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Short Talk: From paper to metal, from metal to paper

Thursday, 6 March 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Unlike their works in this exhibition the early careers of the late Anthony Caro and Phillip King had much in common. In this talk Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and Drawings, will compare Caro's elemental life study ... Read more about Short Talk: From paper to metal, from metal to paper

Short Talk: Architecture and architects

Thursday, 27 February 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The Diamond Jubilee Gifts from the Royal Academy members include works by painters, sculptors and architects. In this talk Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings,  will look in detail at the drawings submitted by architects whose intriguing ... Read more about Short Talk: Architecture and architects

Boyling Point: Meet Cartoonist Frank Boyle

Thursday, 27 February 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Frank Boyle is the award-winning cartoonist of the Edinburgh Evening News. His work has also appeared in Scotland on Sunday, The Herald, Daily Record and Sunday Telegraph. Like Thomas Rowlandson, his satirical commentary explores the topical stories ... Read more about Boyling Point: Meet Cartoonist Frank Boyle

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

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?

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: 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!

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

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