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In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

Monday, 26 May 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Ideas surrounding beauty, style and identity were as prevalent in the Tudor and Stuart Courts as in today's society. Mal Burkinshaw, Programme Director of Fashion at Edinburgh College of Art, and Jill Burke, Senior Lecturer in History of Art,... Read more about In Conversation - Beauty, Style and Identity

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.  Topics include the process of constructing clothes, changing elements of dress throughout the 200 years and the representation of clothing in portraiture.  Speakers: Anna... Read more about Study Afternoon in Partnership with National Galleries Scotland

Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk by exhibition curator Anna Reynolds, will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding habit worn by Mary of Modena with... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Saturday, 19 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Explore 'In Fine Style' as part of Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, with an introduction by exhibition curator Anna Reynolds. Paintings, drawings and rare surviving examples of clothing and accessories explore fashion in the 16th and... Read more about In Fine Style with Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

Exclusive evening tour of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Photographer: Shannon Toft

Exclusive Evening Tour

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 to Thursday, 28 August 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This special summer tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland highlights both the Palace's dramatic past as well as its important role today.... Read more about Exclusive Evening Tour

Private Evening View for groups - Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy a Private Evening View of Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. This is an exclusive after-hours event to enjoy the exhibition without the crowds. Groups may bring... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy a Private Evening Talk and View of Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. During this exclusive after-hours event, enjoy a special introductory talk by an expert... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

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Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The office of Poet Laureate is a special honour awarded by the Sovereign to a poet whose work is of national significance. ... Read more about Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

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Castiglione: Lost Genius

Friday, 14 November 2014 to Sunday, 8 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

One of the great artists of the Baroque, Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-64) was perhaps the most innovative and technically brilliant Italian draftsman of his time. He practised as a painter, but won fame for his drawings and prints.... Read more about Castiglione: Lost Genius

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Private Evening View for groups - Castiglione: Lost Genius

Friday, 14 November 2014 to Sunday, 8 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Enjoy a Private Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. This is an exclusive after-hours event to enjoy the exhibition without the crowds. Groups may bring their own guide.... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Castiglione: Lost Genius

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