Museums

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/17/2021 - 05:39
As the name implies, a ‘house museum’ is a house transformed into a museum. The house or building in question may have been the home of notable people, a noble…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 08/25/2021 - 08:20
Fellini fans, take note: the world’s largest museum devoted to the life and work of the acclaimed Italian director opened in his hometown of Rimini last week…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 07/28/2021 - 04:45
The Church of San Gennaro at the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte has reopened to the public after 50 years, and it promises to be quite the unusual…
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by Magda Lauer | Tue, 07/06/2021 - 13:06
Back to the Future or Have We Arrived? The From Home to the Universe and Back project has come to its completion with the reopening of apartment 39B on Via…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/01/2021 - 03:35
The ‘Uffizi Diffusi’ project is set to debut with five temporary exhibitions that will feature artworks from the Uffizi Galleries on display in various towns…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/12/2021 - 03:39
After a two-month closure, the Uffizi Galleries in Florence reopened to the public on May 4, with 13 new rooms devoted to 16th-century art, holding 129…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/14/2021 - 03:16
If today you are still able to admire the original colors that Michelangelo painted for his absolute masterpieces, the Sistine Chapel’s vaulted ceiling and The…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/17/2021 - 01:26
Italy’s most famous museum, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, is planning on launching a new program, called ‘Uffizi Diffusi’ (or ‘scattered’ Uffizi), in which…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/10/2021 - 03:24
The burial place of Emperor Octavian Augustus, the first Roman emperor whose mausoleum is a symbol of the architectural magnificence of ancient Rome, has…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/21/2021 - 05:19
Italy’s museums are starting to reopen in ‘yellow zone’ regions, those considered to be at lower contagion risk. At the time of writing, these are Tuscany,…