The Mdina Cathedral Museum, the prestigious institution housing priceless paintings, unique prints, ancient reliquaries and other outstanding objets d’art will be inaugurating the specially-designed Baroque Period Hall tomorrow at 6:30 p.m.
The museum, a baroque palace once the seminary built by bishop Paolo Alpheran de Bussan (1728-1757) is considered as one of the best church museums in Europe fully deserving the appellation of Crossroad of Faith and Culture.
The Metropolitan Chapter and the Cathedral Museum Committee with Mgr Aloysius Deguara and Rev. Edgar Vella as curator have further enhanced the international reputation of this institution that opened its doors in 1969.
The Baroque Hall will be inaugurated by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna. This auspicious event will be immediately followed by the launching of Fr Vella’s highly researched book Treasures of Faith and an exhibition related to this book titled Relics and Reliquaries.
The Cathedral Museum will be open to the public on Thursday from 9.30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitors will be given the opportunity to view the exceptional artistic treasures in this magnificent baroque palace during guided tours offered free by the museum management. Event on Facebook