"Vetri a Roma" (Glass in Rome)

Small mosaic with seabed and two fish and a dolphin. From Rimini
21/02/2012 - 16/09/2012

The Special Superintendency for the Archaeological Heritage of Rome presents “Vetri a Roma” (Glass in Rome), an exhibition entirely dedicated to the art of glassmaking, mainly centred on the production of the Roman Age. From 21 February to 16 September 2012 at the Curia Julia in the Roman Forum, some 300 pieces will be on display from among precious vessels, jewels and mosaics that tell of the heyday of glassworking in the Roman world, from the 2nd century BCE onwards.

Press Preview on Monday 20 February at 11:00.

Opening times: 

From 8.30 until an hour before sunset.

The ticket office closes one hour before closing time.

Open every day (no weekly closure).


Full price 12.00 Euro; reduced 7.50 Euro

Same ticket also allows entrance to the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill


Information and guided tours - Pierreci/Codess tel 06 39967700


Curated By: 
Maddalena Cima - Maria Antonietta Tomei
Promoted By: 
Special Superintendency for the Archaeological Heritage of Rome
Gabriella Gatto at the Electa Press Office for the Superintendency (SSBAR) tel.06/47497462 press.electamusei@mondadori.it