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Royal College of Music short recitals

Wednesday, 6 April 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

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Adriaen van Ostade's 'Interior of a Peasant's Cottage'

Thursday, 31 March 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, examines this intriguing painting 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'

Watercolour of Scottish Highlanders

Exhibition short talk - Kenneth MacLeay's portraits of Highlanders

Thursday, 31 March 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Though Queen Victoria's activity as an artistic patron diminished following the death of her beloved Prince Albert in 1861, one of her most significant later acts of patronage was to commission from Kenneth MacLeay a series of watercolour portraits of r ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - Kenneth MacLeay's portraits of Highlanders

Sir James Guthrie, In the Orchard

Exhibition short talk - French realism in Glasgow

Thursday, 24 March 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This short talk will focus on the three Glasgow Art Club watercolours given to the Prince and Princess of Wales on 8th May 1888 by the artists Sir James Guthrie, Edward Arthur Walton and Robert Macaulay Stevenson. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - French realism in Glasgow

Study day - The Art of Chivalry

Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Windsor Castle

From the Middle Ages to the present day the ideal of the chivalrous knights have inspired artists working at Windsor Castle. ... Read more about Study day - The Art of Chivalry

Short talk - ‘Every variety of character’: Thomas Rowlandson's book illustration

Thursday, 11 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Rowlandson's varied artistic talents allowed him as much facility with lyrical landscapes as with the sharp observation of his caricatures. ... Read more about Short talk - ‘Every variety of character’: Thomas Rowlandson's book illustration

Creative course - Medieval Manuscript Illumination

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 to Saturday, 27 February 2016
Windsor Castle

Spend your first day of the course at Windsor Castle, viewing the exquisitely illuminated Sobieski Book of Hours. In the following three Saturdays time will be spent at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in London. ... Read more about Creative course - Medieval Manuscript Illumination

Short talk - Rembrandt's Christ and Mary in the Garden, Techniques and Materials of Seventeenth Century Painting

Thursday, 4 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Rembrandt used an oak panel as a support for his painting of Christ in the garden. Claire Chorley, Paintings Conservator, will discuss methods and materials commonly used in seventeenth-century painting. ... Read more about Short talk - Rembrandt's Christ and Mary in the Garden, Techniques and Materials of Seventeenth Century Painting

Exhibition lecture - Comedy of the Everyday: Painting in the Dutch Golden Age

Wednesday, 3 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Painting in the Dutch Golden Age was often designed to amuse. ... Read more about Exhibition lecture - Comedy of the Everyday: Painting in the Dutch Golden Age

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