Dr Barbara Jatta becomes first ever female director of Vatican Museums

Posted on:27 Dec 2016 09:36:18
Dr Barbara Jatta becomes first ever female director of Vatican Museums
27 December 2016 Current Affairs: Dr Barbara Jatta(54) was appointed as the first female director of Vatican Museums by Pope Francis. It will be effective from January 1, 2017

Jatta is currently working as the Deputy Director of the museums Since June 2016

With this appointments she will become the “highest-ranking female administrator in the Vatican

Jatta, 54, who has been serving the museum as the Deputy Director since June 2016, is an Italian art historian and graphic arts expert, whose first tryst with Vatican dates back to 1996 when she headed the Vatican Library's departments of prints, reports catholicnews.co

Vatican Museums: The Vatican Museums were founded by Pope Julius II in the 16th century.There are a total of 54 museums,1400 rooms, chapels, and galleries

 

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