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The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 and Kensington Palace

Thursday, 17 April 2014 to Friday, 25 July 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Explore the Georgian era in more detail with a combined visit to The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace and Meet the... Read more about The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 and Kensington Palace

Short talk - Talking Frames

Thursday, 17 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This talk will introduce you to the much-maligned world of the picture frame and will look more closely at how style, taste and class during the Georgian period influenced the... Read more about Short talk - Talking Frames

Exhibition Talk for groups - The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760

Thursday, 17 April 2014 to Sunday, 12 October 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

To enhance your group visit to The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760, book an exclusive introductory talk by a Royal Collection Trust expert or Curator in the Gallery's Redgrave Room.... Read more about Exhibition Talk for groups - The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760

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Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Anna Reynolds, Curator of Paintings, as she explores how clothing that blurred gender boundaries was a popular subject for social comment during the seventeenth century. This talk will compare the fashionable masculine-inspired riding habit worn... Read more about Short Talk - Pretty ladies dressed like men

In Fine Style - Meet the Curator

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Fabrics woven with precious metal thread, gowns embroidered with symbolic flowers and linen ruffs set into gravity-defying pleats – the expense, complexity and precious nature of clothing during the 16th and 17th-century made dress a powerful symbol... Read more about In Fine Style - Meet the Curator

Lecture - 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Robin Simon, Honorary Professor of English at UCL and Editor of The British Art Journal, and the actor William Chubb as they investigate the friendship between two extraordinary men.... Read more about Lecture - 'The little-ingenious Garrick and the ingenious little Hogarth': Art and the Theatre 1714–1760

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Short Recital - Handel Allemande from Suite No.3 in d minor HWV428

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short recital with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for a short 15-minute recitals on the Shudi Harpsichord and other period instruments, exploring music from the Georgian... Read more about Short Recital - Handel Allemande from Suite No.3 in d minor HWV428

Short talk - Dining with the Prince

Thursday, 24 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Frederick, Prince of Wales was an enthusiastic host whose menu books reveal that he combined traditional English cooking with German dishes from his homeland and fashionable... Read more about Short talk - Dining with the Prince

Study Day - Italian Renaissance Drawings

Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle houses one of the greatest collections of Italian Renaissance drawings in the world.... Read more about Study Day - Italian Renaissance Drawings

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Lecture - The Art of the Enlightenment: is there such a thing?

Wednesday, 30 April 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Britain in the early eighteenth century is at the forefront of the Enlightenment movement as expressed in government, science and philosophy. Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures, as he investigates whether the visual arts in... Read more about Lecture - The Art of the Enlightenment: is there such a thing?

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