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Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This evening book club event will embrace art and literature with a discussion of Tan Twan Eng's atmospheric novel The Garden of Evening Mists. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

The Last of the Tide

Saturday, 6 June 2015 to Wednesday, 17 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition showcases 12 portraits of veterans of D-Day, inspired and commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales following his attendance at the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy last year. ... Read more about The Last of the Tide

Short recital: Hildegard von Bingen - Vos Flores Rosarum

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy music from ... Read more about Short recital: Hildegard von Bingen - Vos Flores Rosarum

Short talk - Love at the edge of the garden: Pater and the fête galante

Thursday, 28 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The eighteenth-century fête galante featured scenes of aristocratic love in a landscape, first popularised by the French painter Jean-Antoine Watteau. Often featuring music and conversation, the fête galante revealed the eighteenth-century fascination ... Read more about Short talk - Love at the edge of the garden: Pater and the fête galante

Short talk - Royal gardens: public spaces and private places

Thursday, 21 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by Alex Buck, Senior Collections Information Assistant will explore two contrasting royal gardens. Osborne House was created as a retreat for the Royal Family, and the garden depicted in the painting by Winterhalter of Queen Victoria with ... Read more about Short talk - Royal gardens: public spaces and private places

Detail from an Islamic manuscript showing two figures in a garden setting

Access Event - Verbal description: Persian paradise – 'to happily strut in the garden of the page'

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This afternoon event for blind and partially-sighted visitors at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace will describe the past exotic world of Persian gardens represented in the Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden exhibition. ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal description: Persian paradise – 'to happily strut in the garden of the page'

Short recital: Cuckoo as I me walked

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy music from ... Read more about Short recital: Cuckoo as I me walked

Short talk - Illuminating Bacon's Garden: the art of Alberto Sangorski

Thursday, 14 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The name Sangorski is usually associated with fine bookbinding, but Alberto Sangorski's early love lay in illumination and calligraphy. Emma Stuart, Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, will look at Francis Bacon's treatise Of gardens and ... Read more about Short talk - Illuminating Bacon's Garden: the art of Alberto Sangorski

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