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Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Kenneth Macleay's Portraits of Highlanders

Thursday, 28 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Dr Carly Collier, Royal Collection Trust Print Room Assistant, unearths the social background of Kenneth Macleay's iconic watercolour portraits commissioned by Queen Victoria for the leather-bound volumes of The Highlanders of Scotland. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Kenneth Macleay's Portraits of Highlanders

Lecture - Medieval Masters: Exquisite Craftmanship in St George's Chapel

Thursday, 28 January 2016
Windsor Castle

SOLD OUT

Join Charlotte Manley, Chapter Clerk of the College of St George, for a close-up exploration of its exquisite stone sculptures, metalwork and wood carvings. ... Read more about Lecture - Medieval Masters: Exquisite Craftmanship in St George's Chapel

Short talk - 'Buck's Beauty and Rowlandson's Connoisseur'

Thursday, 28 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The striking differences in Thomas Rowlandson's portrayal of the young woman and ageing gent in this drawing are reflected in the themes it raises; the appreciation of beauty, connoisseurship and fashion were subjects that the artist returned to repeat ... Read more about Short talk - 'Buck's Beauty and Rowlandson's Connoisseur'

Lunchtime Lecture - 'Not Very Individual Likenesses'

Thursday, 28 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Queen Victoria's remarks when presented with William Dyce's portraits of her daughters led to their initial rejection by the monarch. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - 'Not Very Individual Likenesses'

Exhibition lecture - Vermeer and the Illusion of Reality

Wednesday, 27 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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

Family Activities: Bach to Baby

Monday, 25 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

SOLD OUT - Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Bach to Baby family concerts in 2015, Royal Collection Trust and Bach to Baby are delighted to announce a series of varied concerts hosted  at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace ... Read more about Family Activities: Bach to Baby

Study day - Rowlandson and After: Rethinking Graphic Satire

Friday, 22 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Using Thomas Rowlandson’s work as the starting point, this Study day aims to provide a broader art-historical examination of British graphic satire between the later years of the 18th century and today. ... Read more about Study day - Rowlandson and After: Rethinking Graphic Satire

Short talk - 'A large and curious gilt Salver - The Winter Queen's ewer and basin

Thursday, 21 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Why did George IV buy this silver-gilt ewer and basin, which at first glance appear remarkably simple in design? ... Read more about Short talk - 'A large and curious gilt Salver - The Winter Queen's ewer and basin

Access Event - Verbal Description Event

Wednesday, 20 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join us for an event in partnership with the RNIB’s Music Advisory Service for blind and partially sighted visitors. Description, handling and music will be used to explore our exhibition Masters of the Everyday, which will be accompnaied by m ... Read more about Access Event - Verbal Description Event

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