Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
March 21, 2018
NEWS

Uffizi welcomes spring with a Botticelli marathon

Initiative held in collaboration with other leading art museums
March 20, 2018
NEWS

Thirty years of the Centro Pecci at Gallery Hotel Art

Thirty works of art by some of Italy's top contemporary artists are on display at the hotel.
March 14, 2018
ART + CULTURE

A preview of Palazzo Strozzi’s “Dawn of a Nation”

Fifty years after the protests of 1968—a pivotal year for social reform and revolution around the world—Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi is inaugurating Dawn of a Nation: From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano, an exhibition covering  the second post-war period to 1968 in Italy. The show opens to the public on March 16, 2018. Through more than 70 works […]
NEWS

Florence mourns Idy Diene

City invites schools and workplaces to observe moments of silence
March 6, 2018
ART + CULTURE

Elisabetta Sirani at the Uffizi

The Uffizi’s Edoardo Detti room and Sala del Camino are currently hosting an exhibition spotlighting 17th-century Bolognese painter Elisabetta Sirani: Painting and drawing like a great master: Elisabetta Sirani’s talents. In light of the recent sudden death of Fiorentina football captain Davide Astori, 31, the exhibition has been dedicated to his memory; Sirani herself died […]
March 1, 2018
NEWS

Florence Update: up close and personal with top influencers

Expect influencer fever in Florence on March 20 when the first edition of Florence Update takes place at the Teatrino Lorenese at the Fortezza da Basso. A pioneering event focused entirely on the growing fields of influencer marketing and travel blogging, the conference will spotlight eight of the most famous Italy-based bloggers, all of whom […]
NEWS

Snow in Florence

Schools shut, public transportation limited
February 28, 2018
NEWS

Snow forecast for Florence

The City of Florence has announced a snow warning in force on Thursday March 1 from midnight to 6pm. Schools are closed throughout the metropolitan area.
NEWS

Utopia Italy in Tuscany

Inaugural edition to focus on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
NEWS

Former Canadian Chief Justice lends support to AWA campaign

In February, Canada’s first woman chief Supreme Court Justice Beverley McLachlin received a Florentine tribute to her 28 years of service when presented with the “adoption” of Plautilla Nelli’s Judas Thaddeus at London’s Society of Gray’s Inn.   Which apostle from Advancing Women Artists’s Florence-based Adopt a Saint restoration campaign would feel most at home […]