From Amulet to Zodiac

Chester BeattyThis exhibition in the Chester Beatty Library shows a wide collection of different and various objects from different cultures from the Western, Islamic and East Asian cultures.

The exhibition can be seen in the heart of Dublin at the Chester Beatty Library from this year until the beginning of next year. The collection of the library is divided in two parts, the Sacred Traditions and the Artistic Traditions but both of them display drawings, paintings, prints, rare books and so on from the different cultures. At the exhibition you can discover more on this unique and special collection of objects from the 17th century to the 19th century. At the exhibition visitors also have the chance to discover more on the life and the cultural differences across the world. At the exhibition you can also explore on the very first printed travel books a guide to “the most famous islands of the world”. The exhibition Chester Beatty’s A to Z: from Amulet to Zodiac takes place at the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin, Ireland. The exhibition is held from 11th July in 2014 until 1st February in 2015.

Chester Beatty Library
Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, Ireland

If you want to know more on the exhibition and the museum check the official site for more information.

Painting exhibition in the Chester Beatty Library

If somebody visit to the capital of Ireland, Dublin, it is a must see program visit to Chester Beatty Library, which is offered by most guidebooks and tourist websites.

The Chester Beatty Library opened first in 1950, Dublin, to give place to the collection of its denominator, Sir Chester Beatty. Sir Beatty acquired his property and name as a mining magnate. The today library opened in Dublin Castle in 2000 to celebrate Sir Beatty’s 125th birthday.

The library displays lauds of books, paintings, miniatures and other expensive objects from Islam, East-Asian and Western collections. The exhibited treasures’ one part is sacred traditions, the other is artistic traditions. The library often gives place to temporary exhibitions, like the painting exhibition, which from Sir Chester Beatty’s own collection from the 19th century and includes thirty amazing masterpieces.

The exhibition is opened since 7 September 2012 until 31 August 2013. Because the visitation of Chester Beatty Library is required program, it could be the perfect occasion to see these beautiful painting while you are in Ireland.

Do not miss this eye-catching exhibition! Organize an enjoyable long-weekend to Dublin with your family or friends, walk around the Irish capital’s most beautiful attractions, including the Chester Beatty Library, where you can see more interesting thing, than this French painting exhibition!

Painting Exhibition in the Chester Beatty Library
September 7th, 2012 – August 31st, 2013