Monthly Archive
for: ‘July, 2018’

Etruscan urns on display at the National Museum of Archaeology

Heritage Malta is giving the public a rare opportunity to see the Etruscan Urns in the national collection which are normally kept in storage. These urns are currently on display, as part of a temporary exhibition, at the National Museum of Archaeology. The national collection includes artefacts which were excavated locally and others which were […]

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Night at the museum

If anyone is wondering how to spend the night of Friday 27th July, Heritage Malta has an unusual solution to the problem by organising a night of special activities at the National Museum of Natural History. The few who manage to book on time will have the opportunity to spend the night at the National […]

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Valletta and the Dominicans: a common journey

Valletta and the Dominicans: a common journey is an exhibition narrating how the story of the City of Valletta has often intertwined with that of the Dominican Community in the capital. Heritage Malta and the Parish of St Mary of Porto Salvo and St Dominic have teamed up for an exhibition of paintings, prints, manuscript […]

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Fort St Angelo’s ship mast taken down for maintenance

The Royal Naval ship mast at Fort St Angelo has been dismantled by Heritage Malta in collaboration with the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. The operation involved months of assessment in order to find the best way how to carry out the exercise, considering that the historic mast has never been taken down for maintenance […]

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Visit Għar Dalam and Borġ in-Nadur for free this Sunday

Heritage Malta is opening Għar Dalam and Borġ in-Nadur Temple Site free of charge this Sunday, 22nd July. Għar Dalam’s relevance as a prehistoric site was discovered in the latter half of the 19th century following a series of excavations unearthing animal bones as well as human remains and artefacts. Today the cave still hosts […]

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Conservation project of d’Aleccio’s Great Siege wall paintings

The Department of Conservation and Built Heritage of the University of Malta and Heritage Malta are embarking on a partnership, under the auspices of the Office of the President of Malta, to conserve the cycle of wall paintings illustrating key events of the 1565 Great Siege of Malta located in the Grand Council Chamber of […]

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Fortifications Harbour Cruise

Heritage Malta is offering all cultural heritage and sea lovers a relaxing but yet educational evening by organising the Fortifications Harbour Cruise on Sunday 22nd July. This event includes a guided tour of the harbour area by boat, taking those present into the various creeks around the Grand Harbour and Marsamxett, such as French Creek, […]

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Heritage Malta opens Borġ in-Nadur to the public

Heritage Malta, within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government, has announced that the Borġ in-Nadur Temple site in Birżebbuġa is now to be open to the public every day. “We are committed to preserve and tend to our past, as this is the foundation on which our present and future are built upon. […]

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Sunset Tour at Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Archaeological Park

Heritage Malta is offering the public the opportunity to explore Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Archaeological Park in the evening by organising a sunset heritage trail on Friday 6th July. The event will include a visit to the two unique prehistoric sites of Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples, as well as the surrounding Mediterranean garigue landscape […]

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MCAST students in cultural heritage following their apprenticeship with Heritage Malta

Heritage Malta and the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) are giving students attending the college’s Advanced Diploma in Cultural Heritage Skills the opportunity for practical a on the job experience as part of their apprenticeship. This agreement is part of memorandum of understanding between the two entities aiming at strengthening the two […]

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