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In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Saturday, 19 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

As part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, explore In Fine Style with exhibition curator Anna Reynolds and British Designer Gareth Pugh. Anna will introduce the exhibition and talk to Gareth about the historical fashion influences ... Read more about In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Thursday, 5 June 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This joint study afternoon explores aspects of 16th and 17th century fashion. ... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

A painting by Huysmans of Francis Stuart, Duchess of Richmond (1647-1702)

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Thursday, 5 June 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. ... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Monday, 26 May 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. ... Read more about In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

In Fine Style - Meet the Curator

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Fabrics woven with precious metal thread, gowns embroidered with symbolic flowers and linen ruffs set into gravity-defying pleats – the expense, complexity and precious nature of clothing during the 16th and 17th-century made dress a powerful symbol ... Read more about In Fine Style - Meet the Curator

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Anna Reynolds, Curator of Paintings, as she explores how clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding habit worn ... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Re: Style

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join students from Edinburgh College of Art as they animate In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion with their contemporary responses to the style of the 16th and 17th-century courts.  First and second year Fashion, Textile Design ... Read more about Re: Style

Boyling Point: Meet Cartoonist Frank Boyle

Thursday, 27 February 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Frank Boyle is the award-winning cartoonist of the Edinburgh Evening News. His work has also appeared in Scotland on Sunday, The Herald, Daily Record and Sunday Telegraph. Like Thomas Rowlandson, his satirical commentary explores the topical stories ... Read more about Boyling Point: Meet Cartoonist Frank Boyle

Verbal Description Highlights Tour

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join members of the Learning team for this verbal description tour of key works and themes in the exhibition.  Large print copies of the works being discussed are available. ... Read more about Verbal Description Highlights Tour

Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join a member of Learning team for a small group tour for visitors with hearing loss.  A portable loop system amplifies the speaker. The fm loop system can be used with headphones and is compatible with hearing aids with a T-switch. ... Read more about Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss

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