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Carlo Dolci at Pitti Palace

Carlo Dolci at Pitti Palace

Do not miss the exhibition on Carlo Dolci (1616-1687) at the Palatina Gallery in the Pitti Palace of Florence. The painter, very much appreciated even by the members of the Medici family and by European nobles families, became famous for the quality of his figures and the incredible ... More

Piero di Cosimo exhibit

Piero di Cosimo exhibit

At the first floor of the Uffizi Gallery of Florence a nice exhibition dedicated to Piero di Cosimo (1462- 1522) eccentric painter between Renaissance and Manierism is on, until September 27 2015 It is a selection of about 100 pieces: paintings, drawings and work of his contemporaries. A great ... More


The wedding table of  Maria de' Medici

The wedding table of Maria de' Medici

Do not miss the exhibition Sweet triumphs and wonderful foldings. Sugar sculptures and napkins for the Florentine wedding of Maria de’ Medici at the Palatina Galleria in the Pitti Palace of Florence. Until June 7 2015. The incredible sculptures in sugar have been recreated following the ... More

Middle Ages on the road at the Bargello Museum

Middle Ages on the road at the Bargello Museum

The National Museum of Bargello in Florence celebrate the 150 anniversary of its foundation with a wonderful exhibition Middle Ages on the road. It consists of five sections which show: the representation of the world at that time, with geographic maps from the XII to the XV century, the ... More


Francis art at the Accademia

Francis art at the Accademia

At the Academy Gallery of Florence an incredible exhibition is opening: The art of Francis – masterpieces of Italian and Asian art from the XIII to the XV century. The purpose of the exhibit is of pointing out the artistic production commissioned by the Franciscan order (paintings, ... More

Ellenistic bronzes at the Strozzi Palace

Ellenistic bronzes at the Strozzi Palace

Since March 14th 2015 at the Strozzi Palace of Florence the incredible exhibition dedicated to the Ellenistic sculpture: Power and Pathos. Bronzes from the Ellenistic world. Wonderful statues are displayed to show the development of art during the Ellenistic Period between the IV and the I ... More


Florence Capital of Italy

Florence Capital of Italy

This year is the 150 anniversary of Florence Capital of Italy. From 1865 until 1871, before the unification of Italy, the capital city was moved from Turin to Florence and we want to celebrate that period. Some nice exhibitions will be on. Please take note: At the seat of the Bank Cassa di ... More

Gerrit von Honthorst at the Uffizi

Gerrit von Honthorst at the Uffizi

Since February 10th 2015 at the Uffizi Gallery of Florence an exhibition dedicated to the flemish painter Gerrit Von Honthorst. Born in Utrecht, he was in Italy for ten years, from 1610 until 1620. He was very much influenced by Caravaggio's realism and use of light, in fact he became famous fot ... More


Buccellati 's art at the Pitti Palace

Buccellati 's art at the Pitti Palace

At the Argenti Museum of the Pitti Palace of Florence, the exhibition The trausures of the Buccellati Foundation. From Mario to Gianmaria, 100 years of history of golfsmith art was recently opened. More than one hundred works, among jewels, gold and silver artcrafts designed by Mario and Gianmaria ... More

Spring Tour

Spring Tour

A proposal for clients who want to do something different. A different tour for those of you who have already visited Florence and its museums. Let’us take a day off and let’s visit Lucca with its wonderful historical places and the ancient walls. Then we can include a trip to ... More