ST. LOUIS (October 28, 2020) – Explore St. Louis is pleased to welcome Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition to America’s Center. An immersive journey through the iconic masterpieces that adorn the Sistine Chapel in Rome, Italy, the exhibit will open to the public on November 6, 2020, at America’s Ballroom on the second floor of America’s Center.
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition will transport visitors safely and responsibly to the Vatican, all while never leaving St. Louis. The exhibit will cover nearly all of America’s Ballroom’s 27,625 square feet of space – allowing guests to marvel at one of the world’s greatest artistic achievements, Michelangelo’s renowned ceiling frescoes with an Up-Close, Life-Size, and Never-Before-Seen perspective.
“Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition will allow residents and visitors alike to enjoy a world class artistic and cultural experience right here at the America’s Center Convention Complex,” said Kathleen (Kitty) Ratcliffe, President of Explore St. Louis.
Recently acknowledged internationally as a GBAC STAR Facility for its commitment to ensuring a clean, safe, and healthy environment, America’s Center’s health and safety protocols will be firmly in place, including but not limited to: temperature screenings for guests upon entry, mandatory use of face coverings, practicing of social distancing, and rigorous sanitization of all surfaces.