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Reflections on the Exhibition: what we still don't know about Leonardo the anatomist

Tuesday, 8 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Though the outlines of Leonardo’s anatomical work are clear, there is much that we don’t know in detail – from where he carried out his work, to the written sources that he depended upon.  In this lecture, exhibition curator Martin Clayton will look... Read more about Reflections on the Exhibition: what we still don't know about Leonardo the anatomist

Elizabeth I

Short Talk: Power Dressing

Wednesday, 2 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Jennifer Scott (Curator of Paintings) will compare two portraits of Elizabeth I, one painted by William Scrots when she was a Princess and one painted by Hans Eworth when she was Queen, to look at the importance of clothing in defining status at the... Read more about Short Talk: Power Dressing

Evening Life Drawing with Leonardo (October)

Tuesday, 1 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

A unique opportunity to practice life drawing in the context of The Queens Gallery, surrounded by Leonardo's inspirational anatomical drawings. Led by figurative artist and teacher of anatomy Alan McGowan enjoy a relaxed evening, with exclusive access... Read more about Evening Life Drawing with Leonardo (October)

Anatomy for Artists

Friday, 27 September 2013 to Sunday, 29 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Be inspired by Leonardo to advance your own anatomical knowledge. Led by figurative artist Alan McGowan this course will study the main skeletal, muscular and structural forms conducted through life drawing, demonstration and explanation. Participants... Read more about Anatomy for Artists

Coronation Couture Study Afternoon

Thursday, 26 September 2013
Buckingham Palace

Set in one of the Semi-State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, this special study afternoon combines expert talks from Dr Jane Hattrick, dress historian from the University of Brighton and Caroline de Guitaut, curator of the current Buckingham Palace... Read more about Coronation Couture Study Afternoon

Evening Life Drawing with Leonardo (September)

Tuesday, 24 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

A unique opportunity to practice life drawing in the context of The Queens Gallery, surrounded by Leonardo's inspirational anatomical drawings. Led by figurative artist and teacher of anatomy Alan McGowan enjoy a relaxed evening, with exclusive access... Read more about Evening Life Drawing with Leonardo (September)

In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

Thursday, 19 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

 In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

Study afternoon with the Royal Collection Trust and Past Pleasures Ltd

£40 / £32 HRP members... Read more about In Fine Style at Hampton Court Palace

The Man in Red

Short Talk: The Man in Red - An Enigma

Wednesday, 18 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The Man in Red is a magnificent sixteenth century portrait of a man who is sumptuously dressed entirely in red and standing in a landscape. The portrait is both rare and well known and very tantalising because we are still searching for the... Read more about Short Talk: The Man in Red - An Enigma

Special Evening View with Renaissance Music

Thursday, 12 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Experience The Mechanics of Man at a quieter time. Renaissance musicians The Galloway Consort provide a musical backdrop to the exhibition.  Listen to early 16th-century Italian music, enjoy a glass of wine and immerse yourself in Leonardo da... Read more about Special Evening View with Renaissance Music

Evening Opening for Access Visitors

Tuesday, 10 September 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This evening is designed specifically for visitors with additional access needs, who might want to view the exhibition with a bit more space, need to get a little bit closer or would prefer to visit at a quieter time. ... Read more about Evening Opening for Access Visitors

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