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Rabat’s Villa Luginsland: First look at historic restoration and exhibition
Rebranded to ‘Luginsland of Art’, the villa is currently in the process of meticulous restoration to recapture its former glory and transform the space into a cultural hub

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Rabat

The passionate team behind the restoration of Villa Luginsland in Rabat, a project supported by the OmenaArt Foundation, gave a sneak peek into the architectural gem and inaugural exhibition on Friday.

Currently under a meticulous process of renovation, members of the public were shown exclusive insights into the historic restoration project, including the ‘Space & Time’ exhibition, curated by esteemed Slovak set designer Boris Kudlička, who presented works of renowned Maltese and Polish artists.

Director of Luginsland Limited, Joanna Popiol, shared that because of the villa’s status as a Grade I Historic Property, the restoration team have been working closely with the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage, and are actively reviewing state of the art solutions to preserve the integrity of the villa.

Villa Luginsland was originally constructed in 1887 as the pre-war residence of German consul Baron Maximilian Tucher von Simmelsdorf. He was an avid art collector and routinely hosted exhibitions and cultural events.

Villa Luginsland in Rabat

Today, the rebranded ‘LuginsLand of Art,’ aspires to evolve into a hub for exhibitions, discourse, and artistic events, fostering international artistic exchange and open dialogue across the dimensions of the past, present, and future.

Behind the project is the OmenaArt Foundation, founded and led by Polish philanthropist, businesswoman, and art collector, Omenaa Mensah.
Omenaa’s passion for restoring historical sites have led her to choose Malta for her current project.

15th March 2024


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