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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

Renaissance Surgery and Mechanical Prosthetics

Wednesday, 6 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Often described as a bloody and grisly business, this lunchtime lecture will consider some of the key developments in surgery during the early 16th century and look, in more depth, at the work of the influential French surgeon Ambroise Paré and the ... Read more about Renaissance Surgery and Mechanical Prosthetics

Short Talk: From figurative to abstract?

Thursday, 7 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and Drawings, will draw a comparison between Humphrey Ocean’s painting Birds at Ngong and Maurice Cockrill’s exuberant Treasure as they offer interesting ways to view abstract ... Read more about Short Talk: From figurative to abstract?

Short Talk: Explosive brushwork takes the upper hand

Thursday, 14 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Although in many respects worlds apart, the architect Will Alsop seems to share with the artist Castiglione an ebullient enthusiasm for mark-making almost as an end in itself.  In this talk Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and ... Read more about Short Talk: Explosive brushwork takes the upper hand

Exclusive Evening View of Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Wednesday, 20 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an Exclusive Evening View of Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace on Wednesday 20 November. After an engaging talk by the exhibition's Curator, guests are invited to view both ... Read more about Exclusive Evening View of Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Wednesday, 20 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace on Wednesday 20 November. After an engaging talk by the exhibition Curator, guests ... Read more about Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Short Talk: ‘Omnia Vanitas’: symbolism in Castiglione’s imagery

Thursday, 28 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the symbolism of decay and transience present in so many of Castiglione’s works.

Short Talks are free with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about Short Talk: ‘Omnia Vanitas’: symbolism in Castiglione’s imagery

Lecture: The Genius of Castiglione

Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Timothy Standring, Gates Foundation Curator at the Denver Art Museum and co-curator of the exhibition to discuss how Castiglione’s etching The Genius of Castiglione proclaims his fame as an artist. Learning about some of the trials and ... Read more about Lecture: The Genius of Castiglione

Short Talk: Castiglione, first practitioner of the monotype

Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Castiglione is the first artist known to have produced prints using the technique of the monotype. In this talk, Timothy J. Standring, Gates Foundation Curator at the Denver Art Museum and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss Castiglione’s ... Read more about Short Talk: Castiglione, first practitioner of the monotype

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