 March 2015 to Sunday, 26 July 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Groups can enjoy an exclusive after-hours view of Gold without the crowds in The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Gold

Charles Robert Leslie, Queen Victoria Receiving the Sacrament, 1838

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Gold

Friday, 27 March 2015 to Sunday, 26 July 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Groups can enjoy a Private Evening Talk and View of Gold at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Gold

Gold at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Gold

Friday, 27 March 2015 to Sunday, 26 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Through over 60 items drawn from across the entire breadth of the Royal Collection, and from the Early Bronze Age to the 20th century, Gold explores the qualities that make this rare and precious metal an enduring expression of the highest ... Read more about Gold

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Inca crown conservaation

Lunchtime lecture - A Crown from Ecuador: a Mystery to be Solved

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Palace of Holyroodhouse curator, Deborah Clarke, as she unravels the mystery of the Ecuadorian crown presented to Queen Victoria in 1862. ... Read more about Lunchtime lecture - A Crown from Ecuador: a Mystery to be Solved

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Museums Scotland

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores the value of gold both as a prestigious metal and as a symbol of status and power. ... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Museums Scotland

God in Majesty, French School (ca. 1400)

Creative course - All That Glitters

Saturday, 9 May 2015 to Sunday, 10 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Chloe Patience, fashion designer and director of Bebaroque, for this two-day creative embroidery course. ... Read more about Creative course - All That Glitters

Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Gold

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This special tour for visitors with hearing loss explores highlights from Gold in a small group. ... Read more about Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Gold

Short talk - Worth His Weight in Gold

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 to Thursday, 4 June 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Co-curator of Gold, Lauren Porter, will focus on a beautifully illuminated page from the Padshahnama – the finest Islamic manuscript in the Royal Collection – which depicts the weighing ceremony of the Mughal Emperor Shah-Jahan. ... Read more about Short talk - Worth His Weight in Gold

Short talk - Coaches and Coronations

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 to Thursday, 4 June 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Gold has long been associated with royalty and many of the items associated with coronations are made of this precious material. Join Lauren Porter, co-curator of Gold for this short gallery talk which will focus on a number of objects which ... Read more about Short talk - Coaches and Coronations

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Gold

Thursday, 4 June 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This tour for blind and partially sighted visitors illuminates key objects and themes in Gold, including a spectacular gold crown from Ecuador, gold gilded books and a Bronze Age cup. ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Gold

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