Rome museums

Habemus Papam – Cardinals elect Pope Francis

White smoke billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on March 13th, signifying to the world that the cardinals of the Catholic Church had selected a new Pope. Over 150,000 spectators eagerly watched as Jorge Mario Bergoglio, taking the name Pope Francis, stepped onto the balcony of the Vatican to address the crowd.  Habemus […]

The Glory of the Golden Age: unique exhibit closing soon

The third installment of the five year exhibit “The Days of Rome” in Rome’s Capitolini Museum is a must see this spring before its closure on May 5th, 2013. Titled “The Age of Balance”, this exhibit highlights the Golden Age of Rome and its incredible emperors, such as Trajan and Marcus Aurelius. Within the exhibition, […]