Four new rooms to be opened on the 281th anniversary of the Palace

Noticeable changes await visitors of Rundāle Palace – outstanding acquisitions forming part of the main exhibition and four reconstructed display rooms that will be open from 25 May. Two of the aforementioned – in the private apartments of the duke. Authentic 18th century sitz-bath and other peculiar household items are on display in the...

Getting ready for the Garden Festival

On 1 July Garden Festival will once again be held at the park of Rundāle Palace. This year's theme of the Festival shall be hunting. Traditional activities – festive shows, concerts, fairs, creative workshops, orientation game – shall be supplemented by corresponding novelties: parade of hunting dogs, dog skill and elk calling demonstrations. 10 600 bulbous...

Potpourri vase acquired for donations

Foundation Rundāles Pils Atbalsta Fonds receives donations also from Latvian entrepreneurs. Part of the funds is apportioned to restoration of the Palace, another part – for acquisition of art objects. We are delighted to announce that at the end of 2016 Museum from the auction Fine European Ceramics held by auction house Bonhams successfully acquired...

Shaping of common lime crowns

Between 13 March and 3 May the crowns of the common lime-trees are shaped to fit the general image of the baroque-style French garden. Arborists from SIA Labie koki have undertaken to form globe-shaped crowns for 656 limes. Crown shaping involves also removal of deadwood and damaged branches thus facilitating formation of evenly distributed...

More beauty at the Oval porcelain room

The most valuable portion of the Rundāle Palace Museum porcelain collection are Far East Asian vases. 17th - 19th century Chinese and Japanese vases of a size and appearance consistent with the premises are displayed in two porcelain rooms – besides the Gold Hall and the White Hall.  Taking into account the symmetry considerations...

2016. gada pasākumu plāns

RUNDĀLES PILS 280 JANVĀRIS 16.01. Rundāles novada atklātais amatieru čempionāts hokejā Jauniešu biedrība "Mums Pieder Pasaule" organizē hokeja čempionātu uz Rundāles pils dīķa. Sīkāka informācija un pieteikšanās https://www.facebook.com/mumspiederpasaule vai http://www.draugiem.lv/mpp/ FEBRUĀRIS 20.02. Liepājas Simfoniskā orķestra koncerts “Aurēlija Šimkus un Vīnes klasika” plkst. 18:00 Baltajā zālē Biļetes iespējams iegādāties Biļešu paradīzes tirdzniecības vietās visā Latvijā un koncerta dienā pilī. Papildus informācija...

Garden Festival 2016

Rundāle Palace is preparing for the 10th anniversary of the Garden Festival On 2 July 2016, at the peak of the summer and rose season, Rundāle Palace will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Garden Festival. Over the last 10 years, the festival has covered several themes. The first festival in 2007 was devoted to...

Invitation to participate in the survey

The Client Services Department of the Rundāle Palace Museum is undertaking a study to assess whether visitors are satisfied with services available at the Museum. You are kindly asked to give us your opinion about our exhibitions, tours, dining facilities and other services and make suggestions for improvements. The questionnaire is available in Latvian,...

Garden Festival 2015

On 27 June 2015 we will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the rose garden in the Rundāle Palace Garden Festival. It will mark exactly ten years since the first work was carried out in the rose garden. These years have demonstrated the professionalism and abilities of the museum specialists of Rundāle Palace, who have...

List of events 2015

CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN RUNDĀLE PALACE IN 2015 MARCH 07.03. Concert “150 to Richard Strauss” at 17:00 in the White Hall. Tickets can be purchased at “Biļešu paradīze” ticket outlets throughout Latvia, and at the Palace on the day of the concert. Additional information: www.lso.lv. 26.03. Educational lecture “Restoration of Textiles” at 13:00. An educational lecture on the restoration...

Attention

Dear visitors, From 18 February to 6 March 2015 Rundāle Palace will be used as a film set for BBC drama War and Peace based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. During this period interiors of the palace may be rearranged for filming and access to some rooms may be temporarily restricted. We are sorry for any...

BEETHOVEN AND LIEPĀJA CONCERTO

Concert series “LIEPĀJA'S SOUNDS IN RUNDĀLE PALACE” White hall, 17.00 BEETHOVEN AND LIEPĀJA CONCERTO Soloist: Ilze Zariņa / violin, Participating: Liepāja Symphony Amber Sound Orchestra Conductor: Atvars Lakstīgala Programme: Felix Mendelssohn – Bartoldi - The Hebrides Overture ( „Fingal’s Cave”) Vilnis Šmīdbergs – Liepāja Concerto No.8 for Violin and Orchestra Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No.3 in E flat major, Op.55 Tickets: www.bilesuparadize.lv