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CURATOR´S TALK WITH STEPHEN PATTERSON

29/03/2019

Thursday, 25th April, 2019 : 19.00 - 20.30
PUSHKIN HOUSE, BLOOMSBURY SQUARE, WC1A 2TA

2019 marks the 145 anniversary of the only direct marriage between the British Royal and Russian Imperial families; the wedding in January 1874 of Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna. In this illustrated talk, Stephen Patterson, co-curator of the current exhibition at The Queen´s Gallery, Buckingham Palace Russia: Royalty and the Romanovs will explore the negotiations for the wedding, the ceremonies and celebrations in St Petersburg, Moscow, Windsor and London and the art in the Royal Collection associated with the dynastic union.

rsvp@hermitagefoundation.co.uk