On 23 September 2014, after 2000 years from Augustus death, 13 countries will meet in Rome, Amsterdam, Alexandria and Sarajevo, for the opening of an extraordinary exhibition, Keys to Rome: an original interactive journey to discover the city of Augustus and the Roman Empire, seen and experienced from its four corners, four fascinating venues, four cities on Roman culture.

The press conference for the exhibition (9 July 2014) will take place in Rome at Ara Pacis. Among the participants connected remotely are:

Giuseppe Abbamonte, Director of the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology, European Commission,

Wim Hupperetz, Director of the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam,

Mohamed Abd El- Maguid, Director of The Museum of Antiquities at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria Egypt

Adnan Muftarevic, Director of the Sarajevo Museum.

The organiser is the EU funded  V-MusT.net project (Virtual Museum Transnational Network). The Network will set up a service platform to integrate tools and services for Virtual Museums, training activities and a virtual museum laboratory to be used by the whole community. The project is coordinated by the Consilio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) and has 18 partners from 13 different countries.

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Museo dei Fori Imperiali

Museum of Antiquities, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt

Vijecnica City Hall, Sarajevo Museum, Sarajevo, BH

Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam, NL

V-MusT.net project



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