Animations for New Exhibition “Richard the Lionheart” at the Historical Museum Speyer
On September 17, 2017 the Historical Museum Speyer opened its doors to a new exhibition on one of Europes most signifcant kings: “Richard Lionheart. King – Knight – Prisoner” . Complex animations of Faber Courtial are part of the exhibit, tracing Richard’s travel route across Europe and conveying a vidid insight into the life of the Middle Ages at cities such as Paris, London, Speyer and Messina.
About the exhibition:
From September 17,2017 until April 15, 2018 the life and impact of King Richard the Lionheart of England are the subject of a major art history and cultural history exhibition at the Historical Museum of the Palatinate in Speyer. For the first time ever, notable objects from England, France and Germany presenting Richard the Lionheart in the European context are on display, such as precious manuscripts, weapons, sculptures and archaeological finds. Central themes of the exhibit are the ruling dynasties of Richard’s day, courtly life and literature, chivalry, the Third Crusade and castle-building.