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An european glory. Pietro da Cortona in Florence (1637-1647)

An european glory. Pietro da Cortona in Florence (1637-1647)

Until October 11th at the museum Casa Buonarroti, 70 Ghibellina street in Florence, the exibit "An european glory. Pietro da Cortona in Florence (1637-1647) is on show. The exibit consists of paintings and drawings by the famous baroque painter whowasin Florence and worked for the Grand Duke ... More

VINO NOSTRUM. ART, SCIENCE AND MYTHS OF WINE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN CIVILIZATIONS

VINO NOSTRUM. ART, SCIENCE AND MYTHS OF WINE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN CIVILIZATIONS

Untilthe 30th April 2011 the exibit "VINO NOSTRUM. ART, SCIENCE AND MYTHS OF WINE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN CIVILIZATIONS"will be visible at the Argenti Museum of the Pitti Palace in Florence. The exibition consists of remains, scultures, frescoes and mosaics expounded by videos and screens ... More


THE GREAT BRONZE SCULPTURES OF THE BAPTISTRY IN FLORENCE.RUSTICI AND LEONARDO .

THE GREAT BRONZE SCULPTURES OF THE BAPTISTRY IN FLORENCE.RUSTICI AND LEONARDO .

The exibit "The great bronze scultpures of the Baptistry in Florence. Rustici and Leonardo"was opensince last10th September at the National Musem of Bargello in Florence. The exhibition shows, among other works by Giovanfrancesco Rustici (1475-1554) coming from important European and ... More

The Rificolona feast

The Rificolona feast

Every September, on 7th and 8th , in Florence we celebrate the Rificolona feast. It is a parade of children and grown ups, walking through the streets of the city centre of Florence holdingcolourful paper lamps of many different shapes. The origin of this feast is probably due to the countrymen ... More


Do choose the right tourist guide!

Do choose the right tourist guide!

Would you like to visit a city rich of monuments and masterpieces as Florence is, without loosing heart? Do you want to be sure of seeing the most important things and to be able to appreciate them under a different point of view? Then do choose your guide very carefully:Alessandra ... More

Guidi House in Florence

Guidi House in Florence

The Guidi House in Florence, as we see it today, has the same number of rooms and the same layout of the flat rented in 1847 by the couple Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barret Browning, the famous English poets who lived in this house for several years and died in 1861. Themajority of paintings ... More


Greta Garbo. The mistery of the style

Greta Garbo. The mistery of the style

Until October 18, 2010, at the Museum Salvatore Ferragamo of Florence a great exibit dedicated to Greta Garbo will be on. It is a selected choose of dresses and shoes allowed for the first time on show by her heirs. The exibitionmainly wants to point out the strong relationship between the Divine ... More

Portrait by Memling in the Niobe's Room at the Uffizi Gallery of Florence

Portrait by Memling in the Niobe's Room at the Uffizi Gallery of Florence

In the Niobe’s Room at the Uffizi Gallery of Florence is on display the Portrait of a praying young manby Hans Memlingfrom the Museum Thyssen – BornemiszaofMadrid. The occasion is the exchange with the Adoration of the Magi by Ghirlandaio lend by the Uffizi to the exibit Domenico ... More


15  August   in Florence

15 August in Florence

On Sunday August 15 (national festivity in Italy) most of the State Museums of Florenceare open to public: Uffizi Gallery, Academy Gallery, Medici Chapels, Bargello Museum. Inside the Pitti Palace is possible visitingthe Palatina Gallery, the Argenti Museum, the Modern Art Gallery, the Boboli ... More

Bronzino found out works

Bronzino found out works

Three never-before-seen works by Bronzino are on restauration at the Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence and they will be ready for the exibition running from September 24, 2010 to January 23, 2011 at Florence's Palazzo Strozzi. They are a painted Crucifix commissioned by Bartolomeo ... More