These are your final weeks to visit Portland’s impressive exhibition featuring Michelangelo’s famous frescoes. The awe-inspiring exhibit, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition, is coming to a close at the end of August, and you don’t want to miss out on this experience. It’s the closest you’ll come to these masterpieces without stepping foot inside the Vatican City.
Thanks to digital technology and the LA-based SEE Global Entertainment (SEE™), a family of companies that specialize in global touring exhibitions, this new stunning spectacle showcases the wonder of one of mankind’s greatest artistic feats. The iconic frescoes that have decorated the walls of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City for 500 years come to life through state-of-the-art technology, becoming part of a life-sized display that you can view up close for a truly unique perspective.
The ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been recreated by using licensed high-definition photos, using special expertise and care. A special photo-printing technique has been employed which emulates the look and feel of the original paintings. You can now view these displayed pieces in all their glory, plunging you into Michelangelo’s frescoes.
Visitors have been able to engage with the artworks in ways that were never before possible: seeing every detail, every brushstroke and every color of the artist’s 34 frescoes. Each image is also accompanied by informative signage, and audio guides are also available for a more in-depth experience. Whether visitors have already been to the Sistine Chapel or not, everyone at Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition can admire the artwork up close, at their own pace and with the ability to capture their experience of the iconic work in photos.
This globally successful exhibition is an innovative and unique interpretation of Michelangelo’s timeless masterpiece which was painted in the artist’s signature fresco style on the freshly plastered walls and ceilings of the Apostolic Palace in Rome, Italy between 1508 and 1512.
Michelangelo completed his work between 1535 and 1541, and visitors can marvel at it today with this innovative and cutting-edge interpretation of one of the world’s most famous interior paintings.
Don’t miss the chance to experience a part of Rome in Portland.