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Short Talk: Painting in print

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

Castiglione produced a number of monotype prints which are surprisingly painterly in execution. Four centuries later, the British artist Norman Ackroyd approaches the creation of his etched landscapes through a technique of painting acid on to the... Read more about Short Talk: Painting in print

10-Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

Friday, 24 January 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience?  Join Kate Heard for this free ten minute talk, including an up-close look at a decorative scrap screen - a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature... Read more about 10-Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

10 Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

Thursday, 23 January 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience?  Join Kate Heard for this free ten minute talk, including an up-close look at a decorative scrap screen - a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature... Read more about 10 Minute Talk: Meet the Curator

Tour to the Great Kitchen

Friday, 27 December 2013 to Sunday, 2 February 2014
Windsor Castle

Get a fascinating insight into Windsor Castle as a working royal palace with a guided tour to the Great Kitchen. ... Read more about Tour to the Great Kitchen

Exclusive evening tour of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Photographer: Shannon Toft

Exclusive Evening Tour

Friday, 13 December 2013 to Sunday, 29 December 2013
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This special Christmas tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland highlights both the Palace's dramatic past as well as its important role today.... Read more about Exclusive Evening Tour

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

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

Exclusive tour at Windsor Castle

Exclusive Evening Tour

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 to Saturday, 28 December 2013
Windsor Castle

This special winter Exclusive Evening Tour offers a 'behind-the-ropes' experience in the State Apartments and Semi-State Rooms. You will discover how William the Conqueror’s wooden Castle was rebuilt by Edward III as a stone fortress with magnificent... Read more about Exclusive Evening Tour

Family Activities: The Magic of Christmas Past Art Workshop

Saturday, 7 December 2013 to Sunday, 22 December 2013
Windsor Castle

On Saturday, 7, Saturday, 14, Saturday, 21 or Sunday, 22 December, take part in our family activities and celebrate the festive season in Victorian style. Be creative in the Moat Room and design your own Victorian Christmas cards,... Read more about Family Activities: The Magic of Christmas Past Art Workshop

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