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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

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Chalotte's Family

Thursday, 3 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, casts a conservator's eye over a portrait of Queen Charlotte's brother, Prince George Augustus of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, to reveal the techniques of George III's Principal Painter in Ordinary ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Chalotte's Family

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Thursday, 3 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, examines paintings by Sir David Wilkie, whose 19th-century use of materials and techniques pose considerable challenges for 21st-century conservation. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Charlotte's Family

Friday, 4 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, casts a conservator's eye over a portrait of Queen Charlotte's brother, Prince George Augustus of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, to reveal the techniques of George III's Principal Painter in Ordinary ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Charlotte's Family

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