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Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an afternoon study day as you learn how to create your own garden with landscape architect and garden designer, Laura de Beden. ... Read more about Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Saturday, 23 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Paint your own imagined paradise garden using a variety of Persian miniature-painting techniques on this course over four Saturdays in May. The Garden of Paradise is key to the literature, poetry, architecture and paintings of the Persian tradition. ... Read more about Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Short talk - Outdoor Life at Osborne: pleasure and education

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

This short talk by Simon Spier, Curatorial Intern in Decorative Arts department, will focus on the relationship Queen Victoria and Prince Albert held with their garden at Osborne House. Not only was it a space for aesthetic experiments, but it also ... Read more about Short talk - Outdoor Life at Osborne: pleasure and education

Exhibition special event - The art of dialling

Wednesday, 29 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, to learn about the fascinating history of sundials and dialling. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - The art of dialling

Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

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

Pietre Dure is one of the most exotic and expensive of decorative art forms, where semi-precious hardstones are used to form 'pictures in stone', often with subjects of fruit, flowers and birds. This talk will look at the development of the art in ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

Short recital: Tandernacken

Wednesday, 22 April 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 a selection of music from: ... Read more about Short recital: Tandernacken

Bach to Baby Family Concert

Saturday, 18 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Event Sold Out. This Easter holiday, join us for a very special family concert hosted by Bach to Baby, the critically acclaimed concert series for babies, tots and you. The event is organised as part of our Family Day to ... Read more about Bach to Baby Family Concert

Children wear costume during family activity day

Family Activity Day - Painting Paradise

Saturday, 18 April 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us at The Queen's Gallery for a day of family fun. Take part in our exciting art workshops and interactive talks and learn how gardens have changed during the last four hundred years. ... Read more about Family Activity Day - Painting Paradise

Short talk - British School, the Family of Henry VIII.

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

This fascinating painting offers a rare glimpse into the gardens which once adorned the palaces of Henry VIII. The view through the arched openings is the earliest surviving depiction of a recognisable garden in British art, that of Whitehall Palace. ... Read more about Short talk - British School, the Family of Henry VIII.

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