MOSCOW, December 31. /TASS/. Pass spectators to visit the exhibition “Roma Aeterna. Masterpieces Of The Vatican Picture Gallery. Bellini, Raphael, Caravaggio” exclusively on behalf of tickets begins from Saturday. These measures taken by the leadership of the Tretyakov gallery in order to deal with speculators.
“the Explosion of interest in museums, to art projects, to what is called a cultural pastime – the General trend. Clearly now people who spent their weekend in shopping malls, spend them in museums and parks. Moreover, it is highly democratic form of entertainment,” – said TASS Director of the Tretyakov gallery Zelfira Tregulova.
important event in the field of culture
In the collection of the Pinakothek Vatican are about 470 paintings in Moscow brought a tenth, and not from the vaults, and of the main exhibition. Paintings by Caravaggio, Raphael, Giovanni Bellini, Guercino, Pietro Perugino and Guido Reni very rarely leave the Vatican, so their show at the Tretyakov gallery, which runs until 19 February, is considered one of the most significant events in a series of European exhibitions.
“All museums today are not only trying to show their exposure, but also trying to create temporary exhibitions by some miracle, something unusual, attracting the attention and giving a strong positive emotion. More museums are working not only as a storage and exhibition space, they enhanced the educational component,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
Recall that before that, the Museum held an exhibition of Valentin Serov and Ivan Aivazovsky. First broke the record attendance of exhibitions in Russia, then the other surpassed this success.
“the Time is now much more violent than 10-15 years ago, leaving uncertainty about the future, but people believe that there is something that always exist while humanity exists. This is culture and art. And this is an incredible source, to cling to which means getting a very powerful charge”, – concluded week.
the Hype around the exhibition
the First batch of tickets to the exhibition “Roma Aeterna. Masterpieces of the Vatican picture gallery,” the pre-sale was sold out in late October, almost instantly, the second entered in the register and on the website on 15 December and also enjoyed a rush of demand. The Museum formed a queue of those wishing to attend the exhibition, but the page selling tickets to the Museum’s website was intermittent due to the large number of requests. Total for the day was sold about 15 thousand tickets for the period from 31 December to 15 January.
To ensure preservation of the masterpieces of the Vatican Museums, the Tretyakov gallery in addition to the traditional restrictions on number of visitors at one session we had to introduce several innovations. In order to deal with the dealers, the Museum canceled the queue. To get to the exhibition you can now only pre-purchased tickets, and they are inscribed, so to pass the required ID.
the Next batch of tickets will go to the ticket office of the Tretyakov gallery on the Crimean Shaft 12 January, and the sale of tickets on the Museum’s website will begin on January 13.