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Study Day - Enlightened Monarchs: Art at court in the eighteenth century

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

To commemorate the 300th anniversary of George I's accession to the British throne in 1714, Royal Collection Trust, the Wallace Collection and the Society for Court Studies are organising a study day dedicated to the often overlooked art patronage of... Read more about Study Day - Enlightened Monarchs: Art at court in the eighteenth century

Short talk - Electress Sophia rediscovered

Thursday, 8 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Electress Sophia of Hanover was the granddaughter of James I and mother of George I. To this day every heir to the British Throne must be her direct descendent. Sophia had an... Read more about Short talk - Electress Sophia rediscovered

Short talk - Popular Pursuits: Tea Drinking A Musical Tea Party

Thursday, 15 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This short talk begins with an introduction to Laroon's A Musical Tea Party which depicts a fashionable young lady taking tea from a Chinese porcelain tea service, as part of... Read more about Short talk - Popular Pursuits: Tea Drinking A Musical Tea Party

Course - Personal Treasures: A practical introduction to the intricate technique of portrait miniatures

Saturday, 17 May 2014 to Sunday, 18 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This course will be an opportunity to try out the materials and techniques of the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century miniaturist led by Philippa Abrahams, an artist who specialises in reconstructing artist's historical techniques.... Read more about Course - Personal Treasures: A practical introduction to the intricate technique of portrait miniatures

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Study Day - Treasures from the Royal Archives: Queen Victoria in Public and Private

Tuesday, 20 May 2014
Windsor Castle

In conjunction with an exhibition celebrating highlights of the collection, this study day will focus on those which give a glimpse into the life of Queen Victoria.... Read more about Study Day - Treasures from the Royal Archives: Queen Victoria in Public and Private

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Short Recital - Handel Presto from Suite No.3 in D minor HWV428

Wednesday, 21 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 - Handel Presto from Suite No.3 in D minor HWV428

Short talk - The Lacquer Cabinet

Thursday, 22 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Jane Wallis, Furniture Conservator, will discuss the conservation and restoration of a late-seventeenth-century Japanese lacquer cabinet. The talk will illuminate the process... Read more about Short talk - The Lacquer Cabinet

Panel Discussion - The First Georgians: The German Kings who Made Britain

Friday, 23 May 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Discover the process behind the making of the BBC Four series and meet the experts.... Read more about Panel Discussion - The First Georgians: The German Kings who Made Britain

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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 Day - A Journey through Time: Royal Clocks at Windsor Castle

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Windsor Castle

Join Steven Davidson, Royal Clockmaker, for a fascinating introduction to the history of clocks from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century. The Royal Collection boasts some of the most important clocks by the greatest makers in the world. Not only... Read more about Study Day - A Journey through Time: Royal Clocks at Windsor Castle

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