Case nine wall: Architecture and Ceiling Decoration

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Related Events

Special Screening of A Little Chaos
Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 p.m. Join us for a special sneak preview of A Little Chaos, presented in conjunction with the Garden Theater, located across the street from the Main Gallery. Alan Rickman directs and stars with Kate Winslet in this period piece about two talented landscape artists who become romantically entangled while building a garden in King Louis XIV’s palace at Versailles. Free admission. Reservations required.

Keynote Lecture and Opening Reception
Saturday, February 14, 3:00 p.m. "The Sun King's Garden: André Le Nôtre, Louis XIV, and the Creation of the Gardens of Versailles" will be presented by Ian Thompson in 101 McCormick Hall. A reception follows in the Main Gallery. Free and open to the public.

Concert in the Gallery
Sunday, March 29, 3:00 p.m.
Les Plaisirs de Versailles: Music for the Court of Louis XIV, performed by Les Agréments de musique (Minju Lee, harpsichord, and John Burkhalter, recorders), in the Main Gallery.

Versailles: A German Princess at
the Sun King's Court

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
   A dramatic musical program with Roberta Maxwell playing Elisabeth Charlotte and Paul Hecht as narrator & Saint-Simon with music from the court of Louis XIV by the Dryden Ensemble at the Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary.