The Torlonia Marbles. Collecting Masterpieces

14/10/2020 - 29/06/2021
Musei Capitolini,
New venue at Palazzo Caffarelli

The exhibition “The Torlonia Marbles-Collecting Masterpieces” opens to the public on 14 October 2020.
Ninety-six marbles from the Torlonia collection will be on view to the public at a major show in Rome.

The event is the first step of the agreement signed the 15th of March 2016 between the Ministry for the Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism and the Torlonia Foundation, and is a result of the institutional agreement subscribed by the Directorate General for Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape and the Special Superintendency of Rome with the Torlonia Foundation itself.

The scientific project for enhancing the collection is entrusted to Salvatore Settis who is curating “The Torlonia Marbles-Collecting Masterpieces” with Carlo Gasparri, both archaeologists and academics of the Accademia dei Lincei. Electa, also publisher of the catalogue, organizes the exhibition. The Torlonia Foundation with the contribution of the maison Bvlgari has restored the sculptures selected. the project to organize the exhibition of the Torlonia Collection in the renovated spaces of the new venue of the Musei Capitolini at Palazzo Caffarelli, restored to life through the commitment and the project of the Superintendency for Monuments and Cultural Properties of Rome is by David Chipperfield Architects Milan.

Until 29 June 2021 I marmi Torlonia. Collecting masterpieces will be open to visitors in Rome in the new exhibition site of the Capitoline Museums, in Villa Caffarelli.


Musei Capitolini
, New venue at Palazzo Caffarelli
Opening hours

From 14 October 2020 to 29 June 2021. The dates indicated may vary.
Open daily, from 9.30 to 19.30
24 and 31 December: 9.30 - 14.00
Last admission one hour before closing time
Closed: 25 December, 1 January, 1 May.

Before planning the visit, CONSULT THE NOTICES

Entrance ticket

Tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm)

Salvatore Settis e Carlo Gasparri


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