What's On Talks and Tours Queen Victoria and Prince Albert: Patrons of the Arts Image: Detail of Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805- 1873) The First of May 1851, 1851, Oil on canvas Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019 Join Oliver Everett, Librarian Emeritus of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, as he explores the couple's love for the arts, commissioning and collecting works from both British and European artists. These included Old Master paintings, sculpture, furniture, jewellery and fine bindings. The talk will also challenge the popular image of Queen Victoria as a widow and reveal her passionate and open-minded nature. Wed 2 December 2020, 1.00pm - 2.00pm£10 Adults ● £8 Lightbox Members In order to keep you safe, we will be reducing the number or places available in our events and activities to ensure safe social distancing can be maintained. Attendees will be asked to wear a mask or face covering unless they are exempt. We are reviewing guidelines regularly and if they change then our policies will be updated accordingly.