Art

For Whom the Fiddle Plays: Nero and His Golden House

Learn about the most controversial emperor in the history of Rome: find out more about the terrible ...

Tue 12 Mar 2019

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Art How Deep is your Love? The Painful Ecstasy of Bernini’s Saint Teresa

How Deep is your Love? The Painful Ecstasy of Bernini’s Saint Teresa

Bernini's beautiful sculpture depicting the Ecstasy of St. Teresa is one of the masterpieces of ...

Wed 27 Feb 2019

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7 Things You Need to Know About...the Trevi Fountain

There are some places in Rome you can’t afford to miss. One of the city’s absolute highlights is ...

Mon 25 Feb 2019

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Art The stunning golden mosaics of St. Clement's Basilica in Rome

The stunning golden mosaics of St. Clement's Basilica in Rome

Learn about the mosaics of St. Clement’s Basilica: decipher their intricate medieval symbolism and ...

Fri 15 Feb 2019

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The Seven Wonders of Saint Clement’s Basilica in Rome

Discover the seven most amazing treasures of Saint Clement’s Basilica, from the dark depths of its ...

Fri 01 Feb 2019

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Art The Resurrection of Christ in Vatican Museum’s Tapestry Gallery

The Resurrection of Christ in Vatican Museum’s Tapestry Gallery

Learn about the incredible Resurrection of Christ tapestry in the Vatican, and let the eyes of Jesus ...

Tue 13 Nov 2018

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Art Street Art in Rome’s San Lorenzo: Portrait of a Neighbourhood

Street Art in Rome’s San Lorenzo: Portrait of a Neighbourhood

Rome's art scene is more vibrant and alive than ever. Discover the city's great street-art scene ...

Mon 18 Jun 2018

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Art Donatello’s Penitent Magdalene: A ‘Hag of Articulate Wood’ in Renaissance Florence

Donatello’s Penitent Magdalene: A ‘Hag of Articulate Wood’ in Renaissance Florence

Get the full story behind Donatello’s magnificent wooden sculpture of Mary Magdalene in Florence, ...

Wed 02 May 2018

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Art Christopher Columbus Hitches a Ride in the Hall of Maps

Christopher Columbus Hitches a Ride in the Hall of Maps

Discover the history of Columbus heading to the new world as depicted in the Hall of Maps in the ...

Tue 19 Jun 2018

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Laocoon sculpture in the Vatican Museums

Get a glimpse into one of the most dramatic and famous moments of Greek mythology through the painfu ...

Mon 14 May 2018

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The Catacombs of Domitilla: Rome’s Eerie Underground Land of the Dead

The Catacombs of Domitilla conserve the secrets of the earliest Christians dating back to the 2nd ...

Thu 03 May 2018

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