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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

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 Recital - Handel Allemande from Suite No.3 in d minor HWV428

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian... Read more about Short Recital - Handel Allemande from Suite No.3 in d minor HWV428

Lecture - 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Robin Simon, Honorary Professor of English at UCL and Editor of The British Art Journal, and the actor William Chubb as they investigate the friendship between two extraordinary men.... Read more about Lecture - 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760

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Short talk - Dining with the Prince

Thursday, 24 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Frederick, Prince of Wales was an enthusiastic host whose menu books reveal that he combined traditional English cooking with German dishes from his homeland and fashionable... Read more about Short talk - Dining with the Prince

Study Day - Italian Renaissance Drawings

Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle houses one of the greatest collections of Italian Renaissance drawings in the world.... Read more about Study Day - Italian Renaissance Drawings

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Lecture - The Art of the Enlightenment: is there such a thing?

Wednesday, 30 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Britain in the early eighteenth century is at the forefront of the Enlightenment movement as expressed in government, science and philosophy. Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures, as he investigates whether the visual arts in... Read more about Lecture - The Art of the Enlightenment: is there such a thing?

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Short talk - Mistaken identity

Thursday, 1 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Don Rodrigo de Calderon by Rubens was bought by King George I as a portrait of the infamous Spanish general, the Duke of Alva. The painting has been altered in size in the... Read more about Short talk - Mistaken identity

Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

Thursday, 1 May 2014 to Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

New for 2014, groups can book a guided walk through the historic Palace gardens combined with a visit to the Historic State Apartments. Including parts of the grounds not normally open to the public, the tour takes you through the ruins of the... Read more about Palace of Holyroodhouse and Garden History Tour for groups

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Short Recital - Charles Avison 2 Menuets from Sonata Prima Op.5

Wednesday, 7 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian... Read more about Short Recital - Charles Avison 2 Menuets from Sonata Prima Op.5

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