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 ...

28 May 2024

The Holy Land in the eyes of Tuscan pilgrims

Legend has it that the "first Frank soldier hoisted" on the walls of Jerusalem in 1099, was Tuscan. This autumn, in Florence, a major exhibition will be inaugurated: "The Treasure of the Holy Land at ...

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.