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The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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The Kelch Egg, The Basket of Flowers Egg, The Mosaic Egg, and The Colonnade Egg, c.1889-1914, by Peter Carl Fabergé

Adult Lecture: Royal Fabergé

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Fabergé experts at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse and discover the stories behind some of the finest examples of the Russian jeweller's work.  Following the talks, enjoy exclusive access to key pieces during a private view of ... Read more about Adult Lecture: Royal Fabergé

Beirut and Beyond: A Photographer's Perspective

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Norman McBeath is an acclaimed photographer whose work focuses on people and places.  He will discuss his experiences of living in and photographing the Middle East, with reference to the journey made by the Prince of Wales and the work of Francis ... Read more about Beirut and Beyond: A Photographer's Perspective

In a Prince's Footsteps - a Middle East Tour

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Following the route taken by the Prince of Wales in 1862, writer and broadcaster John McCarthy reports on how the natural, urban and political landscapes of the Middle East have changed in 150 years. ... Read more about In a Prince's Footsteps - a Middle East Tour

The artistic content of Leonardo's anatomical work

Monday, 12 August 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Leonardo’s early anatomical studies were intended to help his work as a painter, but his researches took on a life of their own to become the most important strand of Leonardo’s scientific work. Exhibition curator Martin Clayton examines the ... Read more about The artistic content of Leonardo's anatomical work

A 15th-century artist predicts 21st-century radiology

Monday, 19 August 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Peter Abrahams, Professor of Clinical Anatomy at Warwick University explores the value of Leonardo's anatomical drawings as a tool for understanding the human body, and how closely he anticipated the range of imagery used by the medical profession ... Read more about A 15th-century artist predicts 21st-century radiology

Mechanics of Man: Art, Science and Performance

Friday, 23 August 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Leonardo is celebrated as both an inspired artist and anatomist. This special event considers how contemporary artists, performers and scientists are informed by each other’s work in their exploration of the human body.   Part of the Clod Ensemble's ... Read more about Mechanics of Man: Art, Science and Performance

Physical Thinking: A movement course inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings

Monday, 26 August 2013 to Tuesday, 27 August 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

After the crowds have gone home let yourself literally be ‘moved’ by Leonardo’s drawings in this gallery based course, led by Suzy Willson, Artistic Director of acclaimed performance company Clod Ensemble. ... Read more about Physical Thinking: A movement course inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings

Special Evening View with Renaissance Music

Thursday, 12 September 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Experience The Mechanics of Man at a quieter time. Renaissance musicians The Galloway Consort provide a musical backdrop to the exhibition.  Listen to early 16th-century Italian music, enjoy a glass of wine and immerse yourself in Leonardo da ... Read more about Special Evening View with Renaissance Music

Evening Life Drawing with Leonardo (September)

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

A unique opportunity to practice life drawing in the context of The Queens Gallery, surrounded by Leonardo's inspirational anatomical drawings. Led by figurative artist and teacher of anatomy Alan McGowan enjoy a relaxed evening, with exclusive access ... Read more about Evening Life Drawing with Leonardo (September)

Anatomy for Artists

Friday, 27 September 2013 to Sunday, 29 September 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Be inspired by Leonardo to advance your own anatomical knowledge. Led by figurative artist Alan McGowan this course will study the main skeletal, muscular and structural forms conducted through life drawing, demonstration and explanation. Participants ... Read more about Anatomy for Artists

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