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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

Short Talk: From paper to metal, from metal to paper

Thursday, 6 March 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Unlike their works in this exhibition the early careers of the late Anthony Caro and Phillip King had much in common. In this talk Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and Drawings, will compare Caro's elemental life study... Read more about Short Talk: From paper to metal, from metal to paper

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

Short Talk: Architecture and architects

Thursday, 27 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The Diamond Jubilee Gifts from the Royal Academy members include works by painters, sculptors and architects. In this talk Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings,  will look in detail at the drawings submitted by architects whose intriguing... Read more about Short Talk: Architecture and architects

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

Lecture: Castiglione, the most original draftsman of the Baroque?

Wednesday, 26 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This event will have live speech-to-text transcription.... Read more about Lecture: Castiglione, the most original draftsman of the Baroque?

Short Talk: Precision and Accident: Tess Jaray and Frank Bowling

Thursday, 20 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Abstraction, or the rejection of the depiction of real-life things, appears in many forms in Gifted. In this talk Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings, will compare the use of complete precision and the exploitation of chance in two very... Read more about Short Talk: Precision and Accident: Tess Jaray and Frank Bowling

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

Short Talk: Castiglione, Hidden drawings revealed

Thursday, 13 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The need to remount many of the drawings for the current exhibition provided an opportunity to remove old backings from three of the drawings. In this talk Alan Donnithorne, Head of Paper Conservation, will show how conservation work revealed two... Read more about Short Talk: Castiglione, Hidden drawings revealed

Course: Life drawing and composition, Discover the artist’s artist

Saturday, 8 February 2014 to Sunday, 9 February 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Sold Out: Inspired by Castiglione, perhaps the most innovative and technically brilliant Italian draftsman of his time, this 2-day drawing course will explore how to use one model to create a cast of many.  Taught by Marcus Cornish,... Read more about Course: Life drawing and composition, Discover the artist’s artist

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