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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

10-Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

Friday, 24 January 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience?  Join Kate Heard for this free ten minute talk, including an up-close look at a decorative scrap screen - a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

10 Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

Thursday, 23 January 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience?  Join Kate Heard for this free ten minute talk, including an up-close look at a decorative scrap screen - a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature... Read more about 10 Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

One Day Life Drawing Workshop

Tuesday, 29 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Taking its cue from Leonardo this workshop will study the structure, integration and representation of the human form through the practice of life drawing. Led by figurative artist and teacher of anatomy Alan McGowan it will consider how to approach... Read more about One Day Life Drawing Workshop

Special Event with the Department of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh

Saturday, 26 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Dr Gordon Findlater and Dr Fanney Kristmundsdottir, University of Edinburgh, guide us through the fascinating and sometime gruesome history of anatomy in Edinburgh from the 1500s to the present day. ... Read more about Special Event with the Department of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh

Leonardo da Vinci in the History of Dissection

Wednesday, 16 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Medical Historian Helen King as she examines how human dissection was seen in the time of Leonardo da Vinci. What was its place in the medical curriculum, and was it supported or condemned as a way of finding out the truths of the body? How did... Read more about Leonardo da Vinci in the History of Dissection

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