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Special Event - History in the Making

Tuesday, 14 June 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us for talks and tea at the Palace in celebration of The Queen's 90th Birthday. ... Read more about Special Event - History in the Making

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

Allan Ramsay painting of Queen Charlotte

Exhibition short talk - Allan Ramsay's Portraits: Painting Techniques and Materials

Thursday, 16 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Claire Chorley, Paintings Conservator's short talk will explore the story of Allan Ramsay who was a hugely successful painter with a thriving studio. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - Allan Ramsay's Portraits: Painting Techniques and Materials

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

Creative courses - Metamorphosis under the microscope

Saturday, 18 June 2016 to Sunday, 19 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This watercolour painting and sketching weekend will use art to examine the mysterious and fascinating process of metamorphosis. ... Read more about Creative courses - Metamorphosis under the microscope

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Royal College of Music short recitals

Wednesday, 22 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

Black and white sketch of a man's head

Creative courses - Inspired by the Masters: portrait drawing at Windsor Castle

Thursday, 23 June 2016 to Friday, 24 June 2016
Windsor Castle

Draw inspiration from the superlative collection of portrait drawings by the great masters in the Royal Collection, including Leonardo and Holbein. ... Read more about Creative courses - Inspired by the Masters: portrait drawing at Windsor Castle

Special Event - The Height of Fashion Catwalk Event

Friday, 24 June 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join us in the splendour of the Great Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in a celebration of Scottish fashion to complement the Fashioning a Reign exhibition. ... Read more about Special Event - The Height of Fashion Catwalk Event

Watercolour painting of a tree

Creative courses - Watercolour workshop: painting en plein air

Saturday, 25 June 2016 to Sunday, 26 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Paint directly from nature in the garden at Buckingham Palace: inspired by the exhibition Scottish Artists and the Glasgow Boys’ watercolours, this two-day course, led by Sophie Knight R.W.S., will explore the beauty and flexibility that the me ... Read more about Creative courses - Watercolour workshop: painting en plein air

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