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Scottish Artists 1750-1900 at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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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Allan Ramsay, George III

Private Evening View for groups - Scottish Artists 1750-1900

Thursday, 6 August 2015 to Sunday, 7 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

During this exclusive after-hours view of Scottish Artists 1750-1900, groups will be able to explore this exhibition without the crowds. ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Scottish Artists 1750-1900

Sir David Wilkie, The Defence of Saragossa, 1828

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Scottish Artists 1750-1900

Thursday, 6 August 2015 to Sunday, 7 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Groups can enjoy Scottish Artists 1750-1900 by organising a Private Evening Talk and View. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Scottish Artists 1750-1900

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

Thursday, 10 September 2015
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 Ten-minute Talk - The Painter Giles and Tales of Balmoral

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

Thursday, 10 September 2015
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

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - 'Spanish Phillip'

Wednesday, 16 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

John Phillip was an artist whose paintings of Spanish subject matter in the 19th century brought a world to life unknown to British audiences of the day. Alison Campbell, Royal Collection Trust, explores Phillip's legacy. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - 'Spanish Phillip'

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Roberts and the Oriental

Wednesday, 16 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Artist David Roberts graduated from Edinburgh scenery painter to celebrated iconographer of the Holy Land. Ann McCluskey, Royal Collection Trust, traces Roberts's career through works acquired by Queen Victoria ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Roberts and the Oriental

The Entrance of George IV at Holyroodhouse

Special Event - The Entrance of George IV to Holyroodhouse

Tuesday, 29 September 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal CollectionTrust and Scottish Artists co-curator examines Sir David Wilkie’s memorable painting – a portal into the life of the Palace and Edinburgh in centuries past. ... Read more about Special Event - The Entrance of George IV to Holyroodhouse

Lunchtime Lecture - The Life of an Exhibition

Friday, 9 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, takes a behind-the-scenes look at mounting a major exhibition such as Scottish Artists. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - The Life of an Exhibition

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Scotland in Miniature

Thursday, 22 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust and Scottish Artists co-curator, examines artists, Robertson, Ross and Thorburn, who all specialised in miniature painting and ensured that this type of portrait enjoyed a ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Scotland in Miniature

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