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The boundless cultural heritage of Florence, Italy, grants us an ever-interesting array of exhibitions and performances. Find out what’s going on in the city’s many museums and cultural spaces, read reviews and interviews, and take a deep dive into the work of artists, artisans, writers and creators of all-kinds.
The royal park will receive 50 million euro for restoration and new amenities.
The Museo Nazionale dell'Italiano - MUNDI (National museum of Italian) inaugurates its first rooms from July 7.
Entrances reopen, with free entry for residents of Florence.
The disused WW2 air raid shelter in San Niccolò has recently been repurposed as a digital art exhibition space, Rifugio Digitale.
A review of the Giorgio Griffa exhibition, UnitiSeparati, now showing at Villa Romana until September 16.
The Fotografe! exhibition at Forte di Belvedere and Villa Bardini offers a look into the Alinari Archives alongside shots by modern women photographers from Italy.
Writers have been busy in recent months, especially the literati yearning for Florence or all those shuttered in medieval palazzos during the darkest days of these pandemic times. This autumn, ...
From July 21 to August 26, four concerts take audiences back to the Baroque.
This year's Incontri in Terra di Siena chamber music festival starts with a concert in Florence at Teatro Verdi on July 21.
The Suffolk-born jazz performer has been touring with his new trio, with their final show taking place at The British Institute at 7.30pm on Thursday May 26.
July 22 marks the 70th anniversary of Italy’s first fashion show, held in the Sala Bianca at Palazzo Pitti, in Florence.
New Italian ethical footwear brand ADAR launched its debut vegan and sustainable sneaker on Kickstarter on July 5. Founded by Florence-based fashion designer Willy Anne Wijnja and Zurich-based entrepreneur Luca ...
Historic jeweller Cassetti has upped its customer service by opening a watch service centre by the Ponte Vecchio.
The history of Montelupo's ceramics factory and the story of the family that were behind the potter's wheel for over a hundred years.
From the Heart to the Hills trek celebrates early 20th-century literature and modern-day book art from a female perspective on May 8.
On March 20, 1944, a member of the Royal House of Karadjordjevic and the last king of Yugoslavia, Peter II married Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark in a ceremony ...
Italian-Brazilian Rafael Tronquini, communication manager at Europass Italian Language School, talks to The Florentine about what’s new at the popular institution in Florence, including reduced class sizes, online offerings and ...
Tornabuoni Arte inaugurates new exhibition space at via de’ Tornabuoni 5, one of the most sought-after streets for all sellers.
Florence is synonymous with art, with its centuries of rich cultural heritage drawing enthusiasts year after year. We foster the fervour by providing exhibition reviews of the latest art shows, while regularly giving updates on the latest happenings at sites like Palazzo Strozzi, Palazzo Pitti, the Uffizi Galleries and the lesser-known contemporary galleries you’ll find peppered across the city.
Artists, artisans, writers and creators of all-kinds are explored through interviews and reviews. Check out news from the city’s many museums and cultural spaces with detailed accounts on recent renovations and restorations, new additions to the cultural landscape, and art history courses worthy of note. Installations in places like Palazzo Vecchio and piazza della Signoria are covered, with a keen eye on the contemporary cultural scene also.
Videos delve deeper into some works, with high-caliber exhibitions and exciting new displays to be found. Topics like Dante and the 1966 flood receive focus, as well as musicians on the scene and the latest books about Florence, Tuscany and Italy that you need to add to your reading list, sharing words from the writers. Fashion features with the latest on the shows spreading style across the city, with artisans and their crafts, monuments and more also to be found.
There’s no doubt that the Renaissance city is never short of cultural updates, with its immense heritage to be found at every turn. With an endless amount to discover, we take you through the latest as we have it, with a team of expert writers regularly contributing in-depth pieces as the art world endlessly evolves.
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