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Exhibitions

18 October 2013 Start
9 February 2014 End
Monday to Thursday 10:00am to 8:00pm Friday and Saturday10:00am to 10:30pm Sunday and public holidays 10:00am to 8:00pm Admission is allowed until one hour before closing time Time
Italy Scuderie del Quirinale, via XXIV Maggio, 16, Rome 00187, Italy

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Augusto

18 October 2013 - 9 February 2014

The exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale to mark the 2,000th anniversary of Augustus’s death tells the parallel stories of his dazzling career and of the birth of a new era.

The exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale will be using a selection of works of art of the highest artistic quality including statues, portraits, household objects in bronze, silver and glass, golden jewellery and precious stones, to offer visitors the chance to explore the emperor’s life and career, which coincided with the birth a new artistic culture and language that continues even today to lie at the very root of Western civilisation.

Exhibition devised by Eugenio La Rocca

Curated by Eugenio La Rocca, Claudio Parisi Presicce, Annalisa Lo Monaco, Cécile Giroire e Daniel Roger

The exhibition is organized by Azienda Speciale Palaexpo – Scuderie del Quirinale in association with the Musei Capitolini, Rome, and the Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais and Musée du Louvre, Paris

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