Travels

Cleopatra Exhibition in Canal Art, until May 8

Pin
Send
Share
Send
Send


Cleopatra Exhibition in Canal de Madrid Art

In this Christmas 2015 and early 2016 there is a historical character that takes center stage in the Christmas 2015.

Is about Cleopatra, the last representative of the dynasty of Ptolemy in Egypt, which aroused great fascination in its time.

The Cleopatra exhibition what can you visit in Canal Art of the Castilla square follow the tradition of this exhibition center to present exhibitions dedicated to great historical figures, such as the last of Hernan Cortes, wave Leonardo da Vinci, or also to historical enclaves, such as Pompeii.


Cleopatra Exhibition in Canal de Madrid Art

Cleopatra She was the last queen of the Egyptian empire, which was annexed by the Romans in the year 31 BC. That queen shared with Marco Antonio the dream of Alexander the Great of constituting an eastern empire whose capital was Alexandria.

His death by snake bite or ingestion of another poison was involved in the doubt of whether it was suicide or murder.

In the Canal Art exhibition that you can visit until May 8, 2016 is an opportunity to discover the historical figure of Cleopatra, character of which literature and cinema has focused more on the fascination he exercised as a woman.


Cleopatra Exhibition in Canal de Madrid Art

In the sample they are presented more than 400 archaeological pieces from 80 museums and Spanish and international cultural institutions.

During the exhibition you will see the image of Egypt and the Nile as the great cradle of civilization, as well as of Alexandria as a place of cultural miscegenation, and of Rome as the recipient of Egyptian influence.

In this way, the exhibition is organized in seven different areas: Egypt, land of the Nile; the Ptolemy, kings of Egypt; the last queen of Egypt; Egypt in Rome; Cleopatra as an inspiration of artists and performing arts; and the fascination of Egypt in Spain.


Cleopatra Exhibition in Canal de Madrid Art

Cleopatra exhibition schedule

The visiting hours of the Cleopatra exhibition they are, from Monday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., with departure starting half an hour before closing.

On December 25, January 1 and 8, the exhibition is closed, and on December 24 and 31, the exhibition closes at 3 pm.

The ticket prices they are, generally, 7 euros; and the reduced one, 3.50 euros. Here you can check the conditions of the reduced rate and free admission.

<>

Pin
Send
Share
Send
Send