The Queen's Gallery

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A public art gallery situated inside the grounds of Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s Gallery is home to the Royal Collection of artisanal artefacts, furniture, artworks and trinkets all previously owned by members of the Royal Family.

Located in a former chapel bombed during WWII, the Queen’s Gallery was first opened in 1962 and today has up to 450 priceless pieces on display. Come and marvel at the opulence of the Royals, and witness the incredible skills of the craftspeople working for them.

Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace 17 May 2021 - 31 January 2022
This latest exhibition brings together some of the most important paintings from the actual Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace. The architect, John Nash originally designed the room for George IV to display his collection of Dutch, Flemish and Italian Old Master paintings. Artists represented in the exhibition include Titian, Guercino, Guido Reni, Vermeer, Rembrandt, van Dyck, Rubens, Jan Steen, Claude and Canaletto.

Japan: Courts and Culture 8 April 2022 – 12 March 2023 

For the first time some of the most significant examples of Japanese art and design in the western world will be on display at The Queen's Gallery. You will see rare pieces of porcelain and lacquer, samurai armour, embroidered screens and diplomatic gifts from the reigns of James I through to Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II. This exhibition brings together the story of over 300 years of diplomatic, artistic and cultural exchanges between the British and Japanese royal and imperial families, offering a unique insight into the worlds of ritual, honour and artistry linking the courts and cultures of Britain and Japan.

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