The collection from the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace, widely acknowledged to be the highlight of the Royal art collection will be brought together in a gallery exhibition for the first time. Sixty-five paintings that usually hang in the Queen’s private gallery in Buckingham Palace are set to go on public display at the Queen’s Gallery.
20 July 2019
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria, a special exhibition, ‘Queen Victoria’s Palace’ is launched at this year’s Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace (20 July – 29 September 2019). The display will tell the story of how the young monarch turned an unloved royal residence into the centre of the social, cultural and official life of the country.
The Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace is upon us and this year the featured exhibition in the State Rooms is a special display of more than 200 State visit gifts presented to Her Majesty The Queen, throughout her 65-year reign.
15 May 2017
The British/Ghanaian architect David Adjaye has formally received his Knighthood for his services to architecture as part of the Queen’s biannual honours programme. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge performed the honours at an official Investiture ceremony held at Buckingham Palace.
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, Buckingham Palace will explore the many ways in which the garden has been celebrated in art through over […]
A brand new exhibition celebrating the well-loved toys, treasured family gifts and tiny outfits belonging to nine generations of royal children opens at Buckingham Palace on Saturday, 26 July 2014. This will be the featured exhibition at the annual Summer Opening of the State Rooms. Royal Childhood brings together more than 150 objects relating to […]
The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace is holding a special exhibition of works titled Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen. More than 100 works by Royal Academicians are on display from 1 November. It includes a selection of prints, drawings, and photographs, to works in oil, watercolour and mixed media, the portfolio of works […]
As part of our Ministructures series, artist Lucy Sparrow has made felt versions of London’s landmarks. For each iconic building she stitches, we meet a Londoner connected with it. This week, we talk to Harry Matthew Dodd, 22, student and Director of the Centre of Performing Arts at the University of Westminster. A royalist, huh?‘I think we’re so lucky to have […]
27 July 2013
The Queen has departed from the hottest London summer in seven years for the cooler pastures of Balmoral in Scotland. The Royal Standard has been lowered and this signals the start of tourist season at Buckingham Palace. It is also a chance to mount an interesting curated exhibition which will entice the public to return […]
Tracey Emin has collected her CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in a ceremony held on Friday 7 March. The artist stated; “I think Buckingham Palace is pretty rock ‘n’ roll and quite wild. I haven’t changed what I do to be standing here today. I was the only artist here today and I think […]
Glenn Yehling, an aspiring gingerbread house artist has recreated a model of ‘Buck House’ in honour of the Queens Diamond Jubilee. ‘I wanted to share our families annual holiday tradition of creating something spectacular out of gingerbread. This years global inspiration is the magnificent, Buckingham Palace. Located in the United Kingdom, Buckingham palace has served […]
Something subversive is happening here. 80’s band Madness serenaded the Queen from the rooftop of Buckingham Palace in a showstopper which saw a 1950’s block of council flats projected onto the facade of the grand 18th century building. They than went on to project a row of Muswell Hill, red brick terrace houses and several […]
Face Brition creates portrait of The Queen by The Prince’s Foundation for Children Tonight Buckingham Palace was lit up by thousands of self portraits by children from across the UK which have been projected on to the frontage of the paladian palace to form a montage image of HM The Queen. Launched at 8.30pm by […]
Queen Elizabeth travelled to the Museum of Liverpool yesterday, where she officially opened the museum and met Yoko Ono Yoko Ono was particularly impressed by the Queen’s outfit – a burgundy wool coat and dress by Karl Ludvig with a matching hat by Angela Kelly: ‘I was so amazed. That particular colour – it made […]