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March, 2017

Heures italiennes: La peinture de la Renaissance italienne conservée en Picardie

March 24, 2017 - July 2, 2017

The Domaine de Chantilly is proud partake in an unprecedented cooperation between several museums aimed at emphasizing the superb collections in the Picardy region located just north of Paris. Picardy is home to 500 major works of Italian art from the 14th to 18th centuries. However, due to their dispersion amongst various museums and historic sites, these superior ensembles have been overlooked and understudied. In order to fully recognize their pivotal role in Italian art, the Domaine de Chantilly instigated a partnership…

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Bellini, Michel-Ange, Le Parmesan. L’épanouissement du dessin à la Renaissance

March 24, 2017 - August 20, 2017

In spring 2017, the Domaine de Chantilly will present forty-five beautiful drawings from 16th-century Italy, selected from the core of the Duke’s bequest. This exhibition will showcase outstanding creations by talented artists from northern and central Italy including Giovanni Bellini, Domenico Campagnola, Tintoretto, Parmigianino, Fra Bartolommeo, and Michelangelo. It will feature a range of genres in which these masters excelled, from portraits and landscapes to religious and mythological scenes. This show will complement the “Italian Hours” painting exhibition, which will…

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September, 2017

Dessins de Nicolas Poussin à Chantilly

September 4, 2017 - January 7, 2018

“Dessins de Nicolas Poussin” (“Drawings by Nicolas Poussin”) will represent different periods, subjects, and techniques from throughout the career of Nicolas Poussin and draws solely from Chantilly’s own impressive holding.

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Le Massacre des Innocents de Nicolas Poussin. Poussin Picasso Bacon

September 11, 2017 - January 7, 2018

This exhibition is the result of an unprecedented collaboration between eminent specialists, including Pierre Rosenberg (former President-Director of the Louvre), Laurent Le Bon (Director of the Picasso Museum in Paris), and Chantilly’s own Nicole Garnier. In addition to the recently restored centerpiece and other works from Chantilly’s collection, the exhibition will feature some exceptional loans, such as Guido Reni’s painting of the same subject (Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna), Picasso’s The Charnel House (Museum of Modern Art, New York), and Bacon’s Head…

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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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