In Pictures: As lockdown eases, Europe’s art galleries reopen their doors
3 June 2020, 21:54
Florence’s Uffizi reopened on Wednesday while Rome’s Vatican Museums and art galleries in Amsterdam welcomed socially-distanced visitors on Monday.
The reopening of some of Europe’s most famous galleries has given the continent a glimpse of the past – as well as the uncertain future after the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Wednesday Florence’s Uffizi Gallery was the latest to open its doors with its collection of Renaissance masterpieces available, albeit with strict social-distancing measures.
On Monday The Vatican Museums, including the Sistine Chapel, were again available for viewing as were galleries in Amsterdam, with Dutch masterpieces in the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum once more on display.