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 Due to the current situation, this talk will be hosted online on Zoom. Please book a ticket to access this talk. You will receive your link to access the talk in your email confirmation. Please remember to check your Spam/Junk folder as it may not go straight into your Inbox. 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 The talk will be hosted on Zoom and will be followed by a Q&A. You will be able to check your connection from 12.45pm onwards on the day of the talk.