Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

Our top picks for June 11-18, 2020

Jane Farrell
June 11, 2020 - 16:10

MUSIC/ Stefano Noferini #LIVEFORFLORENCE at The Student Hotel

10pm, June 11


Tunes for charity



Electronic music turns to active solidarity with a live-streamed DJ set from The Student Hotel in aid of Florence’s Civil Protection Service. Florentine Stefano Noferini, an internationally renowned DJ and techno legend, streams a DJ Set from the spectacular setting of The Student Hotel's roof top, with the whole of the Renaissance city resplendent below, all in support of the Civil Protection Service activities locally. The event is being held under the patronage of the Municipality of Florence. Click here to see the event at 10pm, June 11.  To give your support:  IBAN IT 28 D 07601 02800 000000159509. Payment Description “Protezione Civile Firenze”.




EXHIBITION/ Kevin Francis Gray 

Until December 21



Irish artist Kevin Francis Gray exhibits sculptures presenting links between present and past, innovation and tradition, in the spectacular setting of the Stefano Bardini Museum. The gallery will be open on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 3-8pm. Visits will be by appointment only. Curated by Antonella Nesi, the exhibition is promoted by the Municipality of Florence and is organized by Mus.e in collaboration with Eduardo Secci Contemporary, generously supported by Moaconcept. Tickets cost 7euro, 5.50 reduced. Reservations can be made here


Museo Stefano Bardini,

via dei Renai 1, Florence




MARKET/ Creative Factory

9.30am-8pm, June 13-14


Creative Factory returns to piazza Ciompi
After three months of piazza dei Ciompi looking lonely, Creative Factory returns with some of the best crafts in the city for a two day treasure fest. From 9.30am to 8pm, the piazza will bustle with handmade arts and crafts, supporting local makers. For more info email [email protected] or see the Associazione Heyart Facebook page

Piazza dei Ciompi, 

MYSTERY/ Al di là del vetro by Allan Saint Denis

Until June 23

Intimate portraits of vulnerability


American artist Allan Saint Denis is the star of this solo show. After studying at the New York Academy of Art, the artist then arrived in Florence to continue his creative journey. In his works, figures are hidden behind various veils, symbolic of those masks behind which we all hide. The intriguing works portray the vulnerability behind our veneers.  The works can be seen by appointment only, call 055 221758, email [email protected], or see the gallery's website


La Fonderia Art Gallery,

via della Fonderia 42R, Florence

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