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Study Day - Enlightened Monarchs: Art at court in the eighteenth century

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

To commemorate the 300th anniversary of George I's accession to the British throne in 1714, Royal Collection Trust, the Wallace Collection and the Society for Court Studies are organising a study day dedicated to the often overlooked art patronage of ... Read more about Study Day - Enlightened Monarchs: Art at court in the eighteenth century

Short Recital - Charles Avison 2 Menuets from Sonata Prima Op.5

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recital on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian era.
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Short talk - Mistaken identity

Thursday, 1 May 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Don Rodrigo de Calderon by Rubens was bought by King George I as a portrait of the infamous Spanish general, the Duke of Alva. The painting has been altered in size in the past, and the extent of Rubens's authorship has been doubted. Jennifer Scott, ... Read more about Short talk - Mistaken identity

Lecture - The Art of the Enlightenment: is there such a thing?

Wednesday, 30 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Britain in the early eighteenth century is at the forefront of the Enlightenment movement as expressed in government, science and philosophy. Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures, as he investigates whether the visual arts in ... Read more about Lecture - The Art of the Enlightenment: is there such a thing?

Short talk - Dining with the Prince

Thursday, 24 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Frederick, Prince of Wales was an enthusiastic host whose menu books reveal that he combined traditional English cooking with German dishes from his homeland and fashionable ... Read more about Short talk - Dining with the Prince

Hyperlink to lecture event 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760'

Lecture - 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Robin Simon, Honorary Professor of English at UCL and Editor of The British Art Journal, and the actor William Chubb as they investigate the friendship between two extraordinary men. ... Read more about Lecture - 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760

Short Recital - Handel Allemande from Suite No.3 in d minor HWV428

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian ... Read more about Short Recital - Handel Allemande from Suite No.3 in d minor HWV428

The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 and Kensington Palace

Thursday, 17 April 2014 to Friday, 25 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Explore the Georgian era in more detail with a combined visit to The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-60 and Kensington Palace. ... Read more about The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 and Kensington Palace

Short talk - Talking Frames

Thursday, 17 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk will introduce you to the much-maligned world of the picture frame and will look more closely at how style, taste and class during the Georgian period influenced the ... Read more about Short talk - Talking Frames

Concert - The Early Music Show at The Queen's Gallery

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join BBC Radio 3's Early Music Show for a special performance by Carole Cerasi who will play the harpsichord made for Frederick. Prince of Wales. ... Read more about Concert - The Early Music Show at The Queen's Gallery

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