Last year the protagonist was Leonardo da Vinci, with the very interesting and curious exhibition of his inventions.
This year, until May 5, 2013, he Canal Art Center he moves us back to Italy with his exposition Pompeii, catastrophe under Vesuvius.
A subject without a doubt very attractive, more for whom, as is my case, I have been fortunate to see the excavations in Italy, one of the most impressive visits I have made in my travels.
With this exposition organized by the Isabel II Channel and the Madrid's communityOn the one hand, it is intended to show what the eruption of Vesuvius volcano meant for a city full of life, as was the case with Pompeii.
And on the other hand, it is about claiming Carlos III, the Archaeologist King, as discoverer and promoter of Pompeii excavations.
Portrait of woman named Safo at the Pompeii exhibition at Canal de Madrid Art
Made in collaboration with the Halle State Museum of Prehistory (Germany) and the archaeological institutions of Naples and Pompeii, in the Pompeii exhibition in Canal Art they show up more than 600 pieces, mostly brought from National Archaeological Museum of Naples, not only from the aforementioned Roman city, but also from others that also suffered the effects of the eruption, such as Herculaneum.
The exhibition is distributed in various thematic areas, and it is preceded by the projection of a BBC documentary who recreates the Pompeii's last day.
For its part, the enclosure of Arte Canal exhibition center It has been set for the occasion with the incorporation of arches and columns characteristic of the Roman era.
The Visiting hours of the Pompeii exhibition at Arte Canal in Madrid (Paseo de la Castellana 214, in the Plaza de Castilla) are, every day, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The accesses to the exhibition are made every half hour, with the last one at 7.30 pm.
The Ticket prices for the Pompeii exhibition they are: 6 euros, the general one; 3 euros, the reduced for seniors +65, retirees, students, teachers, guides and large families; and free for children under 6, unemployed and disabled.<>