The Queen's Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse showcases changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection. Current exhibition - "Maria Merian's Butterflies"
Maria Merian's Butterflies
Friday, 17 March 2017 to Sunday, 23 July 2017
Maria Merian’s Butterflies tells the artist’s extraordinary story through over 50 of her works acquired by George III and now in the Royal Collection. Many are luxury versions of the plates from her famous publication on the insects of Suriname, the Metamorphosis, partially printed and partially hand-painted on to vellum by Merian herself.
Shadows of War: Roger Fenton's Photographs of the Crimea, 1855
Friday 4 August to Sunday 26 November 2017
Roger Fenton arrived in the Crimea several months after the major battles of Alma, Inkerman and Balaklava in 1854. This exhibition presents Fenton’s powerful photographs and demonstrates his extraordinary genius in capturing the futility of conflict.
The Queen's Gallery is open daily.
Combined Visit: Palace and Gallery