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Museums in Italy begin reopening

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On May 18, the once strict lockdown in Italy began to ease. The epidemiological curve's peak had come on March 21, with 6,557 new coronavirus cases, and on mid-may new cases were around 500 every day. With the improved situation, and the gradually reopening of the country, museums and cultural institutions were also allowed to resume their operations after being closed for more than 70 days.

Italy’s Museums Reopen, Offering Vibrating Social-Distancing Necklaces and a New Chance to See Rome’s Once-in-a-Lifetime Raphael Show. Artnet.

Photo essay: Italy reopens museums and churches. Fortune.

Italy’s Museums Are Reopening, and Without the Usual Tourist Crowds. The Wall Street Journal.

Italy’s Museums Reopen With Vibrating Social-Distancing Necklaces, Limited Admission. Smithsonian Magazine.

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Published in 29/05/2020

Updated in 19/02/2021

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