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Learn about the ways that Islamic gardens have been based upon the archetype of the Gardens of Paradise during this free lunchtime lecture. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - 'Gardens underneath which rivers flow': the symbolism of the Islamic gardens of paradise
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. ... Read more about Short recital: The Garden of Earthly Delights Part II
The beautiful painted botanical and entomological drawings of Maria Sybilla Merian were made in the years around 1700 and straddle art and science. ... Read more about Short talk - Merian and Metamorphosis
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 as they play Purcell Fantazias a4: ... Read more about Short recital: Purcell Fantazias a4
This talk by Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings, will highlight Henry VIII’s copy of a book entitled ‘Ruralia Commoda’ (Rural Benefits). This volume, little-known today, introduced the idea of the garden as a status symbol for princes and r ... Read more about Short talk - Henry VIII's Garden Manual: Ruralia Commoda
The Big Draw is a national campaign to get people drawing and is the biggest drawing event in the UK.
This half-term, be inspired by the magnificent displays and atmosphere of the Royal Mews and and document it with The Big Draw. ... Read more about Family Activities: The Big Draw
To enhance your group visit to both 'Masters of the Everyday', book an exclusive Exhibition Talk in The Queen's Gallery. ... Read more about Exhibition Talk for groups - Masters of the Everyday
Friday, 13 November 2015 to Sunday, 14 February 2016
The Dutch artists of the 17th century painted ordinary people doing everyday things. They offer us a glimpse into the rumbustious life of village taverns and peasant cottages, and the quiet domesticity of courtyards and parlours. ... Read more about Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer
Portly squires and young dandies, Jane Austenesque heroines and their chaperones, dashing young officers and corrupt politicians. Just some of the subjects of the keenly observant satires by English caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1757–1827). ... Read more about High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson
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