Exhibitions

Friday, 22 November 2013 to Sunday, 2 March 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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.

Friday, 1 November 2013 to Sunday, 16 March 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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.

Friday, 1 November 2013 to Sunday, 16 March 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, the Royal Academy of Arts presented a gift of over 100 works on paper to Her Majesty The Queen.

Friday, 2 August 2013 to Sunday, 10 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Long recognised as one of the great artists of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci was also a pioneer in the understanding of human anatomy. Had his ground-breaking work been published, it would have transformed European knowledge of the subject.

Saturday, 27 July 2013 to Sunday, 29 September 2013
Buckingham Palace

This summer marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most momentous occasions in 20th-century British history – the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. To mark the anniversary of the event, a major exhibition for the Summer Opening of...

Saturday, 22 June 2013 to Sunday, 26 January 2014
Windsor Castle

Members of the British Royal family have been inspired to paint, draw and sculpt for generations. This exhibition shows examples of their handiwork from the last 350 years.

Friday, 10 May 2013 to Sunday, 6 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition explores the sumptuous costume of British monarchs and their court during the 16th and 17th centuries through portraits in the Royal Collection. During this period fashion was central to court life and was an important way to display...

Friday, 8 March 2013 to Sunday, 21 July 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

In 1862, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) was sent on a four-month educational tour of the Middle East, accompanied by the British photographer Francis Bedford (1815-94). This exhibition documents his journey through the work of Bedford,...

Friday, 23 November 2012 to Sunday, 9 June 2013
Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most depicted women in the world. She has sat to numerous artists, from Cecil Beaton and Pietro Annigoni to Lucian Freud. Her portrait likeness, so widely circulated, has also inspired artists such as Andy Warhol,...

Friday, 16 November 2012 to Sunday, 24 February 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Sixty photographs of The Queen, including the work of leading press photographers of the past six decades, are brought together for a display at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee.

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