The Queen's House

The Queen's House Inigo Jones’s architectural masterpiece was the first of its kind in Britain. For over 400 years it’s been home to beautiful art and pioneering design.
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Royal Museums Greenwich
18/03/2019

Royal Museums Greenwich

On 18 March 1554, Mary I imprisoned Princess Elizabeth in the Tower of London on suspicion of being involved in Wyatt's Protestant rebellion against her.

Discover the story: http://bit.ly/Becoming-Queen

Elizabeth I in film and TV
04/02/2019
Elizabeth I in film and TV

Elizabeth I in film and TV

All sorts of incredible actors have taken on the role from Glenda Jackson to Judi Dench and now, with the release of Mary, Queen of Scots, Margot Robbie. But how exactly do these films represent her?

Royal Museums Greenwich
04/12/2018

Royal Museums Greenwich

What’s your favourite #ArtFunded work of the year?

Art Fund are looking for the public’s favourite work of art – and we are very excited that Ship of Fools by Kehinde Wiley is on the shortlist 🎉

Vote now for a chance to win a Lifetime National Art Pass: http://bit.ly/ArtFundVote

03/12/2018
Royal Museums Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich

Discover how technology brought Mat Collishaw's radical new artwork to life.

Watch the full film: rmg.co.uk/matcollishaw

Royal Museums Greenwich
28/11/2018

Royal Museums Greenwich

Did you know that Queen Elizabeth I didn't like posing for portraits and probably only posed for about five in her lifetime?

Mat Collishaw reflects on the masks Elizabeth I wore all her life: http://bit.ly/BehindTheMask-QH

22/11/2018
Royal Museums Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich

Discover the painstaking processes that brought Mat Collishaw's radical new artwork to life. We reveal the true face of Queen Elizabeth I.

Watch the full film: rmg.co.uk/matcollishaw

19/11/2018
Royal Museums Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich

What did Elizabeth I really look like? 👑

To capture the Queen in a realistic light, Mat Collishaw explored beneath the makeup. Watch the full film: rmg.co.uk/matcollishaw

12/11/2018
Royal Museums Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich

‘A mask that reveals the truth’ - See Elizabeth I bought to life by Mat Collishaw’s radical new artwork.

Watch the film film: rmg.co.uk/matcollishaw

Royal Museums Greenwich
02/03/2018

Royal Museums Greenwich

Nearly 400 years ago today, Anne of Denmark, wife and mother of English kings, passed away. She was an important patron of the arts and commissioned our very own Queen's House.

Thanks Anne!

See Anne's portrait on display at the Queen's House: https://www.rmg.co.uk/queens-house

14/02/2018
Royal Museums Greenwich

Happy Valentine's Day! We're celebrating Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, who got married on Valentine's Day in 1613.

Join Curator Sue Prichard for a special Valentine’s day tour of artwork at The Queen’s House.

Sue will be talking about the story of Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia otherwise known as the ‘Winter Queen’. Discover the romantic Valentine’s day marriage and brave life of the daughter of James I, a hidden figure of British history.

06/02/2018
Royal Museums Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich

We're celebrating LGBT History Month by looking at the relationship between Queen Anne and her favourite Sarah Churchill.

The Great Hall ceiling of the Queen's House used to be filled with painted panels that Queen Anne gifted to Sarah Churchill. We look at how this relationship changed the space of the Queen's House forever.

Read more about LGBT History Month: http://bit.ly/LGBT--18

Royal Museums Greenwich
20/12/2017

Royal Museums Greenwich

Woman Crush Wednesday

While past historians have dismissed and belittled Anna of Denmark, wife to James I, a new wave of thinking describes her as an able politician and important patron of the arts.

She commissioned the Queen’s House, the first classical building in England where her portrait now hangs.
http://www.rmg.co.uk/queens-house

Royal Museums Greenwich
15/11/2017

Royal Museums Greenwich

This week we are celebrating Elizabeth I's ascent to the throne in 1558 by exploring her rise, reign and reputation.

http://bit.ly/Elizabeth-I #WomanCrushWednesday

13/10/2017
Royal Museums Greenwich

The beautifully restored Armada Portrait is back on display after months of careful conservation work.
Curator of the Queen's House, Christine Riding, talks us through the magnificent painting.
See it for free: www.rmg.co.uk/armada

After months of careful conservation our iconic Armada Portrait has returned to display.
Christine Riding, Curator of the Queen's House, talks about the magnificent painting. See it for free: www.rmg.co.uk/armada

06/09/2017
Royal Museums Greenwich

David Starkey talks to us live, following his lecture on Henry VIII and the English Reformation.
This kicks off our Tudor lecture series, see the other fascinating talks: http://bit.ly/HenryVIIITQH

David Starkey talks to us live from The Queen's House ahead of his lecture on Henry VIII and the English Reformation.

This kicks off our Tudor Lecture Series. See the other fascinating talks happening throughout September: http://bit.ly/HenryVIIITQH

28/07/2017
Royal Museums Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich

Recently saved for the nation, this iconic portrait of Elizabeth I commemorates the most famous conflict of her reign – the failed invasion of England by the Spanish Armada in summer 1588.

An outstanding historical document and an iconic image of female power, the Armada Portrait is currently undergoing conservation work to preserve its fragile painted surfaces which are over 400 years old.

Discover more about this iconic portrait: http://bit.ly/TheArmadaPortrait

Welcome to the Queen's House! Inigo Jones's architectural masterpiece, we've been home to beautiful art and pioneering d...
13/07/2017

Welcome to the Queen's House!
Inigo Jones's architectural masterpiece, we've been home to beautiful art and pioneering design for over 400 years.
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The Queen's House, Romney Road, Greenwich
London
SE109NF

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