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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. Garments and accessories – and the way in which they were worn – conveyed important messages about wealth, gender, age, social position, marital status and ... Read more about In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion

High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

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. ... Read more about High Spirits: The Comic Art of Thomas Rowlandson

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

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, ... 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.  Monarchs vied for territorial power, religious reformers questioned the central tenets of the church and scholars sought greater understanding of their world.  Against ... Read more about The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein

Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer

Friday, 4 March 2011 to Tuesday, 5 June 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition celebrates the royal portraiture of Marcus Adams (1875–1959), who devoted his career to the photography of children. Over a period of thirty years, from 1926 to 1956, Adams created a unique photographic record of two generations of ... Read more about Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer

A watermill beside a woody lane, by Meyndert Hobbema

Dutch Landscapes

Friday, 30 April 2010 to Sunday, 9 January 2011
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition brings together 42 remarkable works, including paintings by Jacob van Ruisdael, Aelbert Cuyp, Nicolaes Berchem and Meyndert Hobbema. These and the other artists represented in the exhibition were based in the main artistic centres of ... Read more about Dutch Landscapes

The Heart of the Great Alone

Friday, 2 October 2009 to Sunday, 11 April 2010
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

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