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Access Event - Verbal Description Highlights Tour, Scottish Artists

Saturday, 21 November 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

From Ramsay's royal portraits to Nasmyth's scenes of everyday life in Edinburgh, join members of the Learning team for this verbal description tour of key works in Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia to the Continent. ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Highlights Tour, Scottish Artists

Special Event - Study Afternoon in Partnership with the National Galleries of Scotland

Friday, 27 November 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The relationship between artistic endeavour and national identity are reviewed in this joint study event held at the Scottish National Gallery. ... Read more about Special Event - Study Afternoon in Partnership with the National Galleries of Scotland

Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Scottish Artists

Saturday, 28 November 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Explore the exhibition in a small group.  Highlights on this special tour include the Tam O'Shanter chair, made from the roof beams of the Kirk at Alloway and Sir David Wilkie's evocation of George VI's visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse.  An FM port ... Read more about Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Scottish Artists

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Thursday, 3 December 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, examines paintings by Sir David Wilkie, whose 19th-century use of materials and techniques pose considerable challenges for 21st-century conservation. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Chalotte's Family

Thursday, 3 December 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, casts a conservator's eye over a portrait of Queen Charlotte's brother, Prince George Augustus of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, to reveal the techniques of George III's Principal Painter in Ordinary ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Chalotte's Family

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Friday, 4 December 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, examines paintings by Sir David Wilkie, whose 19th-century use of materials and techniques pose considerable challenges for 21st-century conservation. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Charlotte's Family

Friday, 4 December 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, casts a conservator's eye over a portrait of Queen Charlotte's brother, Prince George Augustus of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, to reveal the techniques of George III's Principal Painter in Ordinary ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Charlotte's Family

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Painter Giles and Tales of Balmoral

Thursday, 14 January 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Queen Victoria's purchase of Balmoral depended a great deal on James William Giles's paintings. Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust and Scottish Artists co-curator, reveals the intriguing reasons why. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Painter Giles and Tales of Balmoral

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Alexander Nasmyth's Capital City

Thursday, 14 January 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Nasmyth's architectural paintings have become visual documents of the era he lived through. Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, unpicks the historical details of the artist's 1824 view of Edinburgh's High Street. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Alexander Nasmyth's Capital City

Exhibition Special Event - In Conversation: John Byrne and Desmond Shawe-Taylor

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Contemporary polymath, John Byrne, is a Renaissance man whose creative output and influences abound.  This key Scottish painter and playwright is in conversation with Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures, Desmond Shawe-Taylor, exploring Byrne's love of his ... Read more about Exhibition Special Event - In Conversation: John Byrne and Desmond Shawe-Taylor

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