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

Saturday, 14 November 2015
Windsor Castle

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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

Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Saturday, 7 November 2015 to Sunday, 8 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 Scottish Artists. ... Read more about Creative Course - Painting the Palace

Lunchtime Lecture - From the National to the Royal: Collecting Scottish Art

Wednesday, 4 November 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Helen Smailes, Senior Curator of British Art, Scottish National Gallery, examines the painters in Scottish Artists whose output is also represented in the national collection. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - From the National to the Royal: Collecting Scottish Art

Study day - Restored Magnificence: Windsor after the Fire

Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Windsor Castle

Join our study day to learn about the devastating fire at Windsor Castle in 1992 which made headline news across the world. ... Read more about Study day - Restored Magnificence: Windsor after the Fire

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Scotland in Miniature

Thursday, 22 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust and Scottish Artists co-curator, examines artists, Robertson, Ross and Thorburn, who all specialised in miniature painting and ensured that this type of portrait enjoyed a l ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Scotland in Miniature

Lunchtime Lecture - A 19th-century Success: Wilkie and the European Influence

Thursday, 22 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Sir David Wilkie was the most successful nineteenth-century Scottish artist. His legacy was the creation of an explicitly Scottish school of art that matched Sir Walter Scott's creation of a Scottish literary genre in the same era. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - A 19th-century Success: Wilkie and the European Influence

Lunchtime Lecture - The Life of an Exhibition

Friday, 9 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, takes a behind-the-scenes look at mounting a major exhibition such as Scottish Artists. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - The Life of an Exhibition

Short talk - Henry VIII's Garden Manual: Ruralia Commoda

Thursday, 8 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This talk by Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator of Paintings, will highlight Henry VIII’s copy of a book entitled ‘Ruralia Commoda’ (Rural Benefits). This volume, little-known today, introduced the idea of the garden as a status symbol for princes and ru ... Read more about Short talk - Henry VIII's Garden Manual: Ruralia Commoda

Short recital: Purcell Fantazias a4

Wednesday, 7 October 2015
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 nature as part of our free lunchtime programme as they play Purcell Fantazias a4: ... Read more about Short recital: Purcell Fantazias a4

Study day - Van Dyck at the court of Charles I

Tuesday, 6 October 2015
Windsor Castle

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This study day at Windsor Castle will explore the way Anthony van Dyck revolutionised painting in England. ... Read more about Study day - Van Dyck at the court of Charles I

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