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E’ iniziato il restauro del Ritrovamento di Romolo e Remo di Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640).
Il pubblico dei visitatori dei Musei Capitolini potrà seguire tutte le fasi dell’intervento grazie ad un apposito cantiere allestito nella Sala di Santa Petronilla, che consentirà agli interessati di assistere alla pulitura della superficie pittorica, a cura del restauratore Nicola Salini.
L’intervento terminerà entro gennaio 2013 ed è realizzato dalla Sovraintendenza ai Beni Culturali di Roma Capitale grazie al contributo di The Mainichi Newspapers, organizzatori di una grande mostra su Rubens che si terrà in Giappone nel 2013.
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5 - 12 August 2012
support the Pediatric Hospital of Kimbondo
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The Fondazione InSé Onlus has always been very sensitive towards solidarity, especially in Africa, where it has developed a strong knowledge base of the continent's culture and challenges. The foundation has decided to concentrate its efforts in one single direction: support of the Pediatric Hospital of Kimbondo and the community that has been built around it. This can be achieved by accompanying this community through a stepwise journey towards being fully autonomous.
The story of Kimbondo started off at the Pediatric Hospital, which was founded at the end of the 1980's by the doctors father Hugo Rios and Laura Perna. Its principal aim is to provide medical assistance to street children and children being abandoned due to the "Ndoki believe" (children possessed by demons). Today the hospital accommodates more than 800 children and, with the help of four Congolese doctors, any illness that does not need surgery cured locally. But above all, the hospital has become a mediacal institution where the the poorest individuals in the greater Kinshasa area are treated at no cost.
For further info, please visit: www.fondazioneinse.org
This application allows users to receive official news and updates, in Italian and English, about all our activities: (current and planned) exhibitions, events and educational visits hosted in the 20 civic museums of Rome’s Musei in Comune network, simple to use and providing high quality content with rich graphics.
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App enables all 100 priceless documents of the exhibition to be accessible on smartphones and tablet PCs; also features augmented reality solutions.
ROME; March. 28, 2012 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that it has developed a free mobile app that delivers rich multimedia content to the fingertips of visitors to an unprecedented exhibition featuring documents held in the Secret Vatican Archive that have never before been seen by the public and now can be admired at the Capitoline Museums in Rome.
The exhibition “Lux in Arcana – The Vatican Secret Archives Reveals Itself” features, among other things, documents such as ciphered letters, manuscripts, codices, and ancient parchments. The materials date from the eighth to the 20th century and the exhibition marks the first time they have ever been shown away from Vatican City. The items were unveiled at the Capitoline Museums in Rome on Feb. 29 and will remain on exhibit thru Sept. 9 of this year.
The mobile app developed by Accenture, which is the official technology partner of the exhibition, significantly enhances the experience of users by delivering supplemental details about the historical items to their smartphones and tablets for both Apple and Android. For example, the app displays technical data, photos and images, provides detailed background information, and features rich, multimedia content. The app allows users to see the documents by alphabetical or chronological order, by the typology (letter, agreement, papal document, etc.) and by the location in the Capitoline Museums halls. Visitors can also follow the path of the exhibition listening to the audio guide feature available through the app.
“Accenture has been an outstanding technology partner and we’re very pleased with the unique user experience that their mobile app delivers”, said Luca Carboni, General Secretary of the Secret Vatican Archive. “We believe the people expected to visit the exhibition will benefit tremendously from the rich content they can access through their devices as they tour the various exhibits.”
The app also features an “augmented reality” capability that can be used outside of the museum at some historical sites in Rome. One example is the statue of Giordano Bruno in the piazza Campo de’ Fiori. Giordano Bruno, a Dominican friar and philosopher, was burned at the stake in 1600’s after being judged a heretic by the Tribunal of the Roman Inquisition. The app allows visitors to focus their smartphone or tablet on the statue and see Bruno’s pyre burst into flames on the device’s display. It also allows visitors to open special contents related to Giordano Bruno’s trial and to call up videos with more information on his life and his ideas. Augmented reality is available also for the angels of the Castel Sant’Angelo bridge, carved by the Bernini, and for the Basilica of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, close to the place where Galileo Galilei abjured.
“We’re delighted to be the official technology sponsor of this extraordinary and unprecedented exhibition from the Secret Vatican Archive,” said Fabio Benasso, country managing director, Accenture Italy. “Our country possesses a treasure trove of culture and art that reflects many of the world’s most historical events and should be shared by as many people as possible.
As an integral and longstanding member of the Italian business community, Accenture is proud to support this important initiative celebrating this part of Italy’s cultural heritage.”
The app is available in Italian and English, and is compatible with almost all mobile devices. It can be downloaded from the Apple store or Google Play for free.
The exhibition “Lux in Arcana – The Vatican Secret Archive Reveals Itself” was conceived for the occasion of the fourth centenary of the Secret Vatican Archives foundation, in collaboration with Roma Capitale, Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali e Centro Storico - Sovraintendenza ai Beni Culturali di Roma and Zètema Progetto Cultura.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 246,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$25.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2011. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
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