Il-Qarċilla at the Inquisitor’s Palace

Heritage Malta will be treating its patrons to an original and unique Carnival event this year: Il-Qarċilla at the Inquisitor’s Palace. Il-qarċilla is a poetic farce in Maltese which up to a hundred years ago formed part of the Carnival celebrations held in Valletta and was also very popular in a number of villages. A […]

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Meeting the Audience: the art of making a gallery

A lecture by Dr Sarah Medlam, former Deputy Keeper at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Heritage Malta, in collaboration with St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, has the pleasure to announce a public lecture by Sarah Medlam, former Deputy Keeper at the Victoria and Albert Museum of London. The lecture entitled ‘Meeting the Audience: […]

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Richard England donates books to Heritage Malta

Prof Richard England has recently presented a selection of his books which he has authored on architecture, art and also three volumes of his poetry, to Heritage Malta. Also included in the donation are a series of international publications on his architectural works by various well known critics and renowned architectural authors. The books will […]

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St. Paul’s Catacombs Admission Prices

Due to works being carried out at St. Paul’s Catacombs in relation to the Archaeological Park project, as from January 1st 2014, and on temporary basis, the entrance fee to St. Paul’s Catacombs will be as follows: Adults – €4.00 (reduction of €1) Students/Seniors/Youths – €2.50 (reduction of €1) Children – €1.50 (reduction of €1) […]

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Heritage Malta’s Ġgantija Project wins Din l-Art Ħelwa Architectural Heritage Award

The project designed by Design Technical Resources, the architects who had won the architectural competition organised by Heritage Malta in 2009 for ‘Enhancing the Visitor Experience at the Ġgantija Heritage Park’, has been awarded the Prix d’Honneur in Category A – Major Regeneration Projects, and Silver Medal for Best Project of 2013 in this year’s […]

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Unique opportunity to purchase a limited edition of a Sebastiano Pauli historical map

Heritage Malta has just issued a limited edition of 250 re-strikes pulled from the original plate (with only 200 being released for sale) of a map by Sebastiano Pauli on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the national agency for museums, conservation practice and cultural heritage. The title of the map is ISOLE di […]

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Ġgantija Temples Seminar on Saturday 14th December

On Saturday 14th December, Heritage Malta will be organizing a seminar on the Ġgantija Temples which will also feature the launch of the brand new publication on the same subject. The seminar which will be held at the National Museum of Archaeology in Valletta will feature presentations by a number of experts in the field […]

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FREE admission to three Heritage Malta sites on December 13th

The Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa as well as the Ġgantija Archaeological Park and Ta’ Kola Windmill in Xagħra will be open free of charge on Republic Day between 9am and 5pm, with the last entrance at 4:30pm. A visit to the Inquisitor’s Palace includes the tribunal, the torture chamber, the piano nobile and the prison cells […]

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Temporary CLOSURE of the Palace State Rooms

Please note that the Palace State Rooms in Valletta will be closed to the public between Friday the 29th of November and Sunday the 15th of December 2013, both days included. This does NOT apply to the Palace Armoury which will be open as usual. Heritage Malta wishes to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Heritage Malta to hold Graffiti Exhibition at the Malta Maritime Museum

Heritage Malta will soon be launching an innovative and interesting exhibition featuring maritime graffiti found around the Maltese islands. Graffiti in their silence deliver a message. They emanate messages that transcend society, ideology and generations. From ancient Pompeian brothels to the ruins of the Berlin wall in post modern Europe, graffiti served a purpose of […]

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