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Castiglione: Lost Genius

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

Two exhibitions, one ticket.
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Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

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

In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion

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... Read more about In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion

The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein

Friday, 2 November 2012 to Sunday, 14 April 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The 15th and 16th centuries were a time of dramatic change in Northern Europe. Monarchs vied for territorial power, religious reformers questioned the central tenets of the church and scholars sought greater understanding of their world. Against this... Read more about The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein

Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist

Friday, 4 May 2012 to Sunday, 7 October 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition is the largest ever of Leonardo da Vinci’s studies of the human body.  Leonardo has long been recognised as one of the great artists of the Renaissance, but he was also a pioneer in the understanding of human anatomy.  He intended to... Read more about Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist

The Terra Nova at the ice foot, Cape Evans taken by Herbert Ponting

The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton & Antarctic Photography

Friday, 21 October 2011 to Sunday, 15 April 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition of remarkable Antarctic photography by George Herbert Ponting and Frank Hurley marks the 100th anniversary of Captain Scott’s ill-fated journey to the South Pole.... Read more about The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton & Antarctic Photography

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Victoria & Albert: Art & Love

Friday, 19 March 2010 to Sunday, 5 December 2010
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition is the first ever to focus on Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s shared enthusiasm for art. Bringing together more than 400 items from the Royal Collection, it celebrates the royal couple’s mutual delight in collecting and displaying... Read more about Victoria & Albert: Art & Love

The Conversation Piece: Scenes of Fashionable Life

Friday, 30 October 2009 to Sunday, 14 February 2010
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The exhibition traces the roots of the Conversation Piece back to the Netherlands in the 17th century and to the work of artists such as Pieter de Hooch and Godfried Schalcken. This form of group portraiture reached the height of its popularity in... Read more about The Conversation Piece: Scenes of Fashionable Life

French Porcelain for English Palaces: Sèvres from The Royal Collection

Saturday, 23 May 2009 to Sunday, 11 October 2009
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The eighteenth-century Sèvres porcelain in the Royal Collection ranks as the finest in the world. Largely formed by George IV between 1783 and 1830, it epitomises his taste for the rich, the exotic and the extravagant. The grandest pieces formed... Read more about French Porcelain for English Palaces: Sèvres from The Royal Collection

The Art of Italy: The Baroque

Thursday, 13 November 2008 to Sunday, 8 March 2009
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition highlights the passionate collecting of Italian art by the British court in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. ... Read more about The Art of Italy: The Baroque

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