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Highlights Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss

Tuesday, 15 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This special tour explores the main themes of the exhibition through key drawings and medical imaging on display.   An FM portable loop system is available.

Free with standard admission to Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man.... Read more about Highlights Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Sunday, 13 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Big Draw at The Queen’s Gallery

Sunday 13th, 20th, 27th October 2013... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw

Family Activities: The Big Draw

Saturday, 12 October 2013 to Sunday, 3 November 2013
Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Big Draw at the Palace of Holyroodhouse... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw

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

Curators Lecture with Verbal Description

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 Curators Lecture with Verbal Description

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)

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