Monthly Archive
for: ‘April, 2013’

Reunited – three and a half centuries later

A Mattia Preti painting and its preparatory drawing will be on display side by side for the first time in Malta at the forthcoming international exhibition “Mattia Preti – Faith and Humanity” as from the 4th of May at the Palace State Rooms in Valletta In the late seventeenth century the Spanish Knight of Malta […]

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35,000 visit Heritage Malta sites and museums during Open Day

Sunday 21st April marked a record breaking day for Heritage Malta as around 35,000 people visited the sites and museums in its care during an Open Day held as part of the agency’s 10th anniversary celebrations. The Open Day was held to mark the beginning of the 10th anniversary celebrations since the setting-up of Heritage […]

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Parliamentary Secretary Jose Herrera visits Tarxien Temples during Heritage Malta’s Open Day

Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government and Culture, Dr. Jose Herrera, visited Tarxien Temples during the Open Day organised to launch Heritage Malta’s 10th anniversary celebrations. “The Government has committed itself to give support to such activities and also to be on the forefront to instigate such initiatives. By visiting a historical site like Tarxien Temples, […]

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Parliamentary Secretary Jose Herrera launches Heritage Malta’s 10th anniversary programme

Parliamentary Secretary for Culture and Local Government Dr. Jose Herrera visited Ħaġar Qim Temples on the occasion of the UNESCO International Day for Monuments and Sites and launched the programme of Heritage Malta’s 10th anniversary celebrations set to kick-off on Sunday. “The Government has committed itself to give support to such activities and also to […]

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Heritage Malta to open all sites for free

As part of the celebrations on the 10th anniversary since its establishment as the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage, Heritage Malta will be opening all its sites for the general public for free on Sunday 21st April. Culture lovers are in for a real treat as entrance to practically all Heritage […]

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Mattia Preti Re-discovered

The results of research and investigations on Mattia Preti’s “Martyrdom of St Catherine” to be presented at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Heritage Malta and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura will be presenting the results of the scientific investigations carried out on Mattia Preti’s Martyrdom of St Catherine of Alexandria undertaken jointly by the National Museum […]

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A resplendent side facade unveiled at the Inquisitor’s Palace, Birgu

The facade of the Inquisitor’s Palace has been given a face-lift following restoration works by Heritage Malta. The scaffold has just been removed to unveil a great job done by Heritage Malta at the Inquisitor’s Palace. This is a pleasant addition in line with the ongoing research, conservation, and upgrade of the palace collections. It […]

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A Night at the Temples

The night of the 18th of March marked a new adventure for about 50 Heritage Malta members and their families who participated in a sleepover organized by the agency at the Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra temples. The event was jam-packed with activities as the participants from seven different countries and an age group varying from […]

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Highly acclaimed scholar to give talk on the carracks of the Order of St. John

Highly acclaimed scholar Robert Dauber will be delivering a talk on Carracks in general focusing especially on those of the Knights of Malta. Heritage Malta, together with the Friends of the Maritime Museum, are organising a talk by Prof Magisteur Robert l. Dauber, an eminent scholar who has done extensive research on the Gran Carracks […]

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Birgu Multisite Ticket (Every Sunday)

Entrance to both the Inquisitor’s Palace and the Malta Maritime Museum at the following rates (on Sundays): Adults – 5 Euros Seniors/Students – 4 Euros Children – 3 Euros Members – FREE Opening hours from 09.00 till 17.00hrs.  

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