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Conserving Eurich’s ‘The Grain Ship’

Our paintings conservator Sarah Maisey talks us through the complex process of conserving a new painting for the Queen’s House displays. Right now in the paintings conservation studio I’m in the middle of working on a new acquisition, The Grain Ship by Richard Eurich, which will be on display in…

The Queen’s House project – meet the teams

The Queen’s House is closed for a year’s refurbishment while we get ready for it’s 400th anniversary next year. Over the course of the project we’ll be speaking to all the teams involved; with updates on the work, behind the scenes pics and a look at some of the iconic…

A cake fit for a Queen(‘s House)

Emily Churchill works for our photographic studio. Alongside her day job she has an amazing talent for baking and over the past year has created a number of beautiful cakes inspired by our sites and collection. Below she talks about one of her most ambitious creations to date.  Earlier this year…

Last chance to see… the Queen’s House

As we gear up for the refurbishment and redisplay of the Queen’s House for its 400th anniversary in 2016, we have just a few days to go before the house closes for 50 weeks. Here are the top 5 things you mustn’t miss if you are coming to Greenwich this…

Ways of Seeing – Conference Response

Today’s guest post is by Damian Smith of RMIT University in Melbourne. He summarises and responds to  the fascinating series of papers at our ‘Ways of Seeing‘ conference. It was linked to our contemporary art exhibition Unseen: The Lives of Looking by Dryden Goodwin. The 2015 Ways of Seeing Conference, held on…