Alessandra Gardin

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Explosion of the charriot

Explosion of the charriot

I have been informing my visitors for many years regarding the Traditional Explosion of the Charriot during the Easter Mass, but this year it won't be. It is stupid to have a parade and such an event with nobody around, therefore our Mayor decides to suspend it and devolve the money to help ... More

Raphael 1520 - 2020

Raphael 1520 - 2020

This year is the fifth centenary of Raphael's death, the famous painter and architect in fact died in Rome in 1520. The director of Le Gallerie degli Uffizi ( Uffizi Gallery nd Palatina Gallery) decided to loan some paintings to the very important exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in ... More


#wewillmakeit!

#wewillmakeit!

Dearest visitors of my website, the terrible situation due to the pandemia Covid-19 will not allow us to visit Florence together for quite a long time. Your officiale tourist guide of Florence suggest to have a virtual look at my splendid city and to start having an idea about your future ... More

At  gods feet

At gods feet

I suggest not to miss the exhibit At gods feet. Art of shoes from ancient Rome to colossal movies and comtemporary fashion, at the Museo delle Moda and del Costume of the Pitti Palace of Florence. Until April 19 2020. The exhibition consists of 80 pieces, from roman caligae and aristocratic ... More


A visionary at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

A visionary at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

From February 22 2020 until July 19 2020 the Strozzi Palace of Florence holds the exibition of Tomás Saraceno, Aria. This visionary artist who mixes art, social and life sciences and creates immersive works and participatory experiences that suggest a new way of living in our world by ... More

Botanical drawings by Leonardo da Vinci

Botanical drawings by Leonardo da Vinci

From September 13 until December 19 2019 at the Complex of Santa Maria Novella in Florence the exhibition The Botany of Leonardo.A vision of science bridging art and nature”, Drawing from Da Vinci in an authentic and yet contemporary way also means trying to define a new way of thinking ... More


Natalia Goncharova at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

Natalia Goncharova at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

The Strozzi Palace of Florence from September 28 2019 until Jabuary 12 2020 will host an exhibit dedicate to the russian paintress Natalia Goncharova, extraordinary female figure of the XX Century art. The exhibition Natalia Goncharova. A woman and the avantguardes, among Gauguin, Matisse and ... More

Shaped by fire

Shaped by fire

From September 18 2019 until January 12 2020 at the Pitti Palace of Florence a great exhibition Shaped by fire. Bronze sculpture in the Florence of the last Medici". The exhibit shows a selection of bronze statues by Giambologna (Jean de Boulogne), by his pupils and by the most important ... More


All the colours of the Jewish Italy

All the colours of the Jewish Italy

Do not miss the splendid exhibition "All the colours of the Jewish Italy" at the Sala Magliabechiana of the Uffizi Gallery of Florence. About 140 pieces: tapestries, fabrics, laces, dresses and religiuos objects which present for the first time the history of the italian Jews ... More

Tribute to Cosimo I of the Medici

Tribute to Cosimo I of the Medici

Do visit the exhibition A woven biography. The XVII century tapestries in honour of Cosimo I, created to celebrate the 5th Centenary of Cosimo's birth. The nine large tapestries in wool and silk, displayed in the magnificent Sala Bianca at the first floor of the Pitti Palace of Florence, ... More