Booking a family outing at the big Florentine museums starts with the best of intentions, but sometimes it ends with a temper tantrum before the “Birth of Venus”. Force-feeding a “fun educational experience” to little ones will almost always fall flat, but you can keep Florence museum fatigue at bay. This spring, several kid-friendly exhibitions are cropping up at less crowded […]
On the tail of two successful exhibitions, the Uffizi Gallery has just announced their program for the remainder of 2017, and it’s going to be a big year. The rich line-up ranges from Renaissance themes and crucial moments in Medici collecting to the anniversaries of revolutionary activities across history and personal exhibitions by renowned contemporary […]
Forty-year old American artist and teacher Joe Blaustein was in Florence on November 4, 1966 when the Arno submerged the city. With his camera in tow he decided to document what was happening in real time. Among the very few colour photos of the 1966 Florence flood, the images are now on show […]
The Koons may have left the city, but contemporary art will continue to appear in Florence in 2016.
From March to October, Jan Fabre will exhibit in piazza Signoria and at Forte Belvedere. The famous Belgian artist’s sculptures will be accompanied by street performances.
Spanning 15th century Florence to contemporary China, local art exhibitions in 2016 are nothing if not diverse. We've combed through the museum calendars to bring you some of the highlights so far.
From Kandinsky to Pollock. The Art of the Guggenheim CollectionsPalazzo Strozzi, March 19–July