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Children enjoy craft activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Flag up!

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 to Friday, 3 June 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Visit us over half-term, to explore the Royal Mews and design a standard using fabric and collage materials inspired by your visit. ... Read more about Family Activities: Flag up!

Lecture - Sir David Wilkie and the Scottish school of art

Wednesday, 1 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Sir David Wilkie was the most successful nineteenth-century Scottish artist. ... Read more about Lecture - Sir David Wilkie and the Scottish school of art

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'

The Dying Contrabandista

Exhibition short talk - The Dying Contrabandista

Thursday, 2 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The opposing influences of Velazquez and of contemporary British painting upon the artist John Phillip will be discussed in this talk by Allan Chin, Collections Information Assistant. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - The Dying Contrabandista

Image of gilding conservator restoring a gilt chair

Special event - Conservation open day

Saturday, 4 June 2016
Windsor Castle

How do you keep historic works of art looking fit for a palace? ... Read more about Special event - Conservation open day

Family Saturdays in June: Celebrate The Queen's 90th Birthday

Saturday, 4 June 2016 to Saturday, 25 June 2016
Windsor Castle

Join us for some very special Saturdays to celebrate this unique occasion of The Queen's 90th birthday, and create your own memento to take away.

  ... Read more about Family Saturdays in June: Celebrate The Queen's 90th Birthday

Elizabeth I holding golden apple in front of three goddesses

Lectures - Ingenious symbols and hidden meanings in Elizabethan art

Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Windsor Castle

In a court full of intrigue, a brilliantly inventive language of symbols was used by Queen Elizabeth I and her courtiers to conceal personal meanings and messages. ... Read more about Lectures - Ingenious symbols and hidden meanings in Elizabethan art

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Royal College of Music short recitals

Wednesday, 8 June 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 Scottish Artists 1750 - 1900: From Caledonia to the Continent as part of our free lunchtime programme. ... Read more about Royal College of Music short recitals

David Wilkie's painting of George IV

Exhibition short talk: The problems with Nineteenth Century painting techniques and materials

Thursday, 9 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The nineteenth century was a time of innovation, change and experimentation, not least in the way artists incorporate new materials into their traditional painting techniques in an effort to recapture the aesthetic of Old Master
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Entrance to The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Family Activities: Quiet Morning

Monday, 13 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us at The Queen's Gallery for a Quiet Morning-designed for children with special educational needs. ... Read more about Family Activities: Quiet Morning

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