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Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen.

Friday, 1 November 2013 to Sunday, 16 March 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy a Private Evening Talk and View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace.... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen.

Elizabeth I

Short Talk: Power Dressing

Wednesday, 2 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Jennifer Scott (Curator of Paintings) will compare two portraits of Elizabeth I, one painted by William Scrots when she was a Princess and one painted by Hans Eworth when she was Queen, to look at the importance of clothing in defining status at the... Read more about Short Talk: Power Dressing

In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

Thursday, 19 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

 In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

Study afternoon with the Royal Collection Trust and Past Pleasures Ltd

£40 / £32 HRP members... Read more about In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

The Man in Red

Short Talk: The Man in Red - An Enigma

Wednesday, 18 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The Man in Red is a magnificent sixteenth century portrait of a man who is sumptuously dressed entirely in red and standing in a landscape. The portrait is both rare and well known and very tantalising because we are still searching for the... Read more about Short Talk: The Man in Red - An Enigma

Short Talk: Arms and Armour - Essential Style

Wednesday, 4 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

 Armour, swords and daggers were indispensible parts of the fashionable mans wardrobe.... Read more about Short Talk: Arms and Armour - Essential Style

Family Activity Day: Tudor and Stuart fashion at The Queen's Gallery

Sunday, 18 August 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us at The Queen’s Gallery for a day of family fun.... Read more about Family Activity Day: Tudor and Stuart fashion at The Queen's Gallery

The Three Eldest Children of Charles I

Short Talk: Children's Dress

Wednesday, 24 July 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The children depicted in sixteenth and seventeenth century portraits are often described as miniature adults.  By examining some of the subtle and often touching details of children’s dress, this talk will trace the development of children’s clothing... Read more about Short Talk: Children's Dress

Joanna of Austria

Short Talk: Dressed to Impress

Wednesday, 10 July 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Jennifer Scott, Curator of Paintings, will look at the portraits of Joanna of Austria and John of Portugal to assess the importance of appearance to the function of these images. Created as part of the marriage negotiations between the two sitters,... Read more about Short Talk: Dressed to Impress

Gareth Pugh

In Conversation with Colin McDowell and Gareth Pugh

Friday, 5 July 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Colin McDowell, one of the UK’s most respected fashion commentators, in conversation with the British designer Gareth Pugh as they explore the designer’s fascination with clothes which communicate ideas, the power of geometry and inspirational... Read more about In Conversation with Colin McDowell and Gareth Pugh

Concert: Art & Music at The Queen's Gallery

Wednesday, 3 July 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This special concert of music by John Dowland will be performed by Jakob Lindberg on a rare lute dating from the 1590s. The music of Dowland, who was born 450 years ago, was much admired at the Tudor and Stuart Courts where his songs and dances... Read more about Concert: Art & Music at The Queen's Gallery

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