For 500 years, Michelangelo’s painted frescos have drawn visitors to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. Now it is our chance to view these masterpieces of artistic genius, right here in Vancouver.
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre East Building. Opening November 19th, visitors are invited to experience the 34 frescoes adorning the Vatican ceiling in breathtaking, life-sized close-up.
Reproduced with state-of-the-art technology from exclusively licensed high-definition photos, the exhibition provides an intimate encounter with reproductions like, The Creation of Adam and the Last Judgement, giving a unique opportunity to view every detail, colour, and brushstroke of Michelangelo’s iconic and timeless masterwork. Signage and audio guides in multiple languages helps viewers make the most of the experience.
Visiting Vancouver on its world tour including stops in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Sao Paolo, Brisbane, and Montreal Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is brought to you by SEE Attractions, Inc. The globally renowned, LA-based producers also behind other themed exhibits; Star Trek: The Tour, Tutankhamun: His Tomb And His Treasures, The Titanic Official Movie Tour, The Complete Frida Kahlo Exhibit, The Art of Banksy: Without Limits, and Museum of Failure.
“We are honored to share this experience with art lovers of Vancouver,” said Martin Biallas, CEO of SEE Attractions, Inc., producer of the Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition. “Whether you have visited the Sistine Chapel before or are seeing these masterpieces for the first time, the intimate, one-of-a-kind view invites a new perspective.”
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition opens at the Vancouver Convention Centre – East Building on November 19, timed-entry tickets and more information are available at sistinechapelexhibit.com/vancouver. The Exhibition is open 10am – 8pm Wednesday – Sunday (Closed Monday and Tuesdays) in November, seven days a week in December, again Wednesday – Sunday in January, until closing on January 25, 2022.
The exhibition will have limited capacity, timed entries, and will operate in full accordance with British Columbia’s current public health guidelines. More information can be found online