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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?

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

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

Family Activities: Horses Galore

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 to Friday, 21 February 2014
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Visit us in February to discover more about some very special residents of the Royal Mews – the horses.... Read more about Family Activities: Horses Galore

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

Family Activities: Animal Kingdom

Saturday, 15 February 2014 to Sunday, 23 February 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse during the February half term holidays and search for the animals that adorn this amazing building.... Read more about Family Activities: Animal Kingdom

Child drawing in the Royal Mews activity room

Family Activities: Learning Room open

Saturday, 15 February 2014
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Drop into the Learning Room during your visit and use our paper-based activities to create an outfit for Albert the Coachman or design your own carriage to take home.... Read more about Family Activities: Learning Room open

Family Activities: Bring on the Battle!

Saturday, 15 February 2014 to Saturday, 22 February 2014
Windsor Castle

Family activities all about attack and defence. Go back to the Middle Ages and find out how enemy armies tried (and failed) to capture the Castle from the king. Follow an activity trail and take part in our art workshop.... Read more about Family Activities: Bring on the Battle!

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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