Supplemented! Rundāle Palace’s roof renovation to commence in 2020

Supplemented with new information! Invitation to tender for the renovation of the Palace’s roofing that had been announced at the start of January concluded without results because the only proposal submitted by one applicant did not match the technical specification. Following repeated invitation to tender, it is now certain that the first stage of renovation...

Events in 2020

Please note that during these events access to some exhibition areas may be restricted! 15 February Theatrical evening excursion ‘Fashion Nuances of the Galant Style’ (in Latvian) 16 February Theatrical evening excursion ‘Fashion Nuances of the Galant Style’ (in Latvian) 7 March  Theatrical evening excursion ‘Fashion Nuances of the Galant Style’ (in Latvian) 8 March Theatrical evening excursion ‘Fashion Nuances of the...

10 August – festival ‘Liepāja Summer at Rundāle Palace’

For the second year running, the music festival ‘Liepāja Summer’, organised by Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, will take place not only in Liepāja but also at Rundāle Palace and garden where on 10 August five music events will delight visitors as part of the festival: ‘Chamber Music for Cello with Ivars Bezprozvanovs’ at 16:00 in...

Early Music Festival 2019

On 13 July 2019 annual Early Music Festival shall take place at Rundāle Palace and the French Garden. On that day both repetitions and concerts shall take place at White Hall and Golden Hall, therefore the set of state rooms for festivities will not be open to visitors of the museum. The Short Route ticket...

The strengthening of European cultural connections

On 30th April students from the Basque Country in Spain visited Rundāle Palace as part of the Premio Renacimiento & Romanesque European Cultural Route XXI (Renaissance & Romanesque Award European Cultural Route XXI) programme to explore and develop the route. The aim of this trip – to prepare a qualitative tourist route that accentuates...

We are proud of our director Imants Lancmanis’s achievements

In an official ceremony at Riga Castle, a day before the centenary of the Republic of Latvia, the highest state decorations for significant personal contribution to Latvia were conferred upon several individuals. The Director of Rundāle Palace Museum and art historian Imants Lancmanis was bestowed the Cross of Recognition (First Class Order) and appointed...

From January 2, 2019 Laura Lūse will be the new director of the Museum

In an open competition for the post of the Director of Rundāle Palace Museum the tender commission appointed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia nominated Dr Laura Lūse as the most suitable candidate amongst 16 applicants. ‘The commission positively appraised Laura Lūse’s professional knowledge and experience, including her work on the...

Palace visiting restriction 2018

Dear visitors to the Rundale Palace Museum! We would like to inform you that the estate of Rundāle Palace Museum will be used as a movie set for the feature film ‘CTG’ by New Pictures (UK) from 24 September until 5 October 2018. From 19 September, there are likely to be modifications to permanent exhibition displays...

Festival “Liepāja Summer at Rundāle Palace”

The festival "Liepājas vasara" organized by Liepāja Symphony Orchestra this year shall for the first time take place also outside Liepāja – in Rundāle Palace and at the French Garden with five musical events to enjoy on 11 August: 4:00 PM at the Golden Hall – “The Golden Sounds – French Horns in the Palace”...

Early Music Festival 2018

On 14 July 2018 annual Early Music Festival shall take place at Rundāle Palace and the French Garden. On that day both repetitions and concerts shall take place at White Hall and Golden Hall, therefore the set of state rooms for festivities will not be open to visitors of the museum. The Short Route ticket...

Restoration of yet two more sarcophagi

On 2 July at the Vault of Dukes of Courland in Jelgava Palace two burials holding remains of Princes of Courland Vladislav Ludwig Friedrich (1647-1648) and Leopold Karl (1693-1697) that were restored this year were consecrated. Comprehensive preservation of the Vault of Dukes is a pursuit of employees of Rundāle Palace Museum for more than...

Church art exhibition

The Palace stables have already been used for exhibiting some of the Museum’s sacral art collection, including an altar and a pulpit from Lestene Church, although the latter has since been returned to its original location in the church. Now the stables feature a new exhibition of sacral art from the 17th and early...