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Short Talk: ‘Omnia Vanitas’: symbolism in Castiglione’s imagery

Thursday, 28 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the symbolism of decay and transience present in so many of Castiglione’s works.

Short Talks are free with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass.... Read more about Short Talk: ‘Omnia Vanitas’: symbolism in Castiglione’s imagery

Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Wednesday, 20 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace on Wednesday 20 November. After an engaging talk by the exhibition Curator, guests... Read more about Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Short Talk: Explosive brushwork takes the upper hand

Thursday, 14 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Although in many respects worlds apart, the architect Will Alsop seems to share with the artist Castiglione an ebullient enthusiasm for mark-making almost as an end in itself.  In this talk Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and... Read more about Short Talk: Explosive brushwork takes the upper hand

Short Talk: From figurative to abstract?

Thursday, 7 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and Drawings, will draw a comparison between Humphrey Ocean’s painting Birds at Ngong and Maurice Cockrill’s exuberant Treasure as they offer interesting ways to view abstract... Read more about Short Talk: From figurative to abstract?

Elizabeth I

Short Talk: Power Dressing

Wednesday, 2 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Jennifer Scott (Curator of Paintings) will compare two portraits of Elizabeth I, one painted by William Scrots when she was a Princess and one painted by Hans Eworth when she was Queen, to look at the importance of clothing in defining status at the... Read more about Short Talk: Power Dressing

Coronation Couture Study Afternoon

Thursday, 26 September 2013
Buckingham Palace

Set in one of the Semi-State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, this special study afternoon combines expert talks from Dr Jane Hattrick, dress historian from the University of Brighton and Caroline de Guitaut, curator of the current Buckingham Palace... Read more about Coronation Couture Study Afternoon

In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

Thursday, 19 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

 In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

Study afternoon with the Royal Collection Trust and Past Pleasures Ltd

£40 / £32 HRP members... Read more about In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

The Man in Red

Short Talk: The Man in Red - An Enigma

Wednesday, 18 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The Man in Red is a magnificent sixteenth century portrait of a man who is sumptuously dressed entirely in red and standing in a landscape. The portrait is both rare and well known and very tantalising because we are still searching for the... Read more about Short Talk: The Man in Red - An Enigma

Gareth Pugh

In Conversation with Colin McDowell and Gareth Pugh

Friday, 5 July 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Colin McDowell, one of the UK’s most respected fashion commentators, in conversation with the British designer Gareth Pugh as they explore the designer’s fascination with clothes which communicate ideas, the power of geometry and inspirational... Read more about In Conversation with Colin McDowell and Gareth Pugh

IFS Tour

Access Event: In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion BSL interpreted and lipspeaking guided tour

Thursday, 27 June 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion traces changing tastes in fashionable attire and the spread of fashion through the royal courts of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Using paintings, drawings and prints from the Royal... Read more about Access Event: In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion BSL interpreted and lipspeaking guided tour

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