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Palazzo Nuovo
22 December 2011 - 5 February 2012

A very special Christmas gift to all visitors from Roma Capitale, thanks to two special loans from the Fondazione Guglielmo Giordano and the Fondazione Sorgente Group: the exhibition of two paintings by Pinturicchio in the Capitoline Museums.

L’atleta del Kimbell Art Museum
Appartamento dei Conservatori - Sala degli Arazzi
24 November 2011 - 5 February 2012

This display is featured as part of an exchange of works of art from prestigious European and American museums, the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth loaned to the Capitoline Museums refined bronze head of an Apoxyomenos, a figure of an athlete, who has just finished exercising, depicted in the act of cleansing himself in a traditional manner. With a slightly larger head size and, until recently, mounted on a draped bust of Renaissance date, the statue was probably a version of the bronze datable to the fourth century BC.

For the first time, an exhibition of sixty-six drawings that aims to provide a detailed comparison between two great masters of the Italian Renaissance.

Palazzo Caffarelli
28 April - 25 September 2011

Images, objects and videos of an extraordinary life tell the story of man who has marked an era: Pope John Paul II. An exhibition that aims to reveal even the Pope's intimacy, a man who gave all of himself to God's people, becoming a beacon of peace.

Musei Capitolini, Palazzo dei Conservatori - Sala del Medioevo
10 - 28 March 2011

The Oath. Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy
On display, for the first time, the letter sent by Giuseppe Mazzini to Giuseppe Giglioli on July 21, 1831 containing the oath of membership to the " Giovine Italia” (Young Italy). The exhibition is sponsored by the Prime Minister's Presidency and Roma Capitale.

Portraits. The many faces of power
Musei Capitolini - Palazzo Caffarelli - Palazzo dei Conservatori
10 March - 23 October 2011

Second in the series “I giorni di Roma” (The days of Rome), this exhibition offers the chance to ponder on Roman portraits, a real communication tool used to affirm political and social prestige in public and commemorative monuments, tombs and private houses from the late Republican age.

The copper axes of Batrawy
Pinacoteca Capitolina, Sala di S. Petronilla
24 February - 10 April 2011

On display are the copper axes (2500-2300 BC) from the Royal Palace of the ancient city of Batrawy (northern Jordan), discovered by the archaeological mission of the Sapienza University of Rome, after the restoration carried out by the Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione e il Restauro in Rome.

Hall of the Captains - Capitoline Museums
10 - 20 February 2011

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