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A group explore the ruins of the South Portico at Thebes

Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Dr Debbie Challis for a 1-hour afternoon talk as she explores the effect photography had on the emergence of archaeology as a new science. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Archaeology Among the Ruins

Illuminated page from the Padshahnama depicting the weighing ceremony of the Mughal Emperor Shah-Jahan

Short talk - Worth his weight in gold

Thursday, 20 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Short talk - A Venetian view of London

Thursday, 9 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The visit of the celebrated vedute painter Canaletto to England in 1747 was part of a tradition of important Venetian artists working in the country. Canaletto is known for his ... Read more about Short talk - A Venetian view of London

Short talk - Jacobite prints

Thursday, 2 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. George I and George II faced continued threats to their rule from the rival Stuart Princes, who also claimed the British crown.  Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and ... Read more about Short talk - Jacobite prints

Concert - London German Choir: An enchanting dialogue between art and music

Thursday, 2 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The concert offers an enchanting dialogue between the visual arts and associated music, with pieces by celebrated eighteenth-century composers such as Croft, Handel and Haydn. ... Read more about Concert - London German Choir: An enchanting dialogue between art and music

Short Recital - Geminiani Sonata No.6 in D major

Wednesday, 1 October 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 - Geminiani Sonata No.6 in D major

Short talk - The Taste of the Town

Thursday, 25 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In the eighteenth century, England made its name as a centre for the manufacture of luxury goods. Yet for the most prestigious art forms – painting and music – the fashionable ... Read more about Short talk - The Taste of the Town

Study Day - Designed to dazzle: Georgian royal interiors and furniture

Saturday, 20 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

A joint study day between Historic Royal Palaces and Royal Collection Trust will explore the fascinating and glittering world of Georgian royal interiors and furniture. ... Read more about Study Day - Designed to dazzle: Georgian royal interiors and furniture

Short talk - Portrait of an unknown man

Thursday, 18 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Frans Hals, the Dutch master known for his iconic portrait, The Laughing Cavalier, is represented in the Royal Collection by a single painting of an unknown man. Allan Chin, ... Read more about Short talk - Portrait of an unknown man

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