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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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My Highs and Lows of 2022
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My Highs and Lows of 2022

On the last day of the year it is time to reflect on 2022. After two years in which Covid-19 played a huge role in the life of people all around the world, 2022 was going to be a lot better, with much less restrictions in many countries. Unfortunately then Russia attacked Ukraine and for […]

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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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One weekend, two exhibitions
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One weekend, two exhibitions

For the second weekend in a row I was travelling. And as I didn’t have a lot of time during the week, the result was: no posts on the blog. Not that there is nothing to write. I just don’t have time. So, what did I do this weekend, Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December […]

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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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Royal News October 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News October 2022

Last modified: 10 November 2022 1 October Thus far the British royal family has received more than 50.000 messages of condolence following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. A poll commissioned by the pro-republican association “Republiek” shows that only 51 percent of the Dutch think The Netherlands should remain a monarchy. The […]

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Dutch photosession in Amsterdam Copyright: RVD
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Dutch photosession in Amsterdam

On Friday afternoon 4 November 2022 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and their three daughters the Princess of Orange (Amalia), Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane posed for photos in the New Church in Amsterdam. At the moment the exhibition “De eeuw van Juliana” (The Century of Juliana) is on display there. For […]

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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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Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary
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Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary

The great advantage of an exhibition like “En Dronningens Smykkeskrin. 50 år på tronen fortalt i smykker” (A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery) is that you can actually tell beforehand which jewelry will be worn at a huge event like the 50th anniversary on the throne of Queen Margrethe […]

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