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Poetry: © Carol Ann Duffy; Artwork: © Stephen Raw; Photograph: Royal Collection Trust

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

Thursday, 7 August 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The office of Poet Laureate is a special honour awarded by the Sovereign to a poet whose work is of national significance.  ... Read more about Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion

Friday, 14 March 2014 to Sunday, 20 July 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

For the Tudor and Stuart elite, luxurious clothing was an essential component of court life. ... Read more about In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

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. ... Read more about Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man

Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

Friday, 8 March 2013 to Sunday, 21 July 2013

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition is now on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace until 22 February 2015. For more details please visit /exhibitions ... Read more about Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East

The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

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. ... Read more about The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years

Treasures from The Queen's Palaces

Friday, 16 March 2012 to Sunday, 4 November 2012

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition brings together some of the finest treasures from the Royal Collection to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.   ... Read more about Treasures from The Queen's Palaces

Apollo and Diana by Lucas Cranach the Elder, c.1526

The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein

Friday, 17 June 2011 to Sunday, 15 January 2012

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The 15th and 16th centuries were a time of dramatic change in Northern Europe. ... Read more about The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein

The Art of Italy: The Baroque

Thursday, 13 November 2008 to Sunday, 8 March 2009

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

Canaletto in Venice

Friday, 16 June 2006 to Sunday, 7 January 2007

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

The exhibition takes the visitor on a journey from the quayside houses and workshops on the Grand Canal’s upper reaches to the bustling festivities of a regatta and Ascension Day celebrations around St Mark’s Square.  Canaletto brilliantly captures the ... Read more about Canaletto in Venice

Unfolding Pictures: Fans in The Royal Collection

Friday, 9 December 2005 to Monday, 29 May 2006

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

‘I cool, I refresh, and I can keep secrets’. These words, incorporated into the design of a fan presented to Queen Alexandra, perfectly encapsulate the role of the fan as both practical and social accessory. ... Read more about Unfolding Pictures: Fans in The Royal Collection