ARRE conference at the Royal Łazienki
Several dozen experts from Austria, Denmark, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Sweden, Russia, Hungary, Italy, China and Poland took part in a meeting of the Association of European Royal Residences ARRE, which was held at the Royal Łazienki Museum from 21 to 22 September 2017.
If you would like to share your memories from the Royal Łazienki and show to others romantic moments you spent here, consider taking part in our photography contest. We welcome submissions of new pictures as well as of images already existing in your photo albums – pictures which emanate ambience and warmth.
Prince William and Duchess Kate on reception in Royal Łazienki
During their first official visit to Poland, the Prince and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Royal Łazienki. On 17 July 2017, a reception was held at the Old Orangery to celebrate the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.
The oldest trees of the Royal Łazienki
European ash, which grows in the Romantic Garden near the Belvedere Pond, is likely the oldest tree in the Royal Łazienki. Its age is estimated at 200 years. The European larch and pedunculate oak trees are equally ancient.
Art pieces from Royal Łazienki on exhibition in Vienna
Exhibits from four Polish museums, including the Royal Łazienki, are displayed in the Austrian Belvedere Museum in Vienna, at an exhibition devoted to King John III Sobieski. The exhibition is a tribute to the Polish ruler, who left a profound mark on the history of Vienna.
2017 Chopin Concerts. Recitals every Sunday
Feel invited to the 58th Season of Chopin Concerts in the Royal Łazienki. Recitals at the foot of the Monument to Chopin will be held every Sunday at 12.00 and 16.00. Hear pianists of worldwide renown, including outstanding musicians of the younger generation.
Cinema in the Royal Łazienki. My Nikifor, Goya's Ghosts, Great Expectations
We invite visitors to free admission film screenings, which will take place in the Amphitheatre in July, August and September. Eight popular films from European and American cinematography will be featured.
3rd Festival of Baroque Operas. Shows and concerts
Polish premiere of Antonio Vivaldi’s opera "Farnace", a staging of the "Semiramide riconosciuta" opera by Neapolitan composer Leonardo Vinci and concerts featuring music of the most outstanding masters of the European Baroque will be the main attractions of the 3rd Dramma per Musica Festival of Baroque Operas held at the Royal Łazienki between 2 and 17 September 2017.
Admission free presentations in the Moulding Shop. Feel like a court artist
During the holidays, you may enjoy presentations on how plaster casts are made in the Royal Moulding Shop. Our educators will reveal to the participants the secrets of the craft of an 18th century artist and explain why plaster casts were as popular as they were in the collection of Stanisław August.
Exhibition of one painting. See the masterpiece ‘Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus’
From 1 May to 30 July 2017, in the Palace on the Isle, visitors are invited to contemplate ‘Ariadne Abandoned by Theseus’, a masterpiece by Angelica Kauffmann, one of the most prominent painters of the 18th century. The painting comes from the Old Masters Picture Gallery in Dresden, home to one of the largest collections of European painting art in the world.
#PalaceDay. Free visits to the Royal Łazienki
Take the opportunity to visit the Royal Łazienki for free on 19 July. The event is organised on the occasion of the #PalaceDay, celebrated in Europe on that day. It is a social media campaign promoted by the Association of European Royal Residences (ARRE), during which visitors are encouraged to share on the Internet their memories from visits to European museums.
Sphere of Silence Festival
We invite visitors to the international Sphere of Silence Festival. On Saturdays in July, more than 100 concerts will take place on the open-air garden stages in the Royal Łazienki. The featured bands will include Caravana Banda, Tęgie Chłopy, Duan i Treblers and TangoPuro. Admission to all events is free.
Weather breakdown. Be particularly careful in the garden
Heavy rain and strong wing, occurring recently, may be dangerous. In such weather conditions you should avoid walking along forested paths of the Łazienki gardens.
UNESCO Young Professionals Forum in the Royal Łazienki
Tens of experts on heritage protection participated in workshops which took place on 28 June 2017 in the Royal Łazienki. The Youth Forum discussed how historical gardens are maintained, and talked about the conservation of exhibits from the Royal Sculpture Gallery in the Old Orangery. To commemorate the event, an oak was planted in the Romantic Garden.
Angelica Kauffmann in Stanisław August’s Gallery
One of the most outstanding painters of the 18th century, admired in European capitals, has earned the name of the "Female Raphael of Art". Emperors and kings, including Stanisław August, were among her clients. Two paintings by the famous Swiss artist were part of his collection.
The wife of the President of Singapore in the Royal Łazienki Museum
Mary Chee Bee Kiang, who accompanied the President of Singapore during his official visit to Poland, visited the Royal Łazienki on 23 May 2017.
#Klasa rysunkowa drawing class. Art workshops for youth aged 10-15
Are your notebooks filled with lines, zigzags and patterns? Do you find it impossible to fall asleep until you draw something? If your answer to the above questions is "yes", attending our drawing course will be a great opportunity for you to develop art skills.
The Night of Museums in the Royal Łazienki
Visitors are invited to the Royal Łazienki for the Night of Museums on 20 May 2017. During several evening hours, it will be possible to see the Royal Łazienki in an interesting, nocturnal perspective. Numerous attractions await visitors, including a concert by the Motion Trio band.
Baptism of the Royal tulip
"Royal Łazienki" – it is the name of the new tulip cultivated in the Netherlands for the Royal Łazienki, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official baptism took place on 12 May 2017 in the Palace on the Isle.