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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

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

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 Queen's Year

Tuesday, 27 July 2010 to Friday, 1 October 2010
Buckingham Palace

This exhibition brings together examples of Her Majesty’s ceremonial dress with day and evening wear to reflect the full range of events in the royal diary.  Ancient symbols of authority and historic ceremonial objects are shown alongside gifts... Read more about The Queen's Year

Oil painting of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh by David Poole, 1986

Prince Philip: Celebrating Ninety Years

Saturday, 12 February 2011 to Sunday, 22 January 2012
Windsor Castle

The 90th birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Philip is marked by a special exhibition at Windsor Castle, the home of The Duke of Edinburgh and The Queen for nearly 60 years. The exhibition brings together photographs, memorabilia, paintings and... Read more about Prince Philip: Celebrating Ninety Years

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

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

The Royal Wedding Dress: A Story of Great British Design

Saturday, 23 July 2011 to Monday, 3 October 2011
Buckingham Palace

The Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress takes centre-stage in the Ballroom at Buckingham Palace during the annual Summer Opening. ... Read more about The Royal Wedding Dress: A Story of Great British Design

Royal Fabergé

Saturday, 23 July 2011 to Monday, 3 October 2011
Buckingham Palace

Over 100 masterpieces by Peter Carl Fabergé, the greatest Russian jeweller and goldsmith of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, will go on display in a special exhibition at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace. Royal Fabergé explores how six... Read more about Royal Fabergé

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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