Raphael @ 500

Raphael @ 500 Exhibitions

Please check listings – many events unfortunately have been cancelled or postponed due to the global pandemic.

Galleria Nazionale delle Marche – Palazzo Ducale di Urbino, Urbino, Italy – Raffaello and His Friends of Urbino – October 3, 2019-January 19, 2020

Raphael Tapestries in the Sistine Chapel – Vatican City – February 17-23, 2020 – Entry to the Vatican Museums was free on 23 February, in what is likely to be the last chance to see the tapestries in the Sistine Chapel for a very long time

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library – La Jolla, CA, USA – “Raphael” lecture series –  May/June, 2020

The National Gallery, Washington, DC, USA – Raphael and His Circle – February 16-June 14, 2020

Dresden’s Old Masters Picture Gallery, Dresden, Germany – Raphael’s Sistine Madonna (and other Old Masters) – reopening February 29, 2020

Scuderie del Quiranale, Rome, Italy – March 5 to June 2, 2020

Raphael at Villa Farnesina: Galatea and Psyche
6 April – 31 July 2020 – Rome, Italy

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK – Raphael’s Cartoons special update – 2020

Galleria Borghese, Rome, Italy – The Raphaels of the Borghese – 2020 (they also held an academic conference on Raphael on September 23, 2019)

The National Gallery, London, UK – The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Raphael – October 3, 2020-January 24, 2021

My Posts on Raphael

Raphael for the Holidays: A Gift Guide

Raphael, Kind of Like an Old Boyfriend – my musings on the Renaissance man

That’s Amore: Raphael’s Love Life

The Haddo Madonna is NOT a Raphael – right??

A mystery 70 years in the making: Will we ever know what happened to Raphael’s Portrait of a Young Man, which was stolen during World War II?

Finally, news of Raphael exhibits in Europe to commemorate the 500th anniversary of his death!

Read my first blog post about the upcoming 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death, on April 6, 1520.

Other Articles on Raphael@500

How Raphael, ‘The Prince of Painting,’ Wholeheartedly Captured Humanity

Factum Arte digitally unveils life-size partly 3D printed replica of Raffaello’s tomb

Arrivederci Raphael, Renaissance Master Coronavirus Victim As Nearly 500 Italian Museums, Monuments Close

Should the best artists of the Renaissance be defined by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?

Rome Celebrates the Short, but Beautiful, Life of Raphael

Raphael fever hits Italy but art isn’t immune from virus

Villa Farnesina dedicates events to Raphael

Raphael’s Sistine Madonna: Dresden’s Old Masters Picture Gallery Reopens After a $50 Million Renovation, Looking to Shake Up How We Experience Classical Art

Urbino Legend: The chance of a lifetime for lovers of Raphael

Uffizi panel quits over loan of Raphael

The Layers of History Behind Raphael’s Tapestries at the Sistine Chapel

For One Week Only, Raphael’s Tapestries Return to the Sistine Chapel

Celebrating the genius of Raphael, 500 years later

The Key to Raphael’s Genius? His Way With People.

Learn the basics about the Renaissance artist Raphael and see some of his art on Artsy.net

Read Giorgio Vasari’s entry about Raphael in his Lives of the of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects.

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