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Royal Holloway, University of London presents Impressions of modern life: prints from The Courtauld Gallery, an exhibition showcasing 24 prints by world-renowned artists.
We are pleased to showcase the newest cohort of the Picture Gallery Composer-in-Residence Programme, presenting new music inspired by our beautiful Picture Gallery and its collection.
Join one of our art collections volunteers for a short talk on John MacWhirter’s Spindrift.
This lecture is a personal perspective on efforts to resolve the role past climate change has played on human dispersal and evolution in the later Quaternary (last 300,000 years).
We are thrilled to welcome back Simon Watterton to our concert series for an evening of Beethoven, the first of a series of events at Royal Holloway.
This lecture explores the process of literary translation, drawing on the speaker’s extensive experience as a literary translator from Finnish.
Luke Fildes’ painting is one of the bleakest and most poignant in our collections. Join Curator, Laura MacCulloch, to explore the story behind Sir Luke Fildes’ dark depiction of Victorian poverty.
The main emphasis of the lecture focuses on the topical issue of plastics pollution, considers the impacts on organisms and the environment.
Lauded by The Strad for her ‘beguiling... thrilling and exuberant’ Royal Festival Hall debut, we are honoured to welcome back violist Shiry Rashkovsky to Royal Holloway.
This lecture will focus on the “real time” reportage of Jewish journalists: Peretz Opoczynski in the Warsaw Ghetto and Joseph Zelkowicz in the Lodz Ghetto.
Join one of our art collections volunteers for a short talk on John Syer’s The Cauld Blast.
To mark the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in 2020, Royal Holloway, University of London, presents a programme of, and inspired by, his works.
Avant-garde artists in late 19th-century France upended many time-honoured conventions of book illustration – not least, the relationship between text and image.
Pianist Richard Uttley appeared in our 2017 series, in duo with composer-clarinettist Mark Simpson, and here he returns with a solo recital featuring an eclectic range of personal, at times intensely
Art Collections Cataloguer, Alison Wright, explores the politics of animal representation in the Picture Gallery, from polar bears to pet dogs of several shapes and tempers.
How did people around 1700 explain the power of musicians to compose or improvise? This lecture explores ideas of musical creativity in the age of J S Bach.