Whether a sacred sanctuary, a place for scientific study, a haven for the solitary thinker or a space for pure enjoyment and delight, gardens are where mankind and nature meet. A new exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse explores the many ways in which the garden has been celebrated in art through over 75 paintings, drawings, books, manuscripts and decorative arts from the Royal Collection, including some of the earliest and rarest surviving records of gardens and plants. ... Read more about Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden
To mark the publication of the first major study in over 100 years of the European arms and armour in the Royal Collection, a programme of armour-themed family events will take place at Windsor Castle from Saturday, 30 July 2016 to Sunday, 21 August 2016, including armour demonstrations, dressing-up sessions and art workshops. ... Read more about A new catalogue of arms and armour in the Royal Collection
Dazzling watercolours that brought the wonders of South America to Europe in the early 18th century go on display in a new exhibition opening at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace tomorrow (Friday, 15 April). Telling the extraordinary story of German artist and naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian through the exceptional group of her works in the Royal Collection, Maria Merian’s Butterflies presents some of the finest images of the natural world ever made, including several that go on public display for the first time. ... Read more about New exhibition explores remarkable life and work of 17th-century artist and naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian
The first of three special exhibitions marking the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen, Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe will open at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Thursday, 21 April 2016.
Published by Royal Collection Trust, 12 April 2016
Hardback, 210 x 275 mm, 32 pages, illustrated in full colour throughout
ISBN 978 1 909741 39 3
Royal Collection Trust will publish a new children's book to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen. It has been written by Davide Cali, the well-known author of books for children and young adults. ... Read more about The Birthday Crown
On Saturday, 12 March visitors with disabilities will be offered free admission to Windsor Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh as part of this year's Disabled Access Day.