Sistine Chapel rented for corporate event

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Sistine Chapel, view toward altar, 1508-1512/1533-1541, Vatican Palace, Vatican City

Yes, you read that right. The Sistine Chapel can be rented out for select corporate charity events as a part of Pope Francis’ “Art for Charity” initiative. The first takers: Porsche. On Saturday, October 18, 2014, forty of the car maker’s enthusiasts paid $5,900 per head to be among the first group of people treated to a private tour of and concert in one of the world’s most identifiable spaces.

via CNNMoney and Vatican Radio

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