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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


News on Leonardo da Vinci

News on Leonardo da Vinci

We have to wait one more year before seeing the Adoration of the Magi by Leonardo da Vinci back to the Uffizi Gallery of Florence. For the first time, after two years in the Laboratory of restoration Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence, the lost colour of the famous painting is reappearing. ... More

Picasso at the Strozzi Palace

Picasso at the Strozzi Palace

On September 20th at the Strozzi Palace of Florence opens the exhibition “Picasso and the Spanish modernity”. It will be on until January 25th 2015. It is a large selection of works by Picasso and other artists: paintings, statues, drawings, etchings and a movie; the exhibition was ... More


The Museum of the XX century opens in Florence

The Museum of the XX century opens in Florence

On June 24th 2014 in Florence the new Museo Novecento is opening. It is in Santa Maria Novella square, in the ancient Hospital of Saint Paul with the beautiful porch designed by Michelozzo in the XV century. The Museo Novecento is dedicated to XX century italian art and shows in its 800 square ... More

Holy Splendours at the Argenti Museum of Pitti Palace

Holy Splendours at the Argenti Museum of Pitti Palace

The Argenti Museum of Florence hosts a great exhibition: Holy splendors: the treasure of the Relic Chapel in the Pitti Palace. From June 10th 2014 until November 2nd 2014. The exhibit wants to recreate, even through documents, the incredible collection of precious items preserved in the granduke ... More


Jacopo Ligozzi at the Pitti Palace

Jacopo Ligozzi at the Pitti Palace

Until September 28 2014 the Galleria Palatina of the Pitti Palace in Florence will host the exhibition Jacopo Ligozzi "pittore universalissimo" (universal painter). Jacopo Ligozzi was born in Verona and went to Florence in 1577 at the court of Francis I of the Medici family. The selection ... More

Museums open by night in Florence

Museums open by night in Florence

Museum Night - On Saturday May 17th 2014 in Florence extraordinary opening from 7:00 PM until 11:00 PM, with a symbolic entrance fees of 1 euro these museums: Uffizi Gallery Accademia Gallery Museum of Saint Mark Museum Davanzati Palace Bargello Museum Opificio delle Pietre Dure Museum ... More


Prophets by Donatello in the Baptistery of Florence

Prophets by Donatello in the Baptistery of Florence

Until 30 of November 2014 in the Baptistery of Florence three statues by Donatello are on show. They are the three prophets carved between 1415 and 1436: the Young Prophet, The bearded Prophet and the Prophet Jeremias. The statues belong to the group of sixteen statues commisiioned by the Opera del ... More

Italian Renaissance paintings visible again at the Uffizi Gallery

Italian Renaissance paintings visible again at the Uffizi Gallery

Since April 29 2014 in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence the rooms belonging to the Armeria of the Medici (rooms from 19 to 23) will open again, after a long restoration, renovation and updating of systems and lights. 44 paintings, which belong to different areas of the Italian Renaissance, are ... More