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Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Friday, 4 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, examines paintings by Sir David Wilkie, whose 19th-century use of materials and techniques pose considerable challenges for 21st-century conservation. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Charlotte's Family

Thursday, 3 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, casts a conservator's eye over a portrait of Queen Charlotte's brother, Prince George Augustus of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, to reveal the techniques of George III's Principal Painter in Ordinary ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Ramsay and Queen Charlotte's Family

Short talk - The Portrait Print: Dutch Masters and British Tastes

Thursday, 3 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

An introduction to the British pastime of collecting portrait prints, and the influence of Dutch engravers and printmakers on the development of portrait printing in England. ... Read more about Short talk - The Portrait Print: Dutch Masters and British Tastes

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Exhibition special events - Posy Simmonds's Literary Life

Thursday, 3 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Join award-winning illustrator, cartoonist and writer Posy Simmonds as she reflects on her rich and varied career. Hear Posy talk about the creation of her much-loved characters and see how they are brought to life in a live drawing session. ... Read more about Exhibition special events - Posy Simmonds's Literary Life

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Thursday, 3 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Claire Chorley, Conservator, Royal Collection Trust, examines paintings by Sir David Wilkie, whose 19th-century use of materials and techniques pose considerable challenges for 21st-century conservation. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Methods and Materials of Wilkie

Study day - A Regency Banquet

Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Windsor Castle

This event is no longer available ... Read more about Study day - A Regency Banquet

Exhibition lecture - 'I only got one little peep': George III's Family and Satirical Prints

Wednesday, 2 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Thomas Rowlandson and his fellow satirists often criticised George III for his meddling in Parliament and his sons for their drinking and romantic liaisons. But what did they King and his family think of the satirists' efforts? ... Read more about Exhibition lecture - 'I only got one little peep': George III's Family and Satirical Prints

Special Event - Study Afternoon in Partnership with the National Galleries of Scotland

Friday, 27 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The relationship between artistic endeavour and national identity are reviewed in this joint study event held at the Scottish National Gallery. ... Read more about Special Event - Study Afternoon in Partnership with the National Galleries of Scotland

Short talk - Agents abroad: George III buying Dutch drawings at auction

Thursday, 26 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In this talk Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints and Drawings, introduces a selection of Dutch and Flemish drawings that were all bought in the same auction in Amsterdam in 1759 and were acquired by George III soon afterwards. ... Read more about Short talk - Agents abroad: George III buying Dutch drawings at auction

Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Saturday, 21 November 2015 to Sunday, 22 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Gain exclusive access to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to sketch and watercolour paint features of Edinburgh's regal Renaissance Palace, inspired by works of art in the Scottish Artists exhibition. Join award-winning artist, David Forster, on th ... Read more about Creative Course - Painting the Palace

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