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Artigianato e Palazzo

Artigianato e Palazzo

In the wonderful frame of the Corsini Garden of Florence there will be the 17th edition of Artigianato e Palazzo (Artisanate and Palace). Since 1995, for three days more than 80 masters artisans, from all over Italy and abroad will show their ability in craftmanship . You can see how they work ... More

Notte Bianca a Firenze - Free entrance for the Uffizi Gallery

Notte Bianca a Firenze - Free entrance for the Uffizi Gallery

On April 30 2011 Florence will have another Notte Bianca . The idea is to focus on contemporary , with the intention of showing Florence not only as a renaissance city. Among the most important events a multiethnic orchestra, as a street band, will move from piazza Cestello along the Lungarni . The ... More


La scuola del mondo (the school of the world)

La scuola del mondo (the school of the world)

Until August 1 2011 at the museum Casa Buonarroti of Florence the exhibition “La scuola del mondo (the school of the world). Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo shows 22 incredible drawings: twelve by Leonardo da Vinci and ten by Michelangelo. The exhibit is a strict cooperation ... More

Giorgio Morandi in Florence

Giorgio Morandi in Florence

Until May 31 2011 at the Farsetti Gallery in Florence the exhibition “Giorgio Morandi painter of light and silence”. A selection of 50 paintings which chronicles his artistic production from 1919 until 1963. Landscapes and still lives where the chromatic range is rich of shades of ... More


Velazquez and El Greco restored in Florence

Velazquez and El Greco restored in Florence

On the occasion of the XIII Culture Week, until April 17 2011, the Uffizi Gallery of Florence presents at the San Pier Scheraggio room, the restoration of two important paintings preserved in the Florentine museum. They are the Selfportrait of Velazquez (from the Vasarian Corridor) whose ... More

Just restored frescoes in Santa Croce

Just restored frescoes in Santa Croce

After a five year restoration the frescoes in the main chapel of the Church of Santa Croce in Florence are visible again. It is the famous cicle of frescoes called The Legend of the discovery of the true Cross painted by Agnolo Gaddi, son of Taddeo, one of the best pupils of Giotto's. The ... More


Restitutions 2011 - Treasures of art

Restitutions 2011 - Treasures of art

Until June 5th 2011 a very interesting exhibition at the Sala Bianca of the Pitti Palace in Florence: Restitutions – Restored treasures of art - XV edition. More than 80 masterpieces from all over Italy recently restored. Among them the wonderful terracotta frieze made for Lorenzo the ... More

La  Bella by Titian back to Pitti Palace

La Bella by Titian back to Pitti Palace

The wonderful portrait by Titian called "La Bella" (the beautiful lady) is back to the Pitti Palace of Florence after a long and difficult restoration. On this occasion a nice and peculiar exhibition will be at the Palatina Gallery of the Pitti Palace from April 11 2011 until July 10 ... More


Restauration of the Tabernacolo dei Linaioli by Angelico

Restauration of the Tabernacolo dei Linaioli by Angelico

The magnificent Tabernacolo dei Linaioli by Beato Angelico, masterpiece of Early Renaissance, is back to the San Marco Museum in Florence, after a long and difficult restoration. To celebrate the event, on the occasion of the exhibition Restitutions 2011 at the Pitti Palace, the three panel ... More

Week of  Culture

Week of Culture

From 9 to 17 April 2011 is the XIII Week of Culture. During these nine days free entrance in all the state monuments, museums, archeological areas, archives and libraries. Besides exihibitions, meetings, extraordinary openings and concerts. Do not miss this great opportunity, choose your official ... More