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Robert Adam watercolour drawing

Exhibition short talk - George III and Scottish artists

Thursday, 25 August 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Allan Ramsay and Robert Adam both owed their royal patronage to their compatriot the Earl of Bute, George III's mentor. Whilst Ramsay continually pleased the King, the works of Adam, however, were less to his taste. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - George III and Scottish artists

Storytelling session in the Family Pavilion

Family Activities: Rex the Corgi's adventures around the Palace

Monday, 29 August 2016
Buckingham Palace

Join us for storytelling sessions in the Family Pavilion at Buckingham Palace to follow Rex's adventures!

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Watercolour of exotic plant and butterfly

Exhibition short talk - Maria Sibylla Merian as a Printmaker

Thursday, 1 September 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Maria Sibylla Merian is remembered as a celebrated artist and as a pioneer of science and entomology. ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - Maria Sibylla Merian as a Printmaker

Family Saturdays in September: Fashioning a Reign

Saturday, 3 September 2016 to Saturday, 24 September 2016
Windsor Castle

Complementing Fashioning a Reign, the stunning display of The Queen's dresses in the State Apartments this month, Family Saturdays will look at centuries of royal fashion, with dressing up, talks and crafts.

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Family enjoys craft activities at the Royal Mews

Family Activities: Family Saturday - Digital storytelling

Saturday, 3 September 2016
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Use your imagination using tablets and your own drawings to create a story about the animals of the Royal Mews.

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Page from Sobieski book of hours

Creative courses - Shaped by Windsor Castle: an inspired approach to calligraphy

Monday, 5 September 2016 to Friday, 9 September 2016
Windsor Castle

Distinguished professional calligrapher, Gaynor Goffe, will demonstrate a selection of historical scripts combined with individual tuition, suitable for beginners to the most experienced. ... Read more about Creative courses - Shaped by Windsor Castle: an inspired approach to calligraphy

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Royal College of Music short recitals

Wednesday, 7 September 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

John Phillip, The Letter-Writer of Seville

Exhibition short talk - John Phillip, The Letter-Writer of Seville

Thursday, 8 September 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Drenched in sunlight and colour, The Letter-Writer of Seville painted in 1854 shows a street scene typical of Andalucia in Spain.  It was not painted by a native artist, but by the Aberdeen artist, John Phillip, whose travels to Spain in the 18 ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - John Phillip, The Letter-Writer of Seville

John Pettie's representation of Bonny Prince Charlie

Exhibition short talk - Visualising the Jacobites

Thursday, 15 September 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by Hannah Litvack, Assistant to the Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures will explore how John Pettie's representation of Bonny Prince Charlie is part of a language of imagery employed by artists to depict the Jacobites, and how this visual cultur ... Read more about Exhibition short talk - Visualising the Jacobites

Items of Chinoiserie inspired works of art

Special events - The art of the exotic: chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

Monday, 19 September 2016 to Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Buckingham Palace

The porcelain, silk and lacquerware imported from China, Japan and other Asian countries inspired an exotic new style: chinoiserie, from ‘chinois’, the French for Chinese. ... Read more about Special events - The art of the exotic: chinoiserie at Buckingham Palace

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