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Short talk - The restoration of the Baumgartner Casket and Henry Clay Organ Clock

Thursday, 31 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by David Wheeler, Senior Furniture Conservator, tells the story of the resurrection and full restoration of the Baumgartner reliquary casket ... Read more about Short talk - The restoration of the Baumgartner Casket and Henry Clay Organ Clock

Future events

Short talk - Royal River

Thursday, 7 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will look at the importance of the River Thames to London in the early eighteenth century, using the extensive Canaletto panoramas to bring to life some of the sights, sounds and ... Read more about Short talk - Royal River

Hyperlink to lecture event 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760'

Short talk - William Hogarth, David Garrick and his Wife

Thursday, 14 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. William Hogarth's exceptional portrait of the greatest actor of the age, David Garrick, reveals as much about the painter as the sitter. Both men decried the pretensions of the ... Read more about Short talk - William Hogarth, David Garrick and his Wife

Short talk - Growing Up in the Eighteenth Century

Thursday, 21 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. By the middle of the eighteenth century, attitudes to children and childhood were starting to change. Children were no longer regarded as small adults and a new importance on ... Read more about Short talk - Growing Up in the Eighteenth Century

In Conversation - Picture or Poem? The Poetry of Art and the Art in Poetry, with Stephen Raw and Professor Peter Dayan

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Stephen Raw is the textual artist whose specially created artworks of Carol Ann Duffy's poems adorn the walls of The Queen's Gallery for Poetry for the Palace and Peter Dayan is the world's only professor of word and music studies.  They come ... Read more about In Conversation - Picture or Poem? The Poetry of Art and the Art in Poetry, with Stephen Raw and Professor Peter Dayan

Short talk - The Duke's Maps

Thursday, 28 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The First Georgians includes a selection of military maps and plans from the important collection of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, one of the eighteenth century's great ... Read more about Short talk - The Duke's Maps

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 30 August 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Edinburgh performance poets give readings of favourite Laureate poems requested by the public.  Along with each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

Short Recital - CPEBach Duet for flute and violin in e minor

Wednesday, 3 September 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 - CPEBach Duet for flute and violin in e minor

Short talk - Conserving the Rokeby Commodes

Thursday, 4 September 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Conservators William Miller and Gary Gronnestad discuss the work that went into preparing the Rokeby Commodes for this exhibition. The talk will also include a brief ... Read more about Short talk - Conserving the Rokeby Commodes

Special Event - Rhyming Slams

Thursday, 11 September 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

MiKo Berry is Scottish Poetry Slam Champion and recently took 4th place in the World Championships in Paris.  He is also the founder of the poets' collective Loud Poets.  His flair for combining the finest literary technique with consumate stage savvy ... Read more about Special Event - Rhyming Slams

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