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Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

Friday, 13 November 2015 to Sunday, 14 February 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The Dutch artists of the 17th century painted ordinary people doing everyday things. They offer us a glimpse into the rumbustious life of village taverns and peasant cottages, and the quiet domesticity of courtyards and parlours. ... Read more about Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

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High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

Friday, 13 November 2015 to Sunday, 14 February 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Portly squires and young dandies, Jane Austenesque heroines and their chaperones, dashing young officers and corrupt politicians.  Just some of the subjects of the keenly observant satires by English caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1757–1827). ... Read more about High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

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Jan Steen, The Violin Player, c.1665

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Monday, 16 November 2015 to Thursday, 11 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Groups can learn more about 'Masters of the Everyday' during an exclusive after-hours Private Evening Talk and View. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Pieter De Hooch, Cardplayers, 1658

Private Evening View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Monday, 16 November 2015 to Thursday, 11 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Groups can arrange a Private Evening View to explore 'Masters of the Everyday' at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Gerrit Dou, Girl Chopping Onions, 1647

Exhibition Talk for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 to Thursday, 11 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

To enhance your group visit to 'Masters of the Everyday', book an exclusive Exhibition Talk in The Queen's Gallery. ... Read more about Exhibition Talk for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Short talk - ‘Every variety of character’: Thomas Rowlandson's book illustration

Thursday, 11 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Rowlandson's varied artistic talents allowed him as much facility with lyrical landscapes as with the sharp observation of his caricatures. ... Read more about Short talk - ‘Every variety of character’: Thomas Rowlandson's book illustration

Family Activities: Touch and Feel object handling at the Royal Mews

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 to Thursday, 18 February 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join us in the Learning Room to explore objects from our handling collection. Take inspiration from the garments on view and put together a new livery (a special uniform) for Albert the Coachman. ... Read more about Family Activities: Touch and Feel object handling at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Storytelling at the Royal Mews

Friday, 19 February 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Go on a royal adventure with your family to discover the secrets of a very special carriage and help retell its greatest moment in history! ... Read more about Family Activities: Storytelling at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Puppetry at The Royal Mews

Saturday, 20 February 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Visit over half-term to learn about the important role of horses at the Royal Mews. Join us in the learning room to design and create your own 3D horse puppet. Will your horse be able to trot and gallop?  ... Read more about Family Activities: Puppetry at The Royal Mews

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