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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

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

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