2019 has well begun as all the activities that are part of the initiative “The Tuscany of Leonardo”, a carousel of events that will spread out all the year long to celebrate the 500th...
Art between mannerism and counter-reform From 21st September 2017 to 21st January 2018 Florence is hosting a wonderful exhibition of sixteenth century art in Strozzi Palace, called “Il Cinquecento a Firenze. Tra Michelangelo, Pontormo...
Saturday January 17th at 4.00 pm at Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale of Florence (Galileo’s Room) the exhibition will open “Il Pinocchio di Leo Mattioli: una modernità senza tempo” (Leo Mattioli’s Pinocchio: a timeless modernity). The wind orchestra “Fiesole Harmonie”,...
Uffizi Museum of Florence always worth a visit and now extends its offer hosting until 18th March 2013 a special exhibition, dedicated to one of the most influent European painters and leading figure of “Dutch golden age”: “Rembrandt through Morandi’s eyes” will lead us through the path, long but rich of connection, between the two artists. The event is going to take place in Department of Print and Drawings of Uffizi, where view of the artworks will be glorify by a new light system.
From 23rd march to 18th august 2013 Palazzo Strozzi of Florence will host the exhibition “La primavera del Rinascimento. La Scultura e le arti a Firenze 1400-1460”, a connection between Italy and France which wants to illustrate, with thematic areas, the genesis of the artistic movement born in Florence, the “Cradle of Renaissance”, especially through sculpture.
Rucellai Chapel of Florence (or Temple of Saint Sepulchre) will be open to visitors from December 2012; architectural masterpiece of Renaissance, realized by Leon Battista Alberti, conserves “sacello del Santo Sepolcro” and it will enrich Marino Martini Museum’s offer.
The temple is a funeral memorial inside Saint Sepulchre Chapel and it is the last consecrated part of ex-Saint Patrick church; it preserve the remains of Giovanni di Paolo Rucellai, Italian merchant, writer and humanist.
From 3rd November 2012 to 5th January 2013 Polo Museale Fiorentino animates the cradle of renaissance with two special projects which will excite art’s lovers. Those activities involve visitors, adults and kids, and they will emphasize the huge artistic heritage of Florence.
Impruneta is a city near Florence, known for the traditional Saint Luke festival, which celebrates the picture with miraculous powers preserved in the Basilica. To emphasize Impruneta’s uses, the municipality in collaboration with Florence organize “La fiera del Granduca, Impruneta, 18 ottobre 1618”, exhibition centred on Filippo Napoletano’s painting (conserved in Private Residence of Cosimo II in Pitti Palace), which will end on 6th January 2013.
Florence is universally known as one of the most beautiful cities of the world: art and nature meet and mix like in no other place, giving a unique charm to the cradle of renaissance. The Municipality wants to promote this side of the town with a special project, “Florence the walking city”, which draw up citizens, kids and adults, and visitors to nature and to the hidden beauty of Florence.
“Alchemy of colours: scagliola’s art” will take place until 6th January 2013 in Florence, at Spazio Mostre of Cassa di Risparmio. This exhibition retraces history and masterpieces of the ancient technique called “scagliola”, used for building and sacred art.