Royal Exhibitions 2012

If you happen to live or plan on visiting Europe in the coming months there are several fantastic royal exhibits that are about to open in Denmark, Germany and England.

At Rosenborg Slot in Denmark the royal jewels exhibition entitled, Pearls: A Royal Splendor, Modern Design, begins on February 11 – May 28, 2012.  According to the official website for the Royal Danish Collections this exhibit will:

…inform you about what a pearl actually is and introduce you to Akoya, Tahitian, and South Sea pearls. The exhibition provides, on the one hand, cultural historical insight through historical artefacts and ornaments, and on the other shows new, unique, creative ideas for pearl creations. source

For more information please click here.

In Potsdam, Germany there is an exhibit dedicated to the late King Friedrich II entitled, Friedrich der Große.  This exhibition, held at the Neues Palais and Sanssouci Park, begins on April 28 – October 28, 2012.  To learn more about this exhibition please  click here. 

And finally, in Nottinghamshire, England the exhibition, Monarchy: Icons and Imagery of Royalty, will go on display at the Southwell Minster.  The exhibit begins on May 19-June 17, 2012.  Click here for more information. 

Photo courtesy of De Danske Kongers Kronologiske Samling

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Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco Visits Milan, Italy

On January 21, 2012, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco was seen in Milan, Italy shopping with friends.  While the princess was in the lovely city, Prince Albert II of Monaco was in St. Moritz for a brief period then headed on over to Austria to watch Team Monaco compete in the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic games.  You can read more about it here.  

Click here to view photos.