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'A Twelfth Night Feast' by Jan Steen

Private Evening View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

Friday, 4 March 2016 to Sunday, 24 July 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

'A Woman at her Toilet' by Jan Steen

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

Friday, 4 March 2016 to Sunday, 24 July 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

During this exclusive after-hours event, your group can engage in more depth with Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer as part of a Private Evening Talk and View. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Masters of the Everyday

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

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

Friday, 4 March 2016 to Sunday, 24 July 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Dutch artists of the seventeenth 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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Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Adriaen van Ostade's 'Interior of a Peasant's Cottage'

Thursday, 2 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, examines this intriguing painting by Adriaen van Ostade and Dutch art's influence in general on later Scottish artists, particularly Sir David Wilkie. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Adriaen van Ostade's 'Interior of a Peasant's Cottage'

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Light and Life in the Work of Pieter de Hooch

Thursday, 16 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Learning Curator Dr Richard Williams explores the world of the feminine depicted in De Hooch's A Courtyard in Delft at Evening: a Woman Spinning ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Light and Life in the Work of Pieter de Hooch

Lunchtime Lecture - Vermeer and the Illusion of Reality

Thursday, 16 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Some people believe that Vermeer used lenses and other optical equipment to create his amazingly realistic paintings, but is this true? ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Vermeer and the Illusion of Reality

Access Event: Workshops for local Community Groups

Friday, 24 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Free staff-led workshops are available for groups with charitable status. These fun and engaging sessions are designed to make participants who may not be used to visiting a gallery feel welcome. ... Read more about Access Event: Workshops for local Community Groups

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Netherlands in the 17th Century

Tuesday, 19 July 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Ann McCluskey, Royal Collection Trust, takes Vermeer's Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman also known as 'The Music Lesson' as the starting point to examine the surrounding culture of 17th-century Dutch painting. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Netherlands in the 17th Century

Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

Friday, 5 August 2016 to Sunday, 19 February 2017

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Whether a sacred sanctuary, a place for scientific study, a haven for the solitary thinker or a space for pure enjoyment and delight, gardens are where man and nature meet. ... Read more about Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden

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'The Rosenau from the gardens of the Swiss Cottage' by Brückner

Private Evening View for groups - Painting Paradise

Friday, 5 August 2016 to Sunday, 19 February 2017
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

From August 2016 to February 2017, groups can arrange a Private Evening View to explore Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Painting Paradise

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