News

Mark Catesby: Watercolours from the Royal Collection

Friday, 5 July 2013

Watercolours of birds, fish and exotic flora painted by British naturalist Mark Catesby (1682–1749) go on display at Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury, Suffolk, from 6 July. The 27 works lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection were acquired by George III in 1768, when the King purchased Catesby’s original illustrations for Natural History of Florida, Carolina and the Bahama Islands. ... Read more about Mark Catesby: Watercolours from the Royal Collection

Pupils explore In Fine Style

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Visitors to In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion can now hear primary-school pupils talking about their favourite works of art on the exhibition audio tour.  The children, from years four, five and six at Barrow Hill Junior ... Read more about Pupils explore In Fine Style

Johannes Vermeer, A Lady at the Virginal with a Gentleman, known as ‘The Music Lesson.

‘The Music Lesson’ by Vermeer

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

One of the best-known paintings in the Royal Collection has gone on display at the National Gallery in London as part of the exhibition Vermeer and Music: The Art ... Read more about ‘The Music Lesson’ by Vermeer

Mary, Queen of Scots painted ‘en deuil blanc’ (in white mourning).

Mary, Queen of Scots

Monday, 1 July 2013

A new exhibition about the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, including important works loaned by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection, has opened at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.  The exhibition examines the life of Mary Stewart ... Read more about Mary, Queen of Scots

Royal Paintbox: Royal Artists Past and Present

Friday, 21 June 2013

An exhibition of work by royal artists from the 17th century to the present day has opened  at Windsor Castle. ... Read more about Royal Paintbox: Royal Artists Past and Present

Group Travel Awards 2013 Winner

Buckingham Palace wins award as Best Attraction for Group Visits

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Buckingham Palace has won a prestigious award for group visits for the second year in a row.  At the annual Group Travel Awards, which celebrate the best of the group travel industry, the Palace was voted Best Attraction for Group Visits (Long ... Read more about Buckingham Palace wins award as Best Attraction for Group Visits

Does The Queen Wear Her Crown in Bed? A Children's book about Buckingham Palace

The Big Lunch

Friday, 7 June 2013

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall presented school pupils with a Royal Collection Trust children’s book and mug on a recent visit to Wiltshire. ... Read more about The Big Lunch

The Darnley Jewel, and a portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots in mourning is prepared to go on display at the National Museum of Scotland.

Mary, Queen of Scots exhibition

Thursday, 6 June 2013

One of the most important early jewels in the Royal Collection is among a number of objects lent by The Queen to an exhibition about the life of Mary, Queen of Scots at the National Museum of Scotland in ... Read more about Mary, Queen of Scots exhibition

Her Majesty The Queen in her Coronation Dress, 1953, Norman Hartnell

Sketches of outfits worn on Coronation Day to go on display

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Sketches by British couturier Norman Hartnell, the principal designer of the outfits worn at the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, will go on display this summer as part of the special exhibition, ... Read more about Sketches of outfits worn on Coronation Day to go on display

Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing

Friday, 24 May 2013

Three drawings by Leonardo da Vinci lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection will be shown in an exhibition at Turner Contemporary in Margate. ... Read more about Curiosity: Art and the Pleasures of Knowing

Pages