One hundred years after the French Revolution and at the dawn of the Belle Epoque, a remarkable sense of fondness, nostalgia, curiosity and enthusiasm developed around Versailles in its Ancien Régime persona.
Marie Leszczynska, An Unknown queen
Exhibition from 4 May to 4 August 2019
From the time when Louis XIV established himself at Versailles to Louis-Philippe’s ultimate transformation of the palace into a museum in 1837, the royal residence was essentially a “permanent building site”.
16 April - 21 July 2019
The Palace of Versailles shines the light on the exceptional destiny of Madame de Maintenon, who was born in a prison but went on to become the wife of the world’s most powerful king.
Versailles – Visible / Invisible
Dove Allouche, Nan Goldin, Martin Parr, Eric Poitevin, Viviane Sassen19 November 2019 - 15 March 2020
From 14 May to 20 October 2019
For its twelfth contemporary art event, the Palace of Versailles invites 5 photographers from around the world to the Estate of Trianon, from 14 May 2019 to 20 October 2019.