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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.

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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

Special events - Book Club: The Mapmaker's Wife

Tuesday, 14 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

For our fifth Royal Collection Trust Book Club we are running two parallel groups to complement the exhibitions; Scottish Artists and Maria Merian's Butterflies. Join Royal Collection Trust experts for an evening celebrating both art and literature, as ... Read more about Special events - Book Club: The Mapmaker's Wife

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

Special events - Book Club: Gillespie & I

Tuesday, 14 June 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

For our fifth Royal Collection Trust Book Club we are running two parallel groups to complement the exhibitions; Scottish Artists and Maria Merian's Butterflies.  Join Royal Collection Trust experts for an evening celebrating both art ... Read more about Special events - Book Club: Gillespie & I

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

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