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Current exhibitions

Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer
Friday, 13 November 2015 to Sunday, 14 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Presenting 27 masterpieces from the Royal Collection, the exhibition includes works by Gerrit Dou, Gabriel Metsu, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch, and Johannes Vermeer's 'A Lady at the Virginal with a Gentleman'.

Friday, 13 November 2015 to Sunday, 14 February 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Through the humour of Rowlandson’s drawings and prints, this exhibition examines life at the turn of the 19th century.

Friday, 15 January 2016 to Monday, 28 March 2016
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition showcases 12 portraits of veterans of D-Day, inspired and commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales following his attendance at the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy last year.

Saturday, 13 February 2016 to Sunday, 24 April 2016
Laing Art Gallery [Newcastle]

Throughout 2016, ten of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci in the Royal Collection will travel to four museums and galleries across the United Kingdom and Ireland in a new exhibition.

Saturday, 13 February 2016 to Sunday, 1 January 2017
Windsor Castle

Drawing from the wealth of Shakespeareana in the Royal Library this exhibiton will examine aspects of the playwright's life, work and influence, and celebrate his longstanding connection with Windsor and the royal court.

Future exhibitions

Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer
Friday, 4 March 2016 to Sunday, 24 July 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Presenting 28 masterpieces from the Royal Collection, the exhibition includes works by Gerrit Dou, Gabriel Metsu, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch, and Johannes Vermeer's 'A Lady at the Virginal with a Gentleman'.

Scottish Artists 1750-1900 at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
Friday, 18 March 2016 to Sunday, 9 October 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Scottish Artists brings together paintings, drawings and miniatures collected by monarchs from George III to Queen Victoria.

Friday, 15 April 2016 to Sunday, 9 October 2016
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This exhibition tells the story of artist and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian through her works in the Royal Collection. Over 300 years after they were made, these meticulous works celebrate a woman whose art and story are enduringly popular. 

Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe.
Thursday, 21 April 2016 to Sunday, 8 January 2017

In celebration of The Queen's 90th birthday, three special exhibitions will be staged across each of Her Majesty's official residences during 2016.

Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Friday, 5 August 2016 to Sunday, 19 February 2017
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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 man and nature meet.

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