Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
April 18, 2019

A quick guide to Easter 2019 in Florence

From the religious rites of the Christian Holy Week to museum openings and myriad traditions, here is a roundup of what to do on this busy Easter 2019 weekend in Florence. (We’ll update this article as more information is confirmed. If you’re organizing an event or English language worship service you don’t see featured here, […]
April 15, 2019

Wisteria in bloom at Villa Bardini

This year’s bloom is also being celebrated through a series of guided visits to the wisteria pergola.

A tribute to Catherine de’ Medici

The exhibition is features "The Wedding of Catherine de Medici and Henry, Duke of Orléans".
April 12, 2019

Work at The Florentine: Deputy Editor wanted

From quality journalism to translations, The Florentine is much more than a magazine. We are scouting for a deputy editor who can bring stability, creativity and enthusiasm to our team.
March 30, 2019

North facade of Florence Cathedral restored

Restoration has been completed on a swathe of the north facade of Florence Cathedral and involved pre-strengthening, cleaning, stucco removal and re-stuccoing.
March 29, 2019

Leonardo da Vinci and Florence

The folios are on loan from the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan
March 26, 2019

Neptune Fountain restored

Bartolomeo Ammannati’s Fountain of Neptune in Florence’s piazza della Signoria has been restored after two years of intense work, including an overhaul of the water pump system.
March 20, 2019

An open call for illustrators: TheFLR #5

testo in italiano a seguire   TheFLR. The Florentine Literary Review is looking for a talented illustrator to add light and shade to its fifth issue.   The bilingual literary magazine’s editorial board is selecting the short story authors and poets who will delight the pages of the fifth edition of the publication, but we’re missing a key […]
March 19, 2019

Recò Festival in Prato

Recò aims to address best practices in the field of sustainability and renewal.
March 14, 2019

Renovating Poggi’s ramps

A 27,000-litre water tank was installed in piazza Poggi on March 13. It's the cornerstone of the revitalization project to bring the mid-19th-century water features—fountains, grottos and cascades—back to life this May.