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.
The official range of china celebrating the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen has gone on sale today. Produced by Royal Collection Trust, each item is made in Stoke-on-Trent using methods and techniques that have remained unchanged for 250 years. From the development of initial designs and creation of individual moulds, to the hand-finishing with 22-carat gold and manufacture of the special packaging, the production process encompasses the skills of over 50 individuals from several factories at the heart of the English Potteries. ... Read more about Official range of china to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen goes on sale