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January, 2018

Rembrandt au Musée Condé

January 27, 2018 - June 3, 2018

This exhibition focuses on the Duke d’Aumale’s remarkable collection of Rembrandt engravings. The twenty one engravings (some are attributed to members of Rembrandt’s entourage) on display in the new Gallery of Prints and Drawings have never been previously exhibited to the public.   This exhibition is supported by Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly.

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March, 2018

America! La maison d’Orléans et les Etats-Unis

March 15, 2018 - June 30, 2018

This exhibition focuses on the strong ties over four generations between one of the major European dynasties and the state of Washington spanning from the Revolutionary War to the post-Civil War era. The exhibition is taking place in the Reading Room of the Library. This exhibition is supported by Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly.

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Exposition hommage à Alain Decaux

March 27, 2018 - September 2, 2018

Alain Decaux (1925-2016) was a member of France’s prestigious Académie française and a TV media personality. From 1998 to 2009, he was president of the College of Conservators of Chantilly and very devoted to helping restore Chantilly to its original splendor. This exhibition is taking place in the Galerie de Psyché.

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April, 2018

Alain Decaux de l’Académie française 1925 – 2016

April 2, 2018 - September 2, 2018

Alain Decaux was a member of the prestigious Académie française and a very well-known media figure. He was also a journalist, historian, screenwriter, and TV host. From 1999 to 2009, he was the president of the College of Curators of Chantilly by way of the Institut de France. He played a large part in helping to establish the foundation now in place dedicated to the preservation of Chantilly.

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June, 2018

Peindre les courses – Stubbs, Géricault, Degas

June 16, 2018 - October 14, 2018

For the very first time, Chantilly is organizing an exhibition spotlighting portrayals of horse races in paintings by the artists George Stubbs, Théodore Géricault, and Edgar Degas . The exhibition is featuring about 70 works of art spanning from the end of the eighteenth to the late nineteenth century in the Salle du Jeu de Paume.

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Géricault au Musée Condé

June 16, 2018 - October 14, 2018

In conjunction with the exhibition “Peindre les courses – Stubbs, Géricault, Degas” in the Salle du Jeu de Paume, the Gallery of Prints and Drawings is featuring part of the Duke d'Aumale's collection of stunning Géricault lithographs. Visitors will have the opportunity to view about forty prints and three original drawings by the artist. This exhibition is supported by Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly and Mr. and Mrs. Ludovic de Montille.

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September, 2018

Le domaine de Chantilly face à la guerre (1914 – 1919)

September 15, 2018 - January 7, 2019

Daily life at the Chateau de Chantilly during World War One is the focus of this exhibition. Previously unseen photos and documents from the archives are going to be on display for the first time revealing what it was like at Chantilly during this period, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

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October, 2018

Primitifs de la photographie

October 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019

A presentation of photographs from the Duke d’Aumale’s remarkable collection dating from the second half of the nineteenth century. Among some of the subjects featured in the photographs are views of the Alps by the Braun brothers, news photos by Robert Howlett, and the beginnings of amateur and industrial photography. This exhibition is supported by Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly.

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Le Grand Siècle des Ecrivains

October 30, 2018 - February 18, 2019

This exhibition is highlighting the masters of “classical” style who can be seen in the statues and portraits that adorn the Domaine de Chantilly and showcasing how some texts have become pillars of French literature while others have sunk into oblivion. It also commemorates the 350th anniversary of the first performance of Molière’s Tartuffe at Chantilly. Beautiful 17th century editions are going to be on display in the Reading Room of the Library.

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February, 2019

Eugène Lami, peintre et décorateur de la famille d’Orléans

February 23, 2019 - May 19, 2019

The Domaine de Chantilly is hosting the first exhibition ever dedicated to Eugène Lami (1800-1890), one of the significant artists and interior decorators of the July Monarchy period. Lami originally worked for Louis-Philippe, the Duke d'Aumale's father, as decorator and portraitist and was a talented watercolorist. This exhibition is supported by Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly and Mr. and Mrs. Ludovic de Montille.

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