Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
March 22, 2017

Arch of Palmyra to be installed for G7 Off

With the G7 Culture Summit just around the corner, a copy of the Monumental Arch of Palmyra will be installed in piazza della Signoria from March 27 to April 27, 2017.   The installation will coincide with the G7 Summit, held in Palazzo Vecchio on March 30 and 31, 2017, as a symbol of the […]
March 14, 2017

Florence to host round table on violence against women

Guest speakers from cross sections of the community
March 10, 2017
March 7, 2017

Wall collapses at the Medici Villa in Poggio a Caiano

A portion of the outer walls surrounding the Medici Villa grounds in Poggio a Caiano collapsed yesterday evening, March 6, around 8.30pm. About 30 meters of the wall fell into via Lorenzo il Magnifico after a heavy rainfall undermined its foundations. Several cars parked next to the wall were buried under bricks and earth, but […]
March 2, 2017

Michelangelo in London

Credit Suisse-sponsored exhibition runs from March 15 to June 25

Gloria Gaynor to perform in Tuscany

Show part of PalaPop concert series

Viareggio pays tribute to Fellini’s lost film

Il Viaggio di Mastorna brought to life at the GAMC

Community news: church notes

International Women's Day initiative and the first Anglican service at Florence's baptistery
March 1, 2017

Nelli finally not invisible

On March 8, 2017 – International Women’s Day – the Uffizi Gallery will open the first of what director Eike Schmidt describes as a series of exhibits dedicated to female artists, a step towards righting the gender balance in Florence’s museums. Plautilla Nelli, the 16th-century nun-artist, has been prepared for ‘debut’ by curator Fausta Navarro. […]

Palermo: capital of Italian culture for 2018

Palermo has been chosen as Italian Capital of Culture for 2018. Culture minister Dario Franceschini recently announced the decision after the selection by a jury led by Bocconi University Professor Stefano Baia Curioni. The other finalists were Alghero, Aquileia, Comacchio, Ercolano, Montebelluna, Recanati, Settimo Torinese, Trento and a group of northern Sicilian towns. “We have […]