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The Last of the Tide

Friday, 15 January 2016 to Monday, 28 March 2016

Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition showcases 12 portraits of veterans of D-Day, inspired and commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales following his attendance at the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy last year. ... Read more about The Last of the Tide

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Painter Giles and Tales of Balmoral

Thursday, 14 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Queen Victoria's purchase of Balmoral depended a great deal on James William Giles's paintings. Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust and Scottish Artists co-curator, reveals the intriguing reasons why. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - The Painter Giles and Tales of Balmoral

Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Alexander Nasmyth's Capital City

Thursday, 14 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Nasmyth's architectural paintings have become visual documents of the era he lived through. Deborah Clarke, Senior Curator, Royal Collection Trust, unpicks the historical details of the artist's 1824 view of Edinburgh's High Street. ... Read more about Gallery Ten-minute Talk - Alexander Nasmyth's Capital City

Short talk - Dutch Master: Agatha Bas and Bol

Thursday, 14 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

A close look at two portraits, both bought in the early19th C as Rembrandts. ... Read more about Short talk - Dutch Master: Agatha Bas and Bol

Short talk - Illusionism in Dutch Art

Thursday, 7 January 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Dutch artists were great realists and often deliberately set out to deceive the eye of the beholder in their paintings.  Join Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures for his talk which will compare two different types of illusion-making; ... Read more about Short talk - Illusionism in Dutch Art

Family Saturdays January 2016: Medieval Mayhem

Saturday, 2 January 2016 to Saturday, 30 January 2016
Windsor Castle

Go back in time to the Middle Ages and join us in the Moat Room for art and craft activities. Have fun trying on some of the vast array of medieval costumes and fantastic replica armour that will be on display in the room. ... Read more about Family Saturdays January 2016: Medieval Mayhem

Family Event Day: Hogmanay at Holyroodhouse

Thursday, 31 December 2015
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Get in to the festive spirit and enjoy a full day of family events to bring in the New Year. ... Read more about Family Event Day: Hogmanay at Holyroodhouse

Short talk - Food and Drink in Dutch Art

Monday, 21 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

During the seventeenth century a growth in trade, fishing and manufacturing resulted in a period of unprecedented prosperity across the seven United Provinces of the Dutch Republic.  With an abundance of imported, and often exotic, food stuffs and a bou ... Read more about Short talk - Food and Drink in Dutch Art

Family Activities: Bach to Baby

Monday, 21 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

SOLD OUT - Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Bach to Baby family concerts in the spring and summer, Royal Collection Trust and Bach to Baby are delighted to announce two more concerts at The Queen’s Gallery. ... Read more about Family Activities: Bach to Baby

Family Activities: Bach to Baby

Monday, 21 December 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

SOLD OUT - Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Bach to Baby family concerts in November and December, Royal Collection Trust and Bach to Baby are delighted to announce an additional afternoon concert at The Queen’s Gallery on Mond ... Read more about Family Activities: Bach to Baby

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