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Short talk - Printing Paradise

Thursday, 13 August 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Painting Paradise includes some wonderful prints of gardens. Who made these and why? Who bought them? Looking at these works in the context of the print market in the eighteenth century, Kate Heard will examine the purpose, and prestige, of such ... Read more about Short talk - Printing Paradise

Short talk - Fabergé Flowers: Miracles in Miniature

Thursday, 20 August 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Senior Curator of Decorative Arts Caroline de Guitaut as she reveals the symbolism and craftsmanship of Fabergé's exquisite and renowned flower studies.  Gold, precious stones and enamel were combined to produce highly realistic studies of wild ... Read more about Short talk - Fabergé Flowers: Miracles in Miniature

Short talk - The Picturesque Garden

Thursday, 27 August 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The growing interest in Gothic heritage in Britain during the eighteenth century - which manifested itself prominently in the fields of architecture and literature - also had an influence on the gardens of the period. This talk by Carly Collier, Print ... Read more about Short talk - The Picturesque Garden

Short recital: Giovanni Gabrieli and Thomas Lupo

Wednesday, 2 September 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 by Giovanni Gabrieli and Thomas Lupo. ... Read more about Short recital: Giovanni Gabrieli and Thomas Lupo

Short talk - Pictures in stone

Thursday, 3 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Hard stone panels, often depicting birds or flowers, were a speciality of Florence and Rome in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Later, the panels were claimed as individual works of art and incorporated into fashionable furniture. Hard ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in stone

Short talk - The Garden of the Page

Thursday, 10 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings will explore the origins of the idea of the garden as paradise. Looking in detail at the earliest Islamic manuscript in the Royal Collection, we will discover how the Persian love of gardens ... Read more about Short talk - The Garden of the Page

Performance - Concert: An evening at Vauxhall Gardens

Thursday, 10 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us for an evening of live music once enjoyed by visitors to the famous and historic Vauxhall Gardens in the second half of the eighteenth century. ... Read more about Performance - Concert: An evening at Vauxhall Gardens

Creative Course - Design Workshop: The garden inside

Monday, 14 September 2015 to Friday, 18 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Create your own stylised floral motif inspired by nature over this five day course. ... Read more about Creative Course - Design Workshop: The garden inside

Exhibition Special Event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Tuesday, 15 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Spend an evening with author Lynda Waterhouse for a discussion of art and literature inspired by Tan Twan Eng's atmospheric novel The Garden of Evening Mists. The novel tells a story of one woman's struggle to create a Japanese garden in the ... Read more about Exhibition Special Event - Book Club: The Garden of Evening Mists

Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

Wednesday, 16 September 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 medieval music by Dufay, Machaut, Landin and Adam de la Halle of caccias, imitative bird ... Read more about Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part I

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