Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

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

Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

About Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures

15th February 2020
1.30pm - 3.30pm
The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyroodhouse Canongate, Edinburgh East EH8 8DX
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In this fun family session, explore Leonardo's masterpieces - then make your own! Use fluorescent paint to discover how light works and watch your work come to life under ultra-violet light. The event will be led by award-winning artist Gemma Coyle and includes an introductory talk in The Queen's Gallery.

Booking required.

Location: The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Make a masterpiece: Hidden Pictures are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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