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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 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

Short talk - The Restoration of the Sunflower Clock

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

The Sunflower clock has been totally restored and transformed for the Gardens in Art Exhibition, returning it to its early nineteenth-century appearance as depicted in the watercolour from the George IV pictorial inventory . This talk will cover the ... Read more about Short talk - The Restoration of the Sunflower Clock

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 - 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

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 recital: De toutes Flours

Wednesday, 6 May 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. Music will include works from the following: ... Read more about Short recital: De toutes Flours

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

Short talk - Decorated Leaves : Cardinal York's Book of Hours

Thursday, 7 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This book of hours is one of the finest late-medieval manuscripts in the Royal Library. Elizabeth Clark, Curator of Books and Manuscripts, will investigate how this fashionable, devotional book was made and used, and will trace its journey across ... Read more about Short talk - Decorated Leaves : Cardinal York's Book of Hours

A detail from the cover of Francis Bacon's essay 'Of gardens'

Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

Wednesday, 13 May 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Learn about the changing face of the garden in art and literature throughout history as seen in Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

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