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July, 2018

Fantaisies Equestres

July 25, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Embark on a magical journey under the dome of the Great Stables.

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August, 2018

Triathlon at Château de Chantilly

August 25, 2018 - August 26, 2018

The Castle Triathlon Series is returning to Chantilly for the fifth year from August 25th-26th. Over 5,000 contestants are expected to participate in the race on the Chateau's majestic grounds. The 2.5 km canal will be the site of the swimming portion of the triathlon, followed by the cycling component through the Forêt de Chantilly, and ending with contestants running through surrounding woods, the hippodrome race course, and the Chateau gardens.

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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

Chantilly Autumn Flower Show

October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018

The semi-annual autumn edition of the Chantilly Flower Show is going to be held October 19th-21st. The theme is the same as the spring edition of the Flower Show, which is "Chantilly Favorites" with exhibitors showcasing their favorite plant.

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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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December, 2018

Le Songe d’une nuit d’hiver

December 1, 2018 - January 6, 2019

A loosely inspired adaptation of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, an enchanting show for the entire family to enjoy.

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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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Reopening of the private apartments of the Duke and the Duchess d’Aumale

February 23, 2019

After a two year restoration, the private apartments of the Duke and Duchess d'Aumale will reopen to the public on February 23, 2019. These rooms were designed between 1845 and 1847 by Eugène Lami, a skilled painter and decorator originally hired by King Louis-Philippe. The galleries at Chantilly are the only décor of the July Monarchy (1830-1848) that are entirely preserved in France. (The apartments are accessible through guided tours only). This restoration effort is supported by Friends of the…

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March, 2019

Nature

March 31, 2019 - June 30, 2019

The Great Stables’ equestrian team’s newest show tells the story of the timeless connection between Man and Nature in twelve scenes, a new take on the Four Seasons.

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