From reopening and until 13th June 2021, the Palace of Versailles will be presenting the first major monographic exhibition dedicated to the work of Hyacinthe Rigaud. This most famous portraitist of the Sun King dominated portraiture for nearly a century and set new codes in the discipline.
A digital discovery
After Singapore in 2019, the next stop on the tour of the “Virtually Versailles” digital exhibition will be Shanghai’s Xitiandi Style Mall. The event will take place from 28 February to 31 May 2021 and will offer an immersive journey into the world of the Palace, its décor, collections and gardens.
Life of the estate
More than forty years after its last major restoration, the Royal Chapel is requiring an urgent intervention on the roof timbers, the roof and decorative lead work, the statues and the window frames and stained glass. Follow the live of the restoration of this architectural masterpiece.
Through our new partnership with the French American Cultural Foundation, American citizens can easily support the Palace of Versailles. During these difficult times, the Palace needs your support more than ever. Discover more on this Foundation.
LIFE ON THE ESTATE
The Palace of Versailles invited electronic music composer Thylacine to spend a day and three nights recording in full immersion to the sounds of Versailles: clock movements, harpsichords, locks, creaking floors… a variety of sounds were picked out to compose “Versailles”, a new and original piece of music, available to listen to from 4 July 2019.
Building the Palace of your dreams!
Discover the Palace from home
A “green lung” just 16 kilometres from Paris, the estate managed by the Public Institution of the Palace of Versailles draws a great many nature lovers and sports enthusiasts every day. Make the most of this exceptional natural heritage on your own or with friends, as a family or a club.
The Palace of Versailles is offering a virtual reality experience with the application “Experience Versailles”, created with Fondation Orange, which allows visitors to relive the visit by the Ambassador of Siam to the Court of Louis XIV in 1686 and the Yew Ball held by Louis XV.
Live the 3D experience
The exhibition Versailles Revival 1867-1937 traces a astonishing moment in the history of art when Versailles takes its place among the literary, painting and music. Discover or rediscover the exhibition with the 360 ° virtual tour.