Category: Exhibitions

Exhibition: The century of Juliana
Exhibitions, Travel

Exhibition: The century of Juliana

In September 2023 it will be 75 years ago that Queen Juliana was inaugurated as the monarch of the Netherlands. Her eldest daughter, Princess Beatrix, on Thursday 13 October 2022 opened an exhibition in the Nieuwe Kerk (new church) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands: “De eeuw van Juliana” (The century of Juliana). It was here that […]

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Royal embroidery – The new curtains of Queen Máxima
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Royal embroidery – The new curtains of Queen Máxima

On 30 November 2022 Queen Máxima of the Netherlands opened a rather special exhibition at the TextielMuseum in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Not only did she unveil the new curtains for the Chinese Room of her residence Palace Huis ten Bosch, she also participated in creating these curtains herself. After a three-year-renovation the Queen, her husband […]

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Celebrate! A colourful exhibition in Leeuwarden
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Celebrate! A colourful exhibition in Leeuwarden

Early November I headed for Leeuwarden to see two exhibitions. “Vrijheid, Vetes, Vagevuur” (Freedom, Feuds, Purgatory) at the Fries Museum has several references to nobility, but isn’t specifically about nobles or royals. It deals with the lost world of Tota Frisia in the full and late Middle Ages, when the Frisians were still free people […]

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Current and future exhibitions
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Current and future exhibitions

Last updated: 7 November 2022 This list contains temporarily noble and royal exhibitions all over the world. If you hear about an exhibition that is not yet listed, let me know. Australia Summer 2023 – The Australian Museum, SydneyRamses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs Austria 2 December 2022 – 7 January 2024Lower […]

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Crown Princesses at the Koldinghus Photo: Jens Peter Engedal / Kongernes Samling
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Crown Princesses at the Koldinghus

When going through my articles of the past months, I noticed I have forgotten to tell you about the wonderful exhibition “Mary & Kronprinsesserne” (Mary & the Crown Princesses) that can be visited at the Koldinghus in Kolding, Denmark, until 30 December 2022. The exhibition was opened by Crown Princess Mary herself, accompanied by Crown […]

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A Queen’s Jewellery Box
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A Queen’s Jewellery Box

If there is one thing you should see at the moment when visiting Copenhagen, Denmark, these days, it certainly is the exhibition “A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery” at the Amalienborg Museum in Christian VIII’s Palace. The exhibition opened in January 2022 and can be visited until 23 October […]

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Crown Princess Mary 1972-2022 at Frederiksborg
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Crown Princess Mary 1972-2022 at Frederiksborg

The exhibition “H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary 1972-2022” in the Great Hall at the Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød, Denmark, already opened on 4 February 2022 and will only be on display until 31 August 2022. Description The exhibition on the occasion of the 50th birthday of Crown Princess Mary of Denmark […]

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Ship ahoy! 90 years Dannebrog
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Ship ahoy! 90 years Dannebrog

Of all the royal exhibitions this year, “DANNEBROG – Kongeskib i 90 år” (DANNEBROG – A Royal Yacht turns 90) at the M/S Museet for Søfart (Maritime Museum of Denmark) probably got the least publicity. Unfortunately, as it is really worth a visit. And even more so, it is just a few steps away from […]

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The King’s daughter – Leonora Christina
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The King’s daughter – Leonora Christina

Exhibition Until 7 August 2022 a small but interesting exhibition can be visited at Frederiksborg Castle about a Danish king’s daughter: “Leonora Christina 400 years – a voice of Danish history”. You can find it near the castle shop on the ground floor. Most portraits painted during her lifetime are in the possession of the […]

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Tiaras and portraits at Sotheby’s
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Tiaras and portraits at Sotheby’s

All photos by a friend of mine (with mobile phone) Both exhibitions that auction house Sotheby’s in New Bond Street, London, organised on the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom were a huge surprise. Unfortunately it was impossible for me to travel to London for it, but several […]

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