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Portrait of George IV as Prince Regent in 1818

Special event - The Winner Takes it All? George IV and Memorabilia from Waterloo

Tuesday, 3 February 2015
Windsor Castle

This evening lecture will look at The Royal Collection's important and diverse range of memorabilia relating to the Battle of Waterloo. ... Read more about Special event - The Winner Takes it All? George IV and Memorabilia from Waterloo

Study day - Holbein at the Court of Henry VIII

Thursday, 5 February 2015
Windsor Castle

Join our study day as we explore the story of Hans Holbein, court painter to Henry VIII who created an unforgettably powerful image of the king. ... Read more about Study day - Holbein at the Court of Henry VIII

Early design for the Gold State Coach

Short talk - Sir William Chambers and the design for the Gold State Coach

Thursday, 5 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. In 1760, a state coach was commissioned for the new king, George III. The result was the magnificent Gold State Coach, still in use on certain state occasions today. This talk ... Read more about Short talk - Sir William Chambers and the design for the Gold State Coach

Poet Kei Miller

Performance - In the realms of gold: Poetry performance

Thursday, 12 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This special event presents an absorbing performance from the acclaimed Jamaican poet Kei Miller, and is inspired by the theme of journeys - real, symbolic and imagined. ... Read more about Performance - In the realms of gold: Poetry performance

Short talk - Death to rebirth: the cycle of regeneration in the Amduat, the Book of the Hidden Chamber

Thursday, 12 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. The Book of the Hidden Chamber is one of the funerary texts which the Egyptians used to prepare them for the afterlife. Join Emma Stuart, Curator of Books and ... Read more about Short talk - Death to rebirth: the cycle of regeneration in the Amduat, the Book of the Hidden Chamber

Short talk - "a little gold sort-a-thing"

Thursday, 19 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. Towards the end of his life Burne-Jones produced a number of drawings in gold paint, many of which he gave as presents to close friends, and which reflect his profound interest ... Read more about Short talk - "a little gold sort-a-thing"

Collection of Faberge Eggs

Special event - Fabergé in the Royal Collection

Thursday, 26 February 2015
Windsor Castle

Join Caroline de Guitaut, Curator of Decorative Arts, for a dazzling exploration of the great Russian jeweller's exquisite masterpieces during this evening lecture. ... Read more about Special event - Fabergé in the Royal Collection

Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

Friday, 20 March 2015 to Sunday, 11 October 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Whether a sacred sanctuary, a place for scientific study, a haven for the solitary thinker or a space for pure enjoyment and delight, gardens are where man and nature meet.  ... Read more about Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent

Thursday, 6 August 2015 to Sunday, 7 February 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This is the first ever exhibition devoted to Scottish art in the Royal Collection and brings together paintings, drawings and miniatures collected by monarchs from George III to Queen Victoria.  ... Read more about Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent

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