Capitoline Museums

by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/31/2017 - 00:00
A controversial pope, Alexander VI, a.k.a. Rodrigo Borgia; a fine and beautiful lady, Giulia Farnese; a brilliant artist of the Renaissance, Pintoricchio. They…
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/26/2017 - 08:00
Leonardo da Vinci’s precious Codex on the Flight of Birds is on display in Rome for the first time in its history, as part of the exhibition “Leonardo e il…
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 06/23/2015 - 06:25
If you’re in Rome this summer, don’t miss the rare chance to admire Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic self-portrait, for the first time on display at the Capitoline…
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/27/2015 - 09:29
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 02:30
[Image: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, "Flight into Egypt", 1725-1735.] Considered one of the greatest artists of 18th century Europe and the first master of the…
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 05/27/2014 - 06:40
An extraordinary exhibition to mark the 450th anniversary of Michelangelo’s death – 18 February 1564 – is opening today in Rome at the Musei Capitolini,…
by Gabi Logan | Wed, 08/22/2012 - 19:24
Rome's Capitoline Museums are letting the fourth-century-B.C. sculpture "Lion Attacking a Horse" out on loan to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Malibu, California…