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Concours of Elegance

Concours of Elegance

Friday, 4 September 2015 to Sunday, 6 September 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

From 4 – 6 September 2015, 60 of the world’s rarest cars will be on display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse as part of the Concours of Elegance. ... Read more about Concours of Elegance

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 - 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

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'

Family Event Day: Crowns and Coronations

Saturday, 19 September 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

As The Queen becomes the longest-reigning British monarch, celebrate this important milestone with a day of fantastic family events. ... Read more about Family Event Day: Crowns and Coronations

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

Family Activities: October Half Term

Monday, 12 October 2015 to Sunday, 18 October 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Halloween at Holyroodhouse

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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