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Springtime in Florence

Springtime in Florence

A rich Springtime is waiting for you in Florence, with wonderful exhibitions inside the most prestigious museums of the city. In May (May 21 2013 - September 15 2013) at the Palatina Gallery of the Pitti Palace an exhibit dedicated to the subject of dream in Renaissance. Dreams, visions and ... More

The Sprigtime of Renaissance at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

The Sprigtime of Renaissance at the Strozzi Palace of Florence

From March 23 2013 until August 18 2013 at the Strozzi Palace of Florence the exhibition The Springtime of the Renaissance. Sculpture and arts in Florence 1400 – 1460. The exhibit wants to show, mainly through the sculpture, the genesis of what we call the miracle of the Renaissance in ... More


A new room for Michelangelo at the Uffizi

A new room for Michelangelo at the Uffizi

A new arrangement for the Tondo Doni by Michelangelo in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence. The famous painting, made around 1507 for the Florentine merchant Agnolo Doni, (the unique sure painting by Michelangelo Buonarroti) has a new space in the room 35, together with other Florentine painters of the ... More

From the Lily to David. Civic art in Florence

From the Lily to David. Civic art in Florence

The Academy Gallery of Florence from May 14 to Dicember 8 2013 will host the exhibition Dal giglio al David (From the lily to David. Civic art in Florence between Meddle Age and Renaissance). It consists of art pieces made for decorating public buildings, such as civic palaces, seats of the office, ... More


Aperitif at the Palazzo Davanzati

Aperitif at the Palazzo Davanzati

In wintertime the event Aperitivo ad arte is held in Palazzo Davanzati, a XIV century building in the ancient centre of Florence. The palace is home of the Museum of Casa Fiorentina (Museum of Florentine house). In the rooms decorated with frescoes you can meet actors performing characters of the ... More

2013  an year which worth a journey!

2013 an year which worth a journey!

2013 will be an year rich of event in Florence! In the first six months we will have 3 important exhibitions. We start in March when the Uffizi Gallery hosts the exhibit Norma and Capriccio. Spanish in Italy at the beginning of the "modern style", paying a particular attention to ... More


Norma e Capriccio: Spanish art in Italy at the beginning of the ''modern style''

Norma e Capriccio: Spanish art in Italy at the beginning of the ''modern style''

At the Uffizi Gallery of Florence an interesting axhibition about spanish art between XV and XVI century is going to be opened: NORMA E CAPRICCIO SPAGNOLI IN ITALIA AGLI ESORDI DELLA 'MANIERA MODERNA' (Normality and Caprice: Spanish in Italy at the begnning of the "modern style". The ... More

Christmas holidays in Florence

Christmas holidays in Florence

Do visit Florence during Christmas Holidays! Do choose your local licensed tourist guide, your art and history expert and reserve a private walking tour through the cobblestoned streets. Breath the feast atmosphere: the city is alive, but not caothic and it is wonderful with its lights, colors, ... More


A new edition of I Mai visti

A new edition of I Mai visti

From December 15 2012 until February 3 2013 a new edition (the 12th) of I Mai visti at the Reali Poste of the Uffizi in Florence. An exhibition regarding Alchemy and Art. The Medici had an incredible passion for Alchemy and they settled a fonderia (foundry) in the building of the Uffizi. The ... More

The Sleeping Ariadne back to the Uffizi Gallery

The Sleeping Ariadne back to the Uffizi Gallery

Since Monday November 26 2012 it was back to the Uffizi Gallery of Florence, after a 220 year pilgrimage through many museums the Sleeping Ariadne. It is a roman statue belonging to the III century before B.C., copy of an ellenistic original. The dimensions and the weigth (a bit less than two tons ... More