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
The National Gallery, London, UK – The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Raphael – October 3, 2020-January 24, 2021
My Posts on Raphael
Raphael, Kind of Like an Old Boyfriend – my musings on the Renaissance man
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
Read Giorgio Vasari’s entry about Raphael in his Lives of the of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects.