9 July 2024

When the saints, holy men and women, invite themselves to the museum

The liturgical year offers Christians the opportunity to relive the entire history of salvation and the life of Christ, over a year. A calendar of saints’ days also marks the feast dates of ...

18 June 2024

From Syria to Jerusalem: The Roman Provinces in mosaic at the Terra Sancta Museum

At the Terra Sancta Museum – SBF Archaeological Museum it will be possible to admire three mosaics depicting the Roman Provinces of Africa, Mauretania and Germany, from the city of Zeugma ...

4 June 2024

The Medici and Jerusalem

What link did the Medici family have with the Holy Land? And what prestigious gift did they give to the Holy Sepulcher? Franz Joseph Klos continues to explore the links between Tuscany and the Holy ...

30 April 2024

Ossuaries, archaeological witnesses of the first Christian community

What are ossuaries and what can we learn from them about the history of the first Christian community and their funerary practices? Margherita Capuani, a young archaeologist and volunteer at the ...

15 April 2024

A first icon from the Terra Sancta Museum restored by the Institut National du Patrimoine

Oriental Christian art will occupy a decisive place in the future Terra Sancta Museum – Art and History, with a dedicated section of 90 square metres. In particular, a selection of icons from the ...

5 April 2024

2024 exhibition : the Terra Sancta Museum unites Compostela and Jerusalem

It was at the Cidade da Cultura, the high spot of Galician culture, that “Tesouros reais. Obras mestras do Terra Sancta Museum” was inaugurated on 21st March. The exhibition, to which entry is ...

14 March 2024

2023 Annual Report Terra Sancta Museum - Art & History

Terra Sancta Museum Art - Histoire is pleased to announce the release of its 2023 Annual Report.

14 March 2024

The questions raised by the study of the medieval pieces of the Terra Sancta Museum

The production of the catalogues of the collections of gold and silver work continues. A part of this initiative is consecrated to the “Medieval treasure of Bethlehem.” The Scientific Committee ...

26 February 2024

Multimedia: In 4 minutes, from Venice to Jerusalem in the 15th Century!

Capturing the human and spiritual odyssey of a pilgrimage to Jerusalem in the 15th century in just 4 minutes is the challenge undertaken by the Terra Sancta Museum, intent on linking the pilgrims of ...

8 February 2024

When the Terra Sancta Museum brings together pilgrims of yesterday and of today

One of the great achievements of 2023 will have been the production of multimedia content which will allow visitors to plunge into the human epic of the journey from Venice to Jerusalem in the bygone past.

30 January 2024

The architecture firm Perrot & Richard joins the Terra Sancta Museum project

The Terra Sancta Museum entered the major construction phase last summer after a period of studying and dismantling its future spaces. On this occasion, the architecture firm of Perrot & Richard, ...

30 December 2023

The Hadrianic Column Base: From the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to the Terra Sancta Museum

Until October 2022, a visitor casting a glance in the dimness of the north aisle of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (an area known as the "Arches of the Virgin") would certainly have noticed the ...

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