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Gold Coronation Girdle

Creative course - Gold and Glory: an embroidery workshop

Saturday, 24 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
SOLD OUT. Inspired by Gold, this 1-day hands-on workshop will explore the traditions and give you the opportunity of practising the skills required for one of the oldest embroidery techniques in Britain.
The Mosque of Askar in Jerusalem

Exhibition special event - Masterpieces: Stairway to Heaven - Film screening

Thursday, 22 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Join us for a screening of Stairway to Heaven, introduced by Jonathan Marsden, Director of Royal Collection Trust, and the film-maker André Singer.

Short talk - Illuminating worship: Cardinal York's Book of Hours in the Royal Library

Thursday, 22 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. This book of hours is one of the finest late-medieval manuscripts in the Royal Library. ... Read more about Short talk - Illuminating worship: Cardinal York's Book of Hours in the Royal Library

View from the Seraskier Tower, Sultanahmet Quarter, Istanbul

Short talk - Constantinople through Francis Bedford's Camera

Thursday, 15 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about Short talk - Constantinople through Francis Bedford's Camera

Omnia vanitas, Castiglione

Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castiglione’s most distinctive works are his drawings in oil paint and his monotypes, hybrid techniques that he explored more fully than any other artist of his day. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Juno seeking from Jupiter the gift of Io transformed

Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection Trust and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the newly identified painting by Castiglione that is the centrepiece of the show.

Short talk - Gold Leaves

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

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about Short talk - Gold Leaves

Short talk - Nakhtmontu's funerary stela

Thursday, 18 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Free Short Talk with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about Short talk - Nakhtmontu's funerary stela

Detail of St. Edward's Crown

Exhibition special event - Royal Gold: Reflections of Power

Wednesday, 17 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Join Kathryn Jones, Curator of Decorative Arts, during this 1-hour lecture, as she explores how gold has been used to denote the highest degree of status and authority.
Members of the choir Stile Antico

Performance - Christmas concert: A Wondrous Mystery

Thursday, 11 December 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Choir Stile Antico presents a sparkling programme of Renaissance choral music by Flemish and German composers during this evening of magical music-making.

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