This section of the website offers an overview of upcoming exhibitions relevant to the field of court studies. The information will also be published in The Court Historian. View past exhibitions:
Ajaccio, Musee Fesch, Caroline Murat, Queen and Collector, Summer 2017.
Amsterdam, Hermitage, 1917. From Romanov to Revolution, 11 February to 17 September 2017.
Berlin, Jagdschloss Grunewald, The Court and the Hunt, a new permanent exhibition.
Cheltenham, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Queen Victoria in Paris, 17 June to 15 October 2017.
Dallas, Museum of Art, Islamic Art from the Keir Collection, from 16 April 2017. A fifteen year loan exhibition, 2000 works assembled by the late Edmund de Unger, including many works commissioned for courts and monarchs, such as books from the library of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II.
Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Maria Merian’s Butterflies, 17 March to 23 July 2017.
Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Shadows of War: Roger Fenton’s Photographs of the Crimea, 1855, 4 August 2017 to January 2018.
Innsbruck, Schlossambras, Ferdinand II: 450 Jahre Tiroler Landesfürst, 15 June to 8 October 2017.
Leicester, New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875–76, 8 July to 29 October 2017.
London, Buckingham Palace, Canaletto and the Art of Venice, 19 May to 12 November 2017.
London, Buckingham Palace, Charles II: Art and Power, 8 December 2017 to 13 May 2018.
London, Kensington Palace, Enlightened Princesses, 22 June to November 2017. On Queen Caroline (of Ansbach); Augusta, Princess of Wales; and Queen Charlotte - info.
London Royal Academy, Charles I, King and Collector, 25 January to 15 April 2018. To celebrate the 250th anniversary of th foundation of the Royal Academy by George III, the exhibition reunites pictures from the legendary collection of Charles I, only 200 (out of a total of 1,200) of which were reacquired by Charles II.
Madrid, Casa de América, Urbanism and architecture of the America of Charles III.
Naples, Archivio di Stato, Napoli e il suo proprio re, Late 2016. Also to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Carlos III.
Neuburg an der Donau, Schloss and Court Church, Princely Power and True Beliefs. Reformation and Counter-Reformation, 15 July to 15 November 2017 see www.fuerstenmacht.de.
Potsdam, Schloss Glienecke, Court Gardeners Museum, a new permanent exhibition on Prussian court gardeners.
Speyer, Historical Museum of the Pfalz, Richard the Lionheart, 17 September 2017 to 15 April 2018. www.loewenherz-ausstellung.de.
Versailles, Grand Trianon, Le Tsar et l’enfant, Pierre le Grand a la cour de Louis XV, 28 May to 24 Septemebr 2017.
Versailles, Chateau de, Les Visiteurs de Versailles, 24 October to 25 February 2018.
Vienna, Hofmobiliendepot and Kaiserliche Wagenburg, Maria Theresia, 15 March to 29 November 2017. To commemorate the 300th anniversary of her birth. There are also exhibitions in the castles of Schloss Hof and Niederweiden. They deal with wars and alliances; reforms; the dynasty; and court life. For further information see www.mariatheresia2017.at.