Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 25th, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Experience a day of free exploration, artistic appreciation, and historical wonders at the Mdina Metropolitan Cathedral and Cathedral Museum.
What to Expect:
- Free Admission: Discover the treasures within both the Cathedral and Museum, exploring every nook and cranny.
- Guided Tours: Embark on an informative journey through history with expert guides.
- Artisans Market: Immerse yourself in local talents at the vibrant market within the museum.
- Medieval Reenactors: Watch history come alive with reenactors donned in medieval costumes.
- Pop-Up Museum Cafe: Relax in the courtyard with a pop-up cafe, offering refreshments amidst cultural ambiance.
Special Exhibition - 'Mediterranean Goddesses':
Explore the fourth edition of the APS Mdina Cathedral Contemporary Art Biennale for free! Under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, this edition delves into the significance of the Mediterranean, exploring mythological, religious, and spiritual deities.
Discover Historic Roots:
- Mdina Cathedral Museum: Housed in a Baroque masterpiece dating back to the early 1700s, the museum preserves a remarkable collection of artworks and historical treasures.
- Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul: Dive into history at this Catholic cathedral dedicated to St. Paul the Apostle. Explore the Baroque reconstruction by Maltese architect Lorenzo Gafà between 1696 and 1705.
- Latest Museum Halls: Visit the Vestments Hall, Paintings Galleries, and the Sala Nobile.
- Underground Basement: Delve into the museum's basement, revealing Roman ruins that tell tales of Malta's past.