Torlonia Marbles. Collecting Masterpieces
The exhibition Torlonia Marbles. Collecting Masterpieces opened its doors to the public on Wednesday 14th October 2020, inside the suggestive Villa Caffarelli (Capitoline Museums in Rome). Collecting masterpieces.
Over 90 works selected from the 620 marbles cataloged and belonging to the Torlonia collection, the most prestigious private collection of ancient sculptures: significant for the history of art, excavations, restoration, taste, museography, archaeological studies.
The exhibition is the result of an agreement between the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism with the Torlonia Foundation and specifically, for the Ministry, of the Directorate General for Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape with the Special Superintendence of Rome. The scientific project for the study and enhancement of the collection is by Salvatore Settis, curator of the exhibition with Carlo Gasparri. Electa, editor of the catalog, also takes care of the organization and promotion of the exhibition. The staging project is by David Chipperfield Architects Milan, in the renovated rooms of the new space of the Capitoline Museums in Villa Caffarelli, which have come back to life thanks to the commitment and project of the Superintendency of Rome. The Torlonia Foundation has restored the selected marbles with the contribution of Bvlgari, main sponsor of the exhibition.
FULL OPENING HOURS:
From 14 October 2020 to 29 June 2021. (The dates indicated may vary)
Every day: 9.30 a.m. – 7.30 p.m.
24 and 31 December: 9.30 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.
Last admission: one hour before closing
Closed: December 25th, January 1st, May 1st
Attention: we inform our customers that there are only 20 entrances available every 20 minutes. Due to limited ticket availability in order to comply with the new anti Covid-19 spacing regulations, please send any booking requests in advance.
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