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Short talk - A Primitive Hut

Thursday, 30 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Sir William Chambers’ long association with the royal family began with his appointment as architect to the widowed Augusta, Princess of Wales, and architectural tutor to her son, the future George III. ... Read more about Short talk - A Primitive Hut

Short talk - Flora Danica

Thursday, 23 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the porcelain made by the Royal Copenhagen porcelain factory in a pattern called Flora Danica. ... Read more about Short talk - Flora Danica

Exhibition special event - Conservation Conversation

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Emma Stuart, Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, and Lizzie Keay, Collection Care Steward, examine the role of conserving and caring for rare gilded works of art. ... Read more about Exhibition special event - Conservation Conversation

Short talk - Monarchs and Memories

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 to Wednesday, 22 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Senior Curator of Books and Manuscripts, Emma Stuart, in the Gallery for a 10-minute talk focusing on Queen Victoria's journal, More leaves from the journal of our life in the Highlands. ... Read more about Short talk - Monarchs and Memories

Short talk - A Pair of Tompion Sundials

Thursday, 16 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Sally Goodsir, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, will focus on the pair of sundials in the exhibition made by the eminent English clockmaker Thomas Tompion. ... Read more about Short talk - A Pair of Tompion Sundials

Short talk - Christ as a Gardener by Rembrandt

Thursday, 9 July 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join Desmond Shawe- Taylor, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures, as he discusses Rembrandt's Christ as a gardener, which depicts Mary Magdalen's encounter with the risen Christ and follows St John's Gospel with imaginative fidelity. ... Read more about Short talk - Christ as a Gardener by Rembrandt

Lecture - Holbein's drawings at Windsor Castle

Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Windsor Castle

Join Dr Susan Foister for this evening lecture looking at Hans Holbein's portrait drawings of the most powerful figures at the Tudor court of Henry VIII. ... Read more about Lecture - Holbein's drawings at Windsor Castle

Performance - Poet Alice Oswald: Paradise suspended

Thursday, 25 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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Join poet and former professional gardener Alice Oswald as she talks about her fascination with Milton's Paradise Lost. ... Read more about Performance - Poet Alice Oswald: Paradise suspended

Short talk - The Coalport Porcelain Factory and floral encrusted wares

Thursday, 25 June 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk by Simon Spier, Curatorial Intern in the Decorative Arts department, will focus on the nineteenth-century 'encrusted wares' of the Coalport Porcelain Factory in Shropshire. ... Read more about Short talk - The Coalport Porcelain Factory and floral encrusted wares

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