Where: The Kleiner Schlosshoff
The Kleiner Schlosshoff is the inner courtyard of the royal palace in Dresden’s old city and a part of the Dresden Royal Museum Collection.
In the heart of the city centre, the Residenzschloss Dresden (Dresden Royal Palace) is historically the original centre of the Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden State Art Collections).
Destroyed in the Second World War, the royal palace is currently being rebuilt as a Palace of the Arts and Sciences.
From 1723 to 1730, August the Strong had a number of rooms constructed to represent his wealth and power as the ruling monarch. The full experience of this late baroque synthesis of the arts is once again available to visitors of . The royal palace is now considered a prime destination for art-lovers from around the world.
When the royal palace is finished, Germany will have gained a museum complex which commemorates past glory on a historical site. Saxon and European history come to life in this historical museum of art.
For more information, please see the following website: http://www.skd.museum/en/museums-institutions/index.html
For a preview of the new galleries, please see this website: http://www.skd.museum/en/museums-institutions/residenzschloss/gruenes-gewoelbe/neues-gruenes-gewoelbe/index.html
Who: Guests will be invited to enter the new galleries to view the treasures of the royal family - including extensive collections of August the Strong - prior to a 3 course dinner in the courtyard.
When: Friday, September 9, 2011 - 18:00 - 20:00