Discovering the Vatican Museums
NON-FICTION - DOCUMENTARY | ITALY | ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-PG
Tour one of the world's most astounding art collections and learn how these ancient and modern treasures came to be in the Vatican’s museum complex. Pope Julius II began the museums which attract more than six million people annually.
Discovering the Vatican Museums: The Sistine Chapel (Sn 1 Ep 1)
Learn the history of the Sistine Chapel and Michaelangelo's two famous jobs within it: one done in his prime and the other in his old age.
Discovering the Vatican Museums: The Golden Age of the Renaissance (Sn 1 Ep 2)
Summoned from Urbino by Pope Julius II, Raphael and his team create frescoed masterpieces in the papal apartments.
Discovering the Vatican Museums: The Harmony of Classical Art (Sn 1 Ep 3)
The Vatican's collection of classical sculpture began when a famous ancient statue was found buried in a Roman vineyard.
Discovering the Vatican Museums: The Charm of Ancient Art (Sn 1 Ep 4)
Pope Gregory XVI expands the museum to include Egyptian and Etruscan art and takes steps to preserve Italy's artistic heritage.
Discovering the Vatican Museums: The Architecture (Sn 1 Ep 5)
A work of art on its own, the intent of the Museums' architecture has always been to perfectly present the masterpieces it housed.