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Short talk - Illuminating Bacon's Garden: the art of Alberto Sangorski

Thursday, 14 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The name Sangorski is usually associated with fine bookbinding, but Alberto Sangorski's early love lay in illumination and calligraphy. ... Read more about Short talk - Illuminating Bacon's Garden: the art of Alberto Sangorski

A detail from the cover of Francis Bacon's essay 'Of gardens'

Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Learn about the changing face of the garden in art and literature throughout history as seen in Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'The Glory of the Garden': the garden in art and literature from 1500 to 1900

Short talk - Decorated Leaves : Cardinal York's Book of Hours

Thursday, 7 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This book of hours is one of the finest late-medieval manuscripts in the Royal Library. ... Read more about Short talk - Decorated Leaves : Cardinal York's Book of Hours

Short recital: De toutes Flours

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. Music will include works from the following: ... Read more about Short recital: De toutes Flours

Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an afternoon study day as you learn how to create your own garden with landscape architect and garden designer, Laura de Beden. ... Read more about Study day - Create a garden as a work of art

Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Saturday, 2 May 2015 to Saturday, 23 May 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Paint your own imagined paradise garden using a variety of Persian miniature-painting techniques on this course over four Saturdays in May. The Garden of Paradise is key to the literature, poetry, architecture and paintings of the Persian tradition. ... Read more about Creative course - Miniature Painting Workshop: The garden of paradise

Short talk - Outdoor Life at Osborne: pleasure and education

Thursday, 30 April 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Simon Spier, Curatorial Intern in Decorative Arts department, will focus on the relationship Queen Victoria and Prince Albert held with their garden at Osborne House. ... Read more about Short talk - Outdoor Life at Osborne: pleasure and education

Exhibition special event - The art of dialling

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, to learn about the fascinating history of sundials and dialling. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - The art of dialling

Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

Thursday, 23 April 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Pietre Dure is one of the most exotic and expensive of decorative art forms, where semi-precious hardstones are used to form 'pictures in stone', often with subjects of fruit, flowers and birds. ... Read more about Short talk - Pictures in Stone: The art of Pietre Dure

Short recital: Tandernacken

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by nature as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy a selection of music from: ... Read more about Short recital: Tandernacken

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