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Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Gardens of Evening Mists

Tuesday, 9 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This evening book club event will embrace art and literature with a discussion of Tan Twan Eng's atmospheric novel The Garden of Evening Mists. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Book Club: The Gardens of Evening Mists

Short recital: Airs du cour

Wednesday, 17 June 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. Enjoy music from: ... Read more about Short recital: Airs du cour

Short talk - Un Coup de Théâtre: The Baroque gardens and architecture of Hampton Court Palace

Thursday, 18 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

William III and Mary II were garden lovers and together transformed Hampton Court Palace. Emma Harpur, Curatorial Intern for Prints and Drawings, will consider the Palace's newly-laid formal gardens in relation to Sir Christopher Wren's architectural ... Read more about Short talk - Un Coup de Théâtre: The Baroque gardens and architecture of Hampton Court Palace

Study day - Royal gardens from Hampton Court Palace to Buckingham Palace

Saturday, 20 June 2015
Hampton Court Palace

Join us for a study day beginning at Hampton Court Palace and finishing at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Study day - Royal gardens from Hampton Court Palace to Buckingham Palace

Exhibition special events - Royal gardens at Windsor

Wednesday, 24 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Discover how different monarchs influenced the evolution of the royal gardens at Windsor Castle with a free lunchtime lecture. ... Read more about Exhibition special events - Royal gardens at Windsor

Short talk - The Coalport Porcelain Factory and floral encrusted wares

Thursday, 25 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Simon Spier, Curatorial Intern in the Decorative Arts department, will focus on the nineteenth-century 'encrusted wares' of the Coalport Porcelain Factory in Shropshire. These distinctive porcelain pieces reflect the enthusiasm for ... Read more about Short talk - The Coalport Porcelain Factory and floral encrusted wares

Performance - Poet Alice Oswald: Paradise suspended

Thursday, 25 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join poet and former professional gardener Alice Oswald as she talks about her fascination with Milton's Paradise Lost. ... Read more about Performance - Poet Alice Oswald: Paradise suspended

Short talk - A comparison of the Cartouche embellished with a Garland of Flowers by Daniel Seghers and the Still Life of Azalea and Pansies by Henri Fantin Latour

Thursday, 2 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Fantin Latour confessed to a fear of becoming a ‘manufacturer of still lifes’, while Seghers made paintings of floral garlands as tokens of esteem. Rosanna de Sancha, Paintings Conservator, considers differences in technique of painting on copper by ... Read more about Short talk - A comparison of the Cartouche embellished with a Garland of Flowers by Daniel Seghers and the Still Life of Azalea and Pansies by Henri Fantin Latour

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

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