2018 December: Friends Events

RUSSIA : ROYALTY AND THE ROMANOVS

CHILDREN'S WORKSHOPS 

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 December 2018

Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London

In this new departure of the Hermitage Foundation UK, we sponsored children's workshops. Children and grandchildren of Friends and Patrons were invited to take part. 

Father Frost and the Snow Maiden

11am – 3pm
A festive event with a difference. Surrounded by beautiful Russian paintings, children took part in an immersive storytelling session and created watercolours by candlelight.

 

RUSSIA : ROYALTY AND THE ROMANOVS

Lecture by Caroline de Guitaut

Tuesday 18 December 2018: 7pm

Pushkin House, Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TAFriday 30 November: 8.30 am

Caroline de Guitaut, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at the Royal Collection Trust, spoke about the objects in the exhibition at the Queen's Gallery, and about the making of the show. A leading authority on the work of Carl Fabergé, Caroline has published widely on the subject. She is joint curator of the exhibition and her catalogue of works by Fabergé in the Royal Collection is due to be published in 2020.