Art in Rome: art museums, galleries and attractions

Art in Rome: art museums and galleries, attractions, architecture; a list of websites

A.A.M. Galleria di Arte Moderna

10 of the best museums and galleries in Rome. The Guardian

Architecture, ancient sites *

Ancient sites of Roma
Encyclopaedia Romana

Architecture. Roman architecture. 
Wikipedia entry.

Buildings. Architecture of Rome
Great Buildings Online

Arquitectura de la Antigua Roma

Art galleries and art museums in Rome *

Associazione Romana Gallerie d’Arte Moderna

Galleria Bonomo Roma

ArteRoma l’arte a Roma

Galleria Borghese

Paintings at the Galleria Borghese include several by masters such as Titian, Rubens and Raphael.

Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna
The Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, or National Gallery of Modern Art, is an art gallery in Rome, Italy, founded in 1883 and dedicated to modern and contemporary art.

Palazzo Doria Pamphilj

Galería Nacional de Arte Moderno de Roma

Fondanzione Memmo

Catacombe di San Sebastiano

Keats-Shelley Memorial House

Fidia Arte Moderna


Villa Medici
The Villa Medici, founded by Ferdinando I de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and now property of the French State, has housed the French Academy in Rome since 1803.

Auditorium Parco della Musica

Christus RexCatholic art and documents.

Comune di Roma
Attività culturali e artistiche: eventi, mostre, spettacoli, monumenti. Sito istituzionale.

Encyclopaedia Romana
Essays on the History and Culture of Rome

Galleria Borgese
The Galleria Borghese houses a substantial part of the Borghese collection of paintings, sculpture and antiquities, begun by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, the nephew of Pope Paul V (reign 1605–1621). Scipione Borghese was an early patron of Bernini and an avid collector of works by Caravaggio, who is well represented in the collection by his Boy with a Basket of Fruit, St Jerome Writing, Sick Bacchus and others. Other paintings of note include Titian’s Sacred and Profane Love, Raphael’s Entombment of Christ and works by Peter Paul Rubens and Federico Barocci.

MACRO. Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome

Maxxi Cultural Centre, Rome. MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo
Foundation. MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts, is the first Italian national institution devoted to contemporary creativity. Conceived as a broad cultural campus, MAXXI is managed by a Foundation constituted in the July of 2009 by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities

Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi
A museum of fashion. costume and decorative arts.

Musei Capitolini

Musei Capitolini: explore the museums with Google Art Project in 3-D.

Chiostro del Bramante

Vatican Museums
The Vatican museums display works from the immense collection amassed by Popes throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world. The museums contain roughly 70,000 works, of which 20,000 are on display, and currently employ 640 people who work in 40 different administrative, scholarly, and restoration departments.

Galleria Spada
The Galleria Spada is a museum in Rome, which is housed in the Palazzo Spada of the same name, located in the Piazza Capo di Ferro. The palazzo is also famous for its façade and for the forced perspective gallery by Francesco Borromini.

Giorgio and Isa de Chirico Foundation

Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica

Musei di Palazzo Farnese

Museo Barracco

Museo della Casina delle Civette

Museo di Roma/Palazzo Braschi

Museo di Roma in Trastevere

Museo Napoleonico

Barberini Gallerie Corsino Nazionale

Palazzo Colonna Gallery

Palazzo delle Esposizioni

Palazzo Montecitorio

Scuderie del Quirinale

Museum pieces
Here you find over 750 pictures of Roman artwork in museums all over the world.

Music *

Auditorium Parco della Musica
Auditorium Parco della Musica is a large multi-functional public music complex designed by Renzo Piano.

The Roman Empire. The history of the Roman Empire.

Sistine Chapel *

The Sistine Chapel

Vatican Museums Online: Sistine Chapel
A virtual tour of the frescoes and panels.

Master Plan & Pictures: Cappella Sistina.
The Vatican

The Sistine Chapel: Facts and Resources
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St Peters *

St. Peter’s Basilica, photographs.

St. Peter’s Basilica. Wikipedia

Travel guide to Rome, with audio guides, maps, 3D panoramic photographs.
Vatican Museums, Rome, Collections, online exhibitions.

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