Exhibition of One Painting. "Portrait of a Patrician Family"
From 4 August to 30 November 2017, the Exhibition of One Painting will feature a masterpiece, "Portrait of a Patrician Family" by Abraham van den Tempel. The painting comes from the collection of Hamburger Kunsthalle, one of the largest public art museums in Germany.
First artistic season of the Polish Royal Opera
Requiem in D minor by W. A. Mozart, performed in the Archcathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist, will inaugurate the artistic season of the Polish Chamber Opera on 2 November 2017 r. A day later, the first stage premiere of "Dziady – Widma" (Forefathers’ Eve – Phantoms) will be performed in the Royal Theatre of the Royal Łazienki.
Exhibition of paintings from the Kościuszko Foundation
On 19 October 2017, at the Palace on the Isle – with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Culture, Piotr Gliński – the exhibition of one painting was opened, featuring works from the Kościuszko Foundation in New York.
The exhibition of the "Portrait of Margherita Gonzaga". See the famous work of art credited to Rubens
Dated to early 17th century, and only once shown publicly, the "Portrait of Margherita Gonzaga" will be on display at the Royal Łazienki. The work is credited to Peter Paul Rubens, one of the greatest artists of the Baroque era. There is a legend associated with the painting, which has been passed orally on to its successive owners.
General Mannerheim and Polish-Finnish Relations. A research conference
Polish and Finnish path to freedom, threats from the Bolshevik Russia and Nazi Gernamny, and the fate of Marshal GustafMannerheim – these will be the main topics of the research conference to be attended by outstanding historians and international experts. We invite you to the Palace on the Isle on 16 October 2017. Entry is free.
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.
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.