Monthly Archive
for: ‘May, 2012’

Portulan Atlas donated to the Malta Maritime Museum

Atlas Insurance has presented funds to Heritage Malta’s Malta Maritime Museum to acquire to acquire an 18th century Portulan. This Portulan atlas is now the second artefact of its kind found within the National Collection. The Malta Maritime Museum hosted a number of Atlas Insurance employees that toured the museum led by its Curator Liam Gauci. […]

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National Strategy for the Cultural Heritage

Draft for Consultation – May 2012 The Ministry for Tourism, Culture and the Environment launched the consultation process on the draft National Strategy for Cultural Heritage (NSCH). The revised national strategy replaces the 2006 strategy document that came to an end in December 2011. The NSCH shall cover the period 2012 to 2017. The draft […]

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Peasant Costumes: Insights into Rural Life and Society

Heritage Malta inaugurated a display of popular costumes, as interpreted in their right ethnographic and historical context, at the Exhibition Hall within the Ministry for Gozo, Victoria. This exhibition?will run till the end of July. The seven costumes sets exhibited are in the great majority authentic pieces which have been complemented by historically accurate replicas […]

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Lejlet Lapsi – Heritage Malta Museums: programme of events

Lejlet Lapsi – Notte Gozitana 2012 - from the 18th till the 20th of May Experience Gozo’s 7,000 years of history by visiting Heritage Malta?s Museums at the Cittadella Gozo Museum of Archaeology Come and see the latest displays in the Museum?s Prehistoric Collection. Old Prison View the largest collection of graffiti on the Maltese Islands. […]

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“Piu? Forte del Tempo”

Renowned Italian artist Giorgio Celiberti will be exhibiting in Malta and Gozo during May and June 2012. The Exhibition, “Piu? forte del tempo? (Stronger than time), will be held at The Italian Cultural Institute, St George?s Square, Valletta and at Heritage Malta?s Gozo Area Exhibition Hall and its surroundings in the Citadel, Victoria, Gozo. The […]

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Conclusion of Conservation Studies on the Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum

Heritage Malta’s Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum hosted a press conference, addressed by Hon Mario de Marco, Minister for Tourism, Culture and the Environment, to commemorate the conclusion of conservation studies carried out within this site. This project was made possible due to significant financial assistance via the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2004-2009. The Norway Grant, of over Eur […]

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