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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

Short talk - Christ as a Gardener by Rembrandt

Thursday, 9 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Desmond Shawe- Taylor, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures, as he discusses Rembrandt's Christ as a gardener, which depicts Mary Magdalen's encounter with the risen Christ and follows St John's Gospel with imaginative fidelity. The facts recounted ... Read more about Short talk - Christ as a Gardener by Rembrandt

Short talk - A Pair of Tompion Sundials

Thursday, 16 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the pair of sundials in the exhibition made by the eminent English clockmaker Thomas Tompion. The sundials combine the sciences of horology, astronomy and ... Read more about Short talk - A Pair of Tompion Sundials

Short talk - Flora Danica

Thursday, 23 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the porcelain made by the Royal Copenhagen porcelain factory in a pattern called Flora Danica. The first service was originally intended for Catherine the Great of ... Read more about Short talk - Flora Danica

Short talk - A Primitive Hut

Thursday, 30 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Sir William Chambers’ long association with the royal family began with his appointment as architect to the widowed Augusta, Princess of Wales, and architectural tutor to her son, the future George III. In this capacity, Chambers began work on a ... Read more about Short talk - A Primitive Hut

Short talk - Preserving paradise

Thursday, 6 August 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The exquisite Mughal album pages on show in the Painting Paradise exhibition, display the arts of miniature painting and calligraphy, paper making, dyeing and marbling. Rachael Smith, Drawings Conservator, will explore the production ... Read more about Short talk - Preserving paradise

Family Festival

Saturday, 8 August 2015
Buckingham PalaceThe Royal Mews, Buckingham PalaceThe Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us for a special family extravaganza with activities taking place in The Royal Mews, The Queen's Gallery and Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Family Festival

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