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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

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

Study day - A Regency Banquet

Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Windsor Castle

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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 thi ... Read more about Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Short talk - Fun Concentrated: a rare scrap screen

Thursday, 19 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience?  Join Kate Heard, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, for this close look at a decorative scrap screen - a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature pri ... Read more about Short talk - Fun Concentrated: a rare scrap screen

Lecture - Inside Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Windsor Castle

The extraordinary Dolls’ House presented to Queen Mary in 1924 was designed by the greatest architect of the day and its approximately 1,000 miniature objects were created by leading artists, craftsmen and authors. ... Read more about Lecture - Inside Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Lunchtime Lecture - Tick Talk: the Pittenweem Clock

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Jane Wallis, Furniture Conservator, and Paul Cradock, Senior Horological Conservator, both Royal Collection Trust, detail the conservation of a large-scale automaton and musical clock made by ingenious clockmaker John Smith of Pittenweem in around 1800. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Tick Talk: the Pittenweem Clock

Conference - Waterloo 1815: the British Monarchy and the defeat of Napoleon

Saturday, 14 November 2015
Windsor Castle

This event has now SOLD OUT

A major international conference marking the 200th anniversary of the battle. ... Read more about Conference - Waterloo 1815: the British Monarchy and the defeat of Napoleon

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