Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
June 17, 2019

A dodecahedron and a mulberry tree in piazza della Signoria

The six-metre-tall structure was recently revealed ahead of the exhibition presenting Leonardo’s work on botany, scheduled to open on September 13 in the Santa Maria Novella museum.
June 12, 2019

The Owl Game in the Boboli Gardens restored

Sculptures in the garden constitute the soul of this unique Medici park.
June 11, 2019

Pitti Uomo 96: In Pictures

Pitti Uomo is back in town from June 11 to 14, and is embracing the city more than ever as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations.
June 10, 2019

The Wine Talks by Ruffino and The Florentine

Tuscan-American winery Ruffino continues its responsible drinking campaign in partnership with The Florentine with wine talks every Wednesday in piazza dei Tre Re.
June 7, 2019

Leonardo’s Library at the Museo Galileo

Leonardo da Vinci amassed a collection of almost 200 books over the course of his life.
June 5, 2019

The Prince’s 100 Lances at the Uffizi Gallery

The exhibition features armour once worn by Cosimo I himself.

Hot town, summer in the city

  “Hot town, summer in the city”: these classic Lovin’ Spoonful lyrics are sure to spring to mind if you’re spending the warmer months in the Tuscan capital. But blazing temperatures take a backseat to all the cultural programming, nightlife and nonstop action set for this year’s edition of Estate Fiorentina, which extends well into […]
May 30, 2019

Cinquecento Rooms open at the Uffizi

The Uffizi has opened new rooms featuring 16th- and 17th-century artworks. Famous paintings like Titian's Venus of Urbino, Federico Barocci’s Virgin of the People and the preparatory sketch for The Fall of the Angels by Andrea Commodi are on display.
May 29, 2019

16th-century rooms open at the Uffizi

"It's like a museum within the museum," says Eike Schmidit, director of the Uffizi Galleries.
May 17, 2019

Teatro del Maggio archive inaugurated

The archive retraces the history of Teatro del Maggio.