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Course - Life drawing: calm perfection and expressive communication

Saturday, 13 September 2014 to Sunday, 14 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Inspired by the Georgian period, an age of rapid change and extreme contrasts, this two-day drawing course will look at the elegance and calm perfection of Georgian classicism and consider how this informs our use of composition and proportion. Taught ... Read more about Course - Life drawing: calm perfection and expressive communication

Short talk - Furnishing State Apartments for George I

Thursday, 11 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk will explain how the palaces might have looked to a visitor to court during the reign of George I. From 1714 onwards quantities of new furniture were made for the ... Read more about Short talk - Furnishing State Apartments for George I

Concert - Chamber Music for The First Georgians

Thursday, 11 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Delight in a concert of chamber music in the setting of The First Georgians ... Read more about Concert - Chamber Music for The First Georgians

Short talk - Growing Up in the Eighteenth Century

Thursday, 4 September 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. By the middle of the eighteenth century, attitudes to children and childhood were starting to change. Children were no longer regarded as small adults and a new importance on ... Read more about Short talk - Growing Up in the Eighteenth Century

Short Recital - CPEBach Duet for flute and violin in e minor

Wednesday, 3 September 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 - CPEBach Duet for flute and violin in e minor

Short talk - The Duke's Maps

Thursday, 28 August 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The First Georgians includes a selection of military maps and plans from the important collection of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, one of the eighteenth century's great ... Read more about Short talk - The Duke's Maps

Short talk - Conserving the Rokeby Commodes

Thursday, 21 August 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Conservators William Miller and Gary Gronnestad discuss the work that went into preparing the Rokeby Commodes for this exhibition. The talk will also include a brief ... Read more about Short talk - Conserving the Rokeby Commodes

Hyperlink to lecture event 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760'

Short talk - William Hogarth, David Garrick and his Wife

Thursday, 14 August 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. William Hogarth's exceptional portrait of the greatest actor of the age, David Garrick, reveals as much about the painter as the sitter. Both men decried the pretensions of the ... Read more about Short talk - William Hogarth, David Garrick and his Wife

Short talk - Royal River

Thursday, 7 August 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will look at the importance of the River Thames to London in the early eighteenth century, using the extensive Canaletto panoramas to bring to life some of the sights, sounds and ... Read more about Short talk - Royal River

Short talk - The restoration of the Baumgartner Casket and Henry Clay Organ Clock

Thursday, 31 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by David Wheeler, Senior Furniture Conservator, tells the story of the resurrection and full restoration of the Baumgartner reliquary casket ... Read more about Short talk - The restoration of the Baumgartner Casket and Henry Clay Organ Clock

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