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Illuminated page from the Padshahnama depicting the weighing ceremony of the Mughal Emperor Shah-Jahan

Short talk - Worth his weight in gold

Thursday, 20 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk 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 ... Read more about Short talk - Worth his weight in gold

A group explore the ruins of the South Portico at Thebes

Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Dr Debbie Challis for a 1-hour afternoon talk as she explores the effect photography had on the emergence of archaeology as a new science. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Short talk - The Tiger of Mysore

Thursday, 27 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Tipu Sultan claimed that it was 'better to live a single day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep' and adopted the symbol of the tiger as his own. This talk will look at ... Read more about Short talk - The Tiger of Mysore

Exhibition special event - Precursors to the Prince: the Grand Tour in the Ottoman Empire

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

During this exclusive evening lecture, Dr Philip Mansel, historian and author of Constantinople and Levant, will look into the aims and motivations of many prominent literary and political figures in travelling to these regions. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Precursors to the Prince: the Grand Tour in the Ottoman Empire

Detail of a painting from a triptych depecting the Coronation, Nativity and Crucifixion

Access Event - Verbal Description Session

Thursday, 4 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Working with the RNIB's Music Advisory Service, this event - Secular and Sacred: Art and Music in late fourteenth-century Italy - is designed to give blind and partially-sighted visitors an insight into The Queen's Gallery, the Royal Collection, and ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Session

Detail of the Propylon of the Temple from the Great Court, Temple of Horus , Edfu

Short talk - Francis Bedford - royal photographer

Thursday, 4 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Bedford had to transport all his photographic equipment and materials across the Middle East in order to document the royal tour. Sophie Gordon, the curator of ... Read more about Short talk - Francis Bedford - royal photographer

Members of the choir Stile Antico

Performance - Christmas concert: A Wondrous Mystery

Thursday, 11 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Choir Stile Antico presents a sparkling programme of Renaissance choral music by Flemish and German composers during this evening of magical music-making. ... Read more about Performance - Christmas concert: A Wondrous Mystery

Detail of St. Edward's Crown

Exhibition special event - Royal Gold: Reflections of Power

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Kathryn Jones, Curator of Decorative Arts, during this 1-hour lecture, as she explores how gold has been used to denote the highest degree of status and authority. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Royal Gold: Reflections of Power

Short talk - Nakhtmontu's funerary stela

Thursday, 18 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. During his 1862 four-month tour of the Middle East, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, attended several archaeological excavations and collected a number of antiquities, including ... Read more about Short talk - Nakhtmontu's funerary stela

Short talk - Gold Leaves

Thursday, 8 January 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This short talk by Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, will look at the two lavish missal leaves on display in the exhibition ... Read more about Short talk - Gold Leaves

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