The Palazzo Vecchio, the heart of Florentine history for almost 700 years, now hosts a modern iteration of classic art: Magnificent. “Magnificent: the incredible story of beauty that revolutionized the world” is a striking video and audio installation that highlights Florence’s most famous seminal paintings and sculptures. Playing every half hour, the 20-minute […]
From May 28 to June 3, Florence will host some of the world’s premier jewelry designers for Preziosa - Florence Jewellery Week. The event will consist of shows, meetings, lectures, performances and workshops by well-known international jewelry artists, designers, historians, and curators.
In addition to the
Il Prato delle Colonne (The Columns Lawn) in the Boboli Gardens has reopened after being cordoned off last summer for security reasons following the extreme weather conditions in March 2015 that caused remarkable damage to the entire area.
Visitors can retrace once more the seventeenth-century path that unites
On May 16, the Timbersports International Championships will come to Italy for the first time, and Florence is the chosen city.
The competitive wood chopping competition dates to the 19th century on the Australian island of Tasmania where, as legend goes, two woodcutters tried to settle an argument on
From May 6–10 Florence will host the Festival D’Europa, an academic, social, and cultural series of 120 events taking place in over 40 locations.
The academic focus is on the future of the European Union, centering on themes like sustainable democratic participation, new models of
Just around the corner from the Ponte Vecchio, tucked away on the oft-overlooked vicolo dell’Oro outside Gallery Hotel Art, sits 'I Eat Earth,' the newest installation from artist Simone D’Auria. Running concurrently with Expo 2015 in Milan, 'I Eat Earth' ties in to the official
Institutional and structural changes have been needed to ensure continued development in cities across Europe given the recent years of economic crisis. Working together in this vein, today Confesercenti Firenze and Fondazione Sviluppo Urbano presented a new model for urban development: Newtown Italia.
A panel of scholars, experts and