Monthly Archive
for: ‘January, 2017’

MORTEM – commemorating the Roman feast of the parentalia at St. Paul’s Catacombs

The Roman feast of the refrigerium or agape is going to be commemorated by Heritage Malta at St. Paul’s Catacombs in an event entitled ‘Mortem’ on Sunday 12th February. With this event Heritage Malta will be treating adults and children alike to a day of culture and entertainment. ‘Mortem’ is being held during the period […]

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A lecture on the conservation project of Maestro Alberto’s 15th century Renaissance panel

A 15th century Renaissance panel painting currently on exhibit in ‘Reborn – an early Renaissance painting in focus’ at the National Museum of Archaeology will be the focus of a lecture discussing the conservation project undertaken. The panel will eventually be exhibited at MUŻA, the new national community art museum, a flagship project of Valletta […]

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Primary level students start receiving Heritage Malta’s Student Membership Card – applications still accessible online

Primary schools around Malta and Gozo started receiving Heritage Malta’s Student Membership Card for distribution to students who applied for this incentive. More than 5,000 applications have registered so far but the demand is very encouraging and applications are still open for those interested. Heritage Malta with the collaboration of the Ministry for Justice, Culture […]

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Nine masterpieces from the national collection on display at Palazzo Barberini in Rome

Masterpieces from the national collection that will be on display in the community art museum, il-MUŻA, are currently featuring prominently in Rome in a major exhibition entitled, ‘Mediterraneo in Chiaroscuro – Ribera, Stomer e Preti da Malta a Roma’. These include works by Jusepe de Ribera, Matthias Stom and Francesco de Mura featured next to […]

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