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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

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

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

Family Event Day: The Queen's 90th Birthday

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Celebrate this occasion with a very special family event day of storytelling, dancing, crafts and face painting. Take part in the spot the crown treasure hunt and don't miss a musical performance in the Great Gallery.

 

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Family Festival Day: A Very Royal 90th Birthday Party

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Windsor Castle

The beautiful Moat Garden will be the setting for our biggest family event ever: a festival to celebrate The Queen's 90th birthday. ... Read more about Family Festival Day: A Very Royal 90th Birthday Party

Children displaying their artwork at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: The Queen's 90th Birthday

Saturday, 18 June 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Join in with The Queen's 90th birthday celebrations!

Attend a very special birthday party and enjoy face painting, music and arts and crafts. Can you design and decorate a birthday cake inspired by the Royal Mews? ... Read more about Family Activities: The Queen's 90th Birthday

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

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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

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