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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition Announces Extension

Rome’s Iconic Masterpiece Staying in Dallas through Jan. 8, 2017



    Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition Announces Extension
    John Parker

    NBC 5 invites you to experience Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition now through January 8, 2017. Upon opening to universal praise and record-breaking crowds, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition has announced an extension of the exhibit through the New Year. The exhibit will remain in the former Women’s Museum at Fair Park.

     The exhibit showcases 34 life-size photographic reproductions of Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes, exhibited on 16-foot panels brilliantly illuminated, with outstanding resolution, clarity and color. Highlights of the exhibit include an intimate look at The Creation of Adam and a 40x41-foot rendition of The Last Judgment, as well as a fully narrated audio tour (available in English and Spanish) that provides narrative and insight behind each and every panel on display.
    Future programming will include lectures, cafe conversations, VIP tours and holiday honors. Unique gifts and merchandise will be for sale on-site throughout the engagement. The former Women’s Museum building is located at 3800 Parry Avenue, Dallas, Texas. Parking is available just outside the fair grounds on the west side of the Music Hall at Fair Park. More information is available at www.chapelsistine.com.

    About Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition
    This unique exhibition recreates one of the world’s greatest artistic achievements, Michelangelo’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, reproduced photographically and artfully displayed in their original size and displayed as 34 reproductions on 16-foot panels. This innovative interpretation of the timeless masterpieces can be viewed up close, including The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgment, in its original size – a towering 41 feet high. Making its debut in the United States at the State Fair of Texas, the exhibition was voted in the top three attractions at the iconic yearly event. It has previously made stops in Montreal, Canada, and Vienna, Austria. For more information, visit www.chapelsistine.com. The exhibition is represented by Scott Pang and Laurence Leader at ICM Partners.
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    Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition
    Now – January 8, 2017
    Tuesday through Sunday
    10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Tickets for adults – $16 each
    Children 7+/Students with ID/Seniors – $12 each
    Family 4-packs – $45 per family
    Groups of 10+ – $10 per person
    All Children 6 and under – free admission
    Audio guides available at Box Office for $2 per person *

    * School and faith-based group pricing will include audio tours free of charge.