Meet the Experts

Queen's House closure

Visitor notice. On Saturday 30 June The Great Hall, Tulip Stairs and some ground floor rooms will be closed from 10am - 5pm. The rest of the House and galleries remain open including the Armada Portrait.

Essential information

Event type: 
Date and time: 
Wednesdays, 9 May to 6 June 2018 | 1–1.30 pm
Admission: 
Free
Location: 
Queen's House, Ground floor, Great Hall
Season: 
Queen's House

RMG Curators and Conservators talk about the highlights of the collection and their work in the Queen's House in these short weekly talks.

Programme

9 May: ‘Harlot’ and ‘Heroine’ : Exploring 19th century ideals of womanhood through the lives of Emma Hamilton and Grace Darling

Ellen Weineck, Curatorial Intern

 

16 May: Battles in Ink: the Pen Paintings of the van de Veldes 

Zoe Mercer-Golden, Assistant Curator

 

23 May: Disappearance: Shipwrecks, Tacita Dean and Paul Duke 

Melanie Vandenbrouck, Curator of Art

 

30 May: A seventeenth-century officers’ club: Peter Lely’s Flagmen of Lowestoft

Katharine Gazzard, CDA PhD Student

 

6 June: Tudor Paintings in the Collection

Lucy Odlin, Conservation Intern

 

20 June: Dangerous Waters: Kehinde Wiley’s Ship of Fools and historic maritime painting

Laura House, Curatorial Intern

 

4 July: Monks, Mermaids and Meteors: Curiosities from the King’s Writing Cabinet

Jane Simpkiss, Curatorial Intern