Leonardo: Drawing, life and art with Martin Clayton

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings and curator of 'Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing', discusses the central role that drawing played in the life of Leonardo da Vinci.

Leonardo: Drawing, life and art with Martin Clayton

About Leonardo: Drawing, life and art with Martin Clayton

11th February 2020
1pm - 2pm
The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyroodhouse Canongate, Edinburgh East EH8 8DX
Included with exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass
Visit the event website here
Follow RCT on Twitter

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings, Royal Collection Trust, and curator of 'Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing', discusses the central role that drawing played in the life of Leonardo da Vinci - how it helped him understand the world and influenced his art.

With live speech-to-text translation.

Location: The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Leonardo: Drawing, life and art with Martin Clayton are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at The Palace of Holyroodhouse

A Royal Christmas

A Royal Christmas

14th December 2019
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Louise Cooling, author of 'A Royal Christmas', explores the historic Christmas traditions of the Royal Family across the centuries!
Christmas Celebration Weekend

Christmas Celebration Weekend

14th December 2019 - 15th December 2019
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse for a weekend of musical peformances, a Christmas theatre show, talks, and hands-on activities for all ages!
The Sprite In The Dolls House

The Sprite In The Dolls House

14th December 2019 - 15th December 2019
In exclusive performances just for Christmas, Some Kind of Theatre present their original take on Vita Sackville-West’s A Note Of Explanation, an eco-fable suitable for ages 7+ and their families.
Royal Rhyme Time: Puppets at the Palace

Royal Rhyme Time: Puppets at the Palace

25th January 2020
Join us in the Palace of Holyroodhouse at our monthly Royal Rhyme Time for Toddlers as professional puppet company ‘It's in the bag!’ bring stories to life through rhymes, songs and drama!
Up Close: Leonardo da Vinci’s materials and techniques

Up Close: Leonardo da Vinci’s materials and techniques

13th February 2020
Spend an afternoon exploring how Leonardo da Vinci created his exquisite drawings with conservator Alan Donnithorne at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse on 13th February!
Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

15th February 2020
In this fun family session, in The Queen's Gallery on 15th February, explore Leonardo's masterpieces - then make your own!
Fragments: A Leonardo Concert

Fragments: A Leonardo Concert

26th February 2020
Join us in The Queen's Gallery on Wednesday 26th February for an exclusive, intimate concert surrounded by Leonardo da Vinci's drawings!
Sketching Workshop

Sketching Workshop

6th March 2020
Join Mark Kirkham, better known as the Edinburgh Sketcher, as you explore how Leonardo da Vinci captured the world through his sketches in this half-day workshop on Friday 6th March!

Talks and Lectures Events you might like...

Café Voices: Transformation Tales
Café Voices: Transformation Tales
12th December 2019
Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Old Town
Transformational tales on a winter night reminds us that light will soon take over the darkness. Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh invites you into a world that always changes…
Serial Killers: The Charisma of Evil
Serial Killers: The Charisma of Evil
13th December 2019
The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, Edinburgh West
Award-winning writer Paul Pender, who survived death threats from "Monster Butler" serial killer Roy Fontaine, asks - why are we obsessed with serial killers, in books, films, TV and real life?
A Royal Christmas
A Royal Christmas
14th December 2019
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh East
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Louise Cooling, author of 'A Royal Christmas', explores the historic Christmas traditions of the Royal Family across the centuries!
Find Talks and Lectures events in Edinburgh

Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

Leatherwork Class - Leather ‘whatever’ Case
Leatherwork Class - Leather ‘whatever’ Case
12th December 2019
The City Workshop Edinburgh, Edinburgh West
Learn how to make a leather case for whatever you want to hold (pencils, tools, cosmetics, glasses..) at this class run by The City Workshop Edinburgh. It's the ideal introduction to leather working!
Rags to Riches - Creative Textiles Workshop
Rags to Riches - Creative Textiles Workshop
13th December 2019
Artisan Stitch, Edinburgh East
Find out how to use up all those fabric scraps and make them into unique new fabrics in this workshop with Artisan Stitch.
Christmas Decoration Workshop in Granton Castle Walled Garden
Christmas Decoration Workshop in Granton Castle Walled Garden
14th December 2019
Granton Castle Walled Garden, Edinburgh North
Come and make your own Festive Season decorations from all natural materials gathered in and around Granton Castle Walled Garden on 14th December!
Find Arts and Crafts events in Edinburgh

History Events you might like...

Bolts and Bodkins
Bolts and Bodkins
13th December 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
A Royal Christmas
A Royal Christmas
14th December 2019
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh East
Join us at the Palace of Holyroodhouse as Louise Cooling, author of 'A Royal Christmas', explores the historic Christmas traditions of the Royal Family across the centuries!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History
14th December 2019
NA, Various Locations Edinburgh
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.
Find History events in Edinburgh

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Castle of Light
Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’!
An Edinburgh Christmas Carol
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present the world premiere of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, a magical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale.
24 Doors of Advent
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
Disney’s The Lion King
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures.
Christmas at the Botanics 2019
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »