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Press releases 2017

Waddesdon Imaginarium, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Electric Menagerie, Lauren Booth
Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution
Adam Dant commission, ‘The Mother of Parliaments: Annual Division of Revenue’

Power and Portraiture: painting at the court of Elizabeth I
Creatures & Creations: Art by Platon H and designs by Mary Katrantzou

Press releases 2016

Persuading the King: A Manuscript Petition by Gabriel de Saint-Aubin (1724-1780) >
A Closer Look: Spotlight on French Royal Furniture by Jean-Henri Riesener (1734-1806) >
Kate Malone: Inspired by Waddesdon >
Bountiful Invention: Drawings by Oppenord and Meissonnier >
The Veronica Scanner: Live 3D Portraiture >
Riches of the Earth >
Step this Way: Red Drawing Room opened up >
Christmas at Waddesdon 2016 >

Earlier press releases

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s Renaissance Museum: Treasures from the Smoking Room
Henry Moore: From Paper to Bronze, 100 Drawings, King and Queen, Hill Arches >
‘Lafite’ by Joana Vasconcelos, acquisition >
‘Resistance is Fertile’, Simon Periton >
Beyond All Price, Jane Wildgoose >
Waddesdon at War >
Christmas at Waddesdon 2015 >
Light Art at Waddesdon >

Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel
Edmund de Waal at Waddesdon Press Release

Taking Time: Chardin’s Boy Building a House of Cards and other paintings
Bruce Munro Cantus Arcticus
Fame and Friendship: Pope, Roubiliac, and the Portrait Bust in Eighteenth-Century Britain 
Royal Spectacle: Ceremonial and Festivities at the French Court

The Sunday Telegraph

Waddesdon is the definitive Fancy French plutocratic mansion. Absolutely everything there is the best of the best...

Peter York, Wig out, 12 Jun 2016