Vatican Museums

BAROQUE: THE AGE OF ART BLOOMING IN ROME

BAROQUE: THE AGE OF ART BLOOMING IN ROME

Until July 26th Rome hosts a gigantic and “multi-venue” exhibition entirely focused on Baroque, the artistic style which still chracterizes most of the architectural features of the Eternal City. The exhibition shows the evolution of Baroque art from its birth (first two decades of the Seventeenth century) to its highest…

SEE THE SISTINE CHAPEL IN A NEW LIGHT

A brand new lighting and air-conditioning system has been recently installed in the Sistine Chapel. Such an intervention scores multiple goals at one time: to improve the frescoes’ visibility (the highest possible brightness and hues definition guaranteed), to optimize energy consumption and consequently to save money. Each and every LED…