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Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

Friday, 20 March 2015 to Sunday, 11 October 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Whether a sacred sanctuary, a place for scientific study, a haven for the solitary thinker or a space for pure enjoyment and delight, gardens are where man and nature meet.  ... Read more about Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

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Henri Fantin-Latour, Azalea and Pansies, 1881

Private Evening View for groups - Painting Paradise

Monday, 23 March 2015 to Thursday, 8 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

From March to October, groups can arrange a Privave Evening View to explore Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Painting Paradise

Laurits Regner Tuxen, The Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Painting Paradise

Monday, 23 March 2015 to Thursday, 8 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

During an exclusive after-hours Private Evening Talk and View, groups can learn more about Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Painting Paradise

Jan Brueghel the Elder, Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, 1615

Exhibition Talk for groups - Painting Paradise

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 to Thursday, 8 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Groups can start their visit to Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden with an exclusive introductory talk by a member of Royal Collection Trust staff. ... Read more about Exhibition Talk for groups - Painting Paradise

Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Saturday, 23 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Paint your own imagined paradise garden using a variety of Persian miniature-painting techniques on this course over four Saturdays in May. The Garden of Paradise is key to the literature, poetry, architecture and paintings of the Persian tradition. ... Read more about Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Short recital: De toutes Flours

Wednesday, 6 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. Music will include works from the following: ... Read more about Short recital: De toutes Flours

Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an afternoon study day as you learn how to create your own garden with landscape architect and garden designer, Laura de Beden. ... Read more about Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Future events

Short talk - Decorated Leaves : Cardinal York's Book of Hours

Thursday, 7 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This book of hours is one of the finest late-medieval manuscripts in the Royal Library. Elizabeth Clark, Curator of Books and Manuscripts, will investigate how this fashionable, devotional book was made and used, and will trace its journey across ... Read more about Short talk - Decorated Leaves : Cardinal York's Book of Hours

A detail from the cover of Francis Bacon's essay 'Of gardens'

Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

Wednesday, 13 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Learn about the changing face of the garden in art and literature throughout history as seen in Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

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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