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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

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

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

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

Omnia vanitas, Castiglione

Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castiglione’s most distinctive works are his drawings in oil paint and his monotypes, hybrid techniques that he explored more fully than any other artist of his day. This lecture by Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Juno seeking from Jupiter the gift of Io transformed

Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection Trust and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the newly identified painting by Castiglione that is the centrepiece of the show. ... Read more about Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

Creative Courses - Merry Christmas Printmaking

Saturday, 6 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Short Talk - Castiglione, a Baroque Legacy

Friday, 5 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This 10-minute Gallery talk focuses on the art-historical context for the work of Castiglione, examining the aesthetic and technical contributions of the 17th century to his creative output and his subsequent fall from public attention in the 19th ... Read more about Short Talk - Castiglione, a Baroque Legacy

Exposition of Moses, Castiglione

Lunchtime Lecture - A Subversive Outsider from Genoa: the Life and Art of Castiglione

Saturday, 15 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Dr. Timothy J. Standring as he analyses the turbulent life and complicated career of Castiglione. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - A Subversive Outsider from Genoa: the Life and Art of Castiglione

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