Curating Canaletto: The making of an exhibition

Come along to The Palace of Holyroodhouse as the curators of the current exhibition 'Canaletto & the Art of Venice' will reveal secrets of how the exhibition was put together.

Curating Canaletto: The making of an exhibition

About Curating Canaletto: The making of an exhibition

Join us for an intimate discussion in the heart of The Queen's Gallery.

The curators of the current exhibition 'Canaletto & the Art of Venice' will reveal secrets of how the exhibition was put together.

Enjoy hearing from Lucy Whitaker, Senior Curator of Paintings, and Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints & Drawings, in the beautiful surroundings of The Queen's Gallery as you enjoy a complimentary glass of wine.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Curating Canaletto: The making of an exhibition are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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