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Lunchtime Lecture - A 19th-century Success: Wilkie and the European Influence

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

Sir David Wilkie was the most successful nineteenth-century Scottish artist. His legacy was the creation of an explicitly Scottish school of art that matched Sir Walter Scott's creation of a Scottish literary genre in the same era. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - A 19th-century Success: Wilkie and the European Influence

Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Saturday, 24 October 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

A guided tour of the State apartments for blind and partially sighted visitors, includes opportunities to get up close and handle objects.  Explore rooms used for official entertaining in both the past and present.  Following the tour, participants hav ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Tour, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Saturday, 24 October 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This small group tour looks at life in the Palace during the time of Mary, Queen of Scots and her Stuart descendents.  Visit rooms used by the Queen and her family and explore stories of murder and conspiracy that are associated with her time at Holyro ... Read more about Access Event - Amplified Tour for Visitors with Hearing Loss, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Lunchtime Lecture - From the National to the Royal: Collecting Scottish Art

Wednesday, 4 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Helen Smailes, Senior Curator of British Art, Scottish National Gallery, examines the painters in Scottish Artists whose output is also represented in the national collection. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - From the National to the Royal: Collecting Scottish Art

Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Saturday, 7 November 2015 to Sunday, 8 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Gain exclusive access to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to sketch and watercolour paint features of Edinburgh's regal Renaissance Palace, inspired by works of art in Scottish Artists. ... Read more about Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Lunchtime Lecture - Tick Talk: the Pittenweem Clock

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Jane Wallis, Furniture Conservator, and Paul Cradock, Senior Horological Conservator, both Royal Collection Trust, detail the conservation of a large-scale automaton and musical clock made by ingenious clockmaker John Smith of Pittenweem in around 1800 ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Tick Talk: the Pittenweem Clock

Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Saturday, 21 November 2015 to Sunday, 22 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Gain exclusive access to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to sketch and watercolour paint features of Edinburgh's regal Renaissance Palace, inspired by works of art in the Scottish Artists exhibition. Join award-winning artist, David Forster, on th ... Read more about Creative Course - Painting the Palace

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

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