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Heritage Malta Cultural Calendar February – March 2011

Friday 11, February 2011

 

Heritage Malta Cultural Calendar  February – March 2011

 

Artistic and cultural events upcoming on the beautiful Mediterranean isle of Malta.

 

30 January

Life at Sea

Re-enactment of life at the Birgu harbour in the 18th century with guided tours, military drills, a typical market, and other activities connected to life at sea. At the Malta Maritime Museum, Birgu.  9.00 – 17.00hrs.  Tickets €5 (adults); €3 (juniors, students; seniors and groups of over 20); €2 (members; groups of over 80).

 

31 January – 13 February

Curved Silence

An exhibition by artist John Paul Azzopardi at the Contemporary Exhibitions Hall, National Museum of Fine Arts, South Street, Valletta. Free entrance. Open Monday to Friday 09.00 -16.30hrs (Last Admission 16.00hrs).

 

10 February

Open Day - San Pawl Milqi

An opportunity to view the archaeological remains of one of the largest Roman agricultural plants on the Island. Open to the general public on the occasion of the Feast of St Paul.  Tours start at 1330hrs and will run every 45 minutes.  Last tour will be at 1630hrs.

 

12 February – 3 April

Vari Proċessjonali tal-Festa Maltija – Ikoni Ewlenin ta’ Identita’ Lokali u Nazzjonali

Exhibition, thematic event and seminar at the National Museum of Ethnography, the Inquisitor’s Palace in Birgu.

 

  • 12 February – 3 April - A temporary exhibition of miniatures of parochial Festa processional statues
  • 13 February - A thematic event whereby the general public will have the opportunity to interact with craftsmen working on miniatures of statues and accompanying church furniture and objets-d’art.  Entrance is at a reduced fee of €2 for adults (HM members and children under 12 years of age enter free). 
  • 16 February - A seminar on the multi-faceted relevance of processional statues (18:00 – 20:30hrs – Free Entrance).

 

19 February – 20 March 2011

Face Value

A retrospective exhibition of paintings by artist Madeleine Gera at the Contemporary Exhibitions Hall, National Museum of Fine Arts, South Street, Valletta. Free entrance. Open Monday to Friday 09:00hrs till 16:30hrs (Last Admission 16:00hrs)

 

23 February

Art & Wine @ South Street

The first session of the third edition in the series of Art & Wine @ South Street promising interesting discussions over a glass of wine at the National Museum of Fine Arts, South Street, Valletta.

 

25 February to 15 May

In quest of beauty: Alphonse Mucha 1860-1939

An exhibition of artworks by this world renowned Czech artist, including paintings, lithographs, sculpture, jewellery, photographs, drawings and other artefacts, at the Salon of the National Museum of Archaeology, Valletta.  Further information will be available in the media closer to the date.

 

28 February

Jewellery in Malta during the Knights Period

A lecture by Francesca Balzan organized by the Malta Branch of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta.  Lecture is open to the general public. Free entrance. 

 

March  

Solidarity, Opportunity, Cooperation: Exhibiting projects funded by EEA-Norway Grants 2004-2009 through school pupils’ artistic renditions, Exhibition in the lobby of the National Museum of Archaeology organized by the Maltese Focal Point for the EEA and Norwegian Financial Mechanisms, the Planning and Priorities Co-ordination Division within OPM, of secondary school students’ artistic renditions of projects funded by the EEA-Norway Grants 2004-2009.  Projects to be exhibited include the Conservation of Hal Saflieni Hypogeum World Heritage Site which involved the non-invasive 3D Documentation of the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum underground complex. 

 

3-30 March

Journeys of Discovery

A selection of Drawings, Paintings and Sculptures with a heritage and environmental theme by Gozo College Primary Students.  At the Gozo Area Exhibition Hall, The Citadel, Victoria, Gozo.  Free entrance.  Open Monday to Friday 09:00hrs till 17:00hrs.

 

4-9 March

Carnivart

Activities related to Carnival including hands-on activities for the whole family and guided tours. At the National Museum of Fine Arts, South Street, Valletta.  More details will be available on the website.

 

March

Art & Wine @ South Street

The second session of the third edition in the series of Art & Wine @ South Street promising interesting discussions over a glass of wine at the National Museum of Fine Arts, South Street, Valletta.

 

20 & 21 March 2011

Spring Equinox at Mnajdra Temples

Experience the Spring Equinox sunrise from Mnajdra Temples. Tickets can be purchased from all HM sites/museums for the price of €15 per person and €10 for HM members and will include a tour of Mnajdra Temples and access to the Visitor Centre. Limited places.  For further information contact 21424231.

 

26 March – 1 May

Home

An exhibition of paintings by artists Michael von Cube and Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci at the Contemporary Exhibitions Hall, National Museum of Fine Arts, South Street, Valletta. Free entrance. Open Monday to Friday 09:00hrs till 16:30hrs (Last Admission 16:00hrs)

 

March

Albert Ganado Commemorative Exhibition

Exhibition at the National Museum of Fine Arts, South Street,Valletta. Open Monday to Friday 09:00hrs till 16:30hrs (Last Admission 16:00hrs)

 

 

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