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Scottish Artists 1750-1900 at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent

Friday, 18 March 2016 to Sunday, 9 October 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Scottish Artists brings together paintings, drawings and miniatures collected by monarchs from George III to Queen Victoria. ... Read more about Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent

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'The Dying Contrabandista' by John Phillip

Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900

Monday, 21 March 2016 to Wednesday, 5 October 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Groups can learn more about Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia to the Continent during an exclusive after-hours Private Evening Talk and View. ... Read more about Private Evening Talk and View for groups - Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900

'Home (The Return from the Crimea)' by Sir Joseph Noël Paton

Private Evening View for groups - Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900

Monday, 21 March 2016 to Wednesday, 5 October 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Groups can enjoy a Private Evening View to see Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia to the Continent at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Private Evening View for groups - Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900

'William Ross' by Kenneth Macleay

Exhibition Talk for groups - Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 to Thursday, 6 October 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

To enhance your group visit to Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia to the Continent, book an exclusive Exhibition Talk in The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Exhibition Talk for groups - Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900

Maria Merian's Butterflies

Friday, 15 April 2016 to Sunday, 9 October 2016

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In 1699, the German artist and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian set sail for Suriname, in South America. ... Read more about Maria Merian's Butterflies

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Table from the Royal Collection

Exhibition short talk - An elegant writing table for the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Thursday, 5 May 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In the late eighteenth century the Edinburgh firm of Young, Trotter and Hamilton was producing the most fashionable furniture in the city and in 1796 the firm was commissioned to renovate the neglected State Apartments at Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - An elegant writing table for the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Lecture - The universal butterfly

Wednesday, 11 May 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Artists and classical philosophers have long debated the question of why God (or the gods) created butterflies: were they mere insects, or were they beings from the spirit world? ... Read more about Lecture - The universal butterfly

Maria Merian' drawing of a moth

Study day - The strange and the beautiful: exotics and the New World

Saturday, 14 May 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

From exquisite butterflies to exotic plants, delve into the world of seventeenth-century exploration and discovery. ... Read more about Study day - The strange and the beautiful: exotics and the New World

A family enjoys little stories at The Queen's Gallery

Family Activities: Little Stories for Under-5s

Monday, 16 May 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us for a tour around the Gallery aimed at under 5s and their carers. Get inspired by the exhibitions and learn about colours and shapes.   ... Read more about Family Activities: Little Stories for Under-5s

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Royal College of Music short recitals

Wednesday, 18 May 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join musicians from the Royal College of Music for 15-minute recitals exploring a range of music inspired by Maria Merian's Butterflies as part of our free lunchtime programme. Enjoy a selection of trios by composer Johann Mattheson. ... Read more about Royal College of Music short recitals

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