The biographical story of Michelangelo’s troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II. The Pope is eager to leave behind works by which he will be remembered. To this end he cajoles Michelangelo into painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. When not on the battlefield uniting Italy, the Pope nags Michelangelo to speed up his painful work on the frescoes.
Relive or discover the volatile relationship between two historical personalities, that contributed to the creation of one of the world’s greatest artistic attractions.
In conjunction with Hampshire Cultural Trust’s Sistine Chapel: A Different View exhibition in The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre (5 July – 29 September).
Access for wheelchair users
Level access toilet
Level access venue
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The Winchester Discovery Centre is served by a variety of local buses which stop outside the library on Jewry Street, including the 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, X24/25/26, 68, 86, 95/95A/96/96A, and 99/X99 which all stop outside the main entrance.
Winchester Discovery Centre is just a short five minute walk from Winchester Train Station.