Royal Dogs

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Royal Dogs

Royal Dogs
Date Friday 19 May 2023
Time 18.30–19.30 BST
Location At the museum or online (Zoom)
Speakers Charlotte Gere and Alex Collins

Join Charlotte Gere, a leading specialist in 19th-century art, and Alexander Collins, Assistant Curator for Portraits of Dogs, as they discuss the British Royal Family’s affection for dogs across the centuries, with a particular focus on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Onsite ticket price includes an exhibition visit and refreshments until 20.45

About the speakers: Charlotte Gere is a writer, curator and 19th-century decorative arts specialist. Her publications include Artistic Circles: Design and Decoration in the Aesthetic Movement (2010) and Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria, a Mirror to the World (with Judy Rudoe, 2010), which won the 2011 William M.B. Berger Prize for British Art History. In 2019, she curated the exhibition At Home: Royal Etchings by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at the British Museum.

Alexander Collins is Assistant Curator for Portraits of Dogs: From Gainsborough to Hockney. Previously, he was Leverhulme Fellow at the Wallace Collection for the prestigious Riesener Project, in which he researched the furniture of Jean-Henri Riesener and contributed to the Project’s monograph and digital resources. Alexander was also Decorative Arts Curatorial Intern at the Royal Collection.

Take part at the Museum: Join us at the museum for this special talk. 

Watch Online: This talk will also be broadcast live from the museum. Online ticketholders will be emailed a link to join 24 hours in advance. Ticketholders will also receive a link to view a recording of the talk, which will be available for two weeks.  


Date & Times

Date Start Time End Time
19/05/2023 18:30 19:30

Ticket Information

Ticket type Price
At the Museum (Standard) £25
At the Museum (Concession) £23
At the Museum (Members) £22
Online Only £9
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