Vancouver just got a new Sistine Chapel exhibit and here’s a first look

It’s a great year for local art lovers as there’s another unique exhibition in Vancouver.

This time you can view some of Michelangelo’s masterful art. For the first time ever, life-size digital paintings of all 34 frescoes of the Sistine Chapel are on display, providing a personalized experience of the artwork like never before.

Usually seen only by those lucky enough to have traveled to the Vatican in Italy, this exhibition allows you to view each fresco in high definition.

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‘Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition’‘ you can see some of the world’s most tourist-driven art with a unique perspective.

Visitors can browse each piece and learn about the time it took to create, the story behind it, and see the immense amount of detail that lies within the painting itself.

This perspective arouses much admiration for the timeless masterpiece. Audio guides are also available to rent to give you an even more in-depth experience.

Let’s take a closer look inside

Photo: Christina Chandra / 604 Nu

Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo

Photo: Christina Chandra / 604 Nu

Michelangelo's art

Photo: Christina Chandra / 604 Nu

Michelangelo's painting

Photo: Christina Chandra / 604 Nu

Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo

Photo: Christina Chandra / 604 Nu

Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo

Photo: Christina Chandra / 604 Nu

Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo

Photo: Christina Chandra / 604 Nu

Whether you have seen the Sistine Chapel in person or not, it is truly a once in a lifetime experience to see the art in this detail up close.

The exhibition just started on November 19 and tickets are available online.

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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: the exhibition

Venue:
Canada Place – East Exhibit Hall A – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver

Recognition:
From $12.60 and up

Time:
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Date: Friday 19 November 2021

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