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08 Nov

Save the Countryside

Din l-Art Ħelwa’s Save the Countryside campaign aims to show the relevance of biodiversity and the countryside to our daily lives in Malta and for future generations. ...

22 Sep

RESTORATION

A canvas painting representing the Holy Virgin with Child, the infant Jesus is depicted looking towards the viewer, while the Virgin has a serene gaze, as if in contemplation, looking slightly away from the viewer. The painting has now been restored by Amy Sciberras, Din l-Art Ħelwa’s resident conservator and is exhibited at the Church...

16 Nov

RESTORATION

The small canvas painting representing the Sacred Heart of Jesus at the Church of Our Lady of Victory has been restored by Amy Sciberras our resident conservator.The strainer and decorative frame were first disinfested. Unstable areas of the paint/preparatory layers were consolidated and deformations were improved. Surface deposits and grime were cleaned and losses were...

27 Oct

RESTORATION

The reconstruction and restoration at St Anthony’s battery Qala is now nearly complete. The upright masonry is finished and built with as much of the original old stone found on the site. The battery is now also complete of its woodwork and is looking very handsome. Read more about Qala battery here and here and here ...

30 Sep

RESTORATION

  Ongoing restoration at the Chapel of Our Lady of Victory, Valletta’s first Church. Above see the restored painting of the Angel Gabriel by the Maltese painter Alessio Erardi. Visit the Chapel to view other ongoing works and support us in preserving Malta’s artistic and historical heritage ...

26 Sep

NOTTE BIANCA

Notte Bianca is an unforgettable event of art, culture and much more. During Notte Bianca Valletta’s museums, historical buildings, private and public art galleries and other cultural institutions are open free of charge. Din l-Art Helwa is participating this year on more than one front. Our head office at 133 Melita Street will be hosting...

20 Aug

RESTORATION

  MALTESE AND FRENCH YOUTHS FOR THE RESTORATION OF MALTESE HERITAGE – 7th – 16th September 2012 at Tal-Hniena Church, Qrendi Join in our 9 day live-in and experience hands-on restoration work in a fun and stimulating environment. Open to youths aged 18 – 25 For further info contact info@dinlarthelwa.org or tel: 79372070 A Din L-Art Helwa/Union Rempart...

07 Feb

Din l-Art Helwa appeals for funds

Din l-Art Helwa have launched an appeal to the general public to JOIN THE ‘VICTORY’ TEAM by donating funds to the restoration project for the Church of Our Lady of Victory. This Church is pivotal to the history of Malta being the first building and the first church of Valletta. It is therefore of immense religious and...

29 Nov

Last Judgement Fresco at Bir Miftuh Restored

Thanks to the generous sponsorship from Malta International Airport plc, thirty years after the first intervention, the much needed restoration of the fresco depicting the Last Judgement, on the internal western wall, has been completed. Click here to see a slideshow of the amazing work our restorers are doing ...