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Current exhibitions

Friday, 21 March 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
Palace of Holyroodhouse

In the year that The Commonwealth Games come to Scotland, a new display at the Palace of Holyroodhouse marks The Queen's role as Head of the Commonwealth through gifts presented to Her Majesty by Commonwealth countries around the world.

Explore Windsor Castle's latest exhibition and purchase tickets
Saturday, 17 May 2014 to Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Windsor Castle

The Royal Archives hold an unparalleled range of material relating to the history of the British Monarchy. This exhibition presents some of the Archives' greatest treasures, many of which have never been on public display before.

Poetry: © Carol Ann Duffy; Artwork: © Stephen Raw; Photograph: Royal Collection Trust
Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition celebrates the work of the current Poet Laureate and explores the role of the Poet Laureate, and the close relationship between poet and monarch over the last three and a half centuries.

Saturday, 27 September 2014 to Sunday, 8 February 2015
Holburne Museum, Bath

The absurdities of fashion, the perils of love, political machinations and royal intrigue were the daily subject matter of Thomas Rowlandson, one of the leading caricaturists of Georgian England.

Future exhibitions

Cairo to Constantinople: Photographs of the Middle East at The Queen's Gallery Buckingham Palace
Friday, 7 November 2014 to Sunday, 22 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

In 1862 the leading British photographer, Francis Bedford was commissioned by Queen Victoria to accompany her son and heir on an ambitious journey around the Middle East. This exhibition documents that journey.

Friday, 7 November 2014 to Sunday, 22 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition celebrates the enduring qualities of gold, and draws on works of art from the Bronze Age to the present day.

Explore the exhibition 'Castiglione: Lost Genius' at The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh opening November 2014.
Friday, 14 November 2014 to Sunday, 8 February 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

One of the great artists of the Baroque, Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-64) was perhaps the most innovative and technically brilliant Italian draftsman of his time. He practised as a painter, but won fame for his drawings and prints.

Saturday, 31 January 2015 to Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Windsor Castle

Throughout 2015, the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, this exhibition will combine a themed trail through the State Apartments with a display of prints, drawings and archival material that explores the battle and its aftermath.

Friday, 20 March 2015 to Sunday, 11 October 2015
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition draws on oil paintings, works on paper, books, manuscripts and decorative arts from the Royal Collection to explore the way in which the garden inspired artists and craftsmen between 1500 and 1900.

Thursday, 6 August 2015 to Sunday, 7 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The first exhibition devoted to Scottish art in the Royal Collection highlighting the importance and influence of artists whose work was shaped by the Scottish Enlightenment and beyond.

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