Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
January 17, 2020

Travel matters at Stazione Leopolda

On February 12 and 13, Florence’s Stazione Leopolda will host the 12th edition of Buy Tourism Online (BTO), one of Italy’s standout trade fairs for travel and innovation in the travel industry.     Operators in the tourism sector will take part in two days of workshops and meetings, with a focus on new trends […]
January 15, 2020

Cultural twinning between the Uffizi and Siena

The Uffizi Galleries and the City of Siena have met to discuss future cultural collaborations between Florence and Siena.
January 8, 2020

Good intentions

If it’s in print, it has to happen. That’s our goal as TF’s staff reveal their plans and aspirations for 2020.           My aim for 2020 is to reduce my family’s impact on the environment. The other day, I collected a composter from Alia to turn kitchen and garden waste into […]

LdM Institute gains a new hub

The Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute and the film company Fair Play have won the public tender to occupy one and a half floors of the former San Firenze courthouse.     A recent exhibition at the Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute       Devoted to art and screen work, the Associazione Palazzo delle Arti e […]

Florida State University to move

Early this summer, Florida State University International Programs Italy will enter the future by stepping 500 years into the past.     In June, renovations are to be completed on the Palazzo Bagnesi Falconeri, a 37,000-square-foot palace in via de’ Neri that dates to the time of Michelangelo.             FSU […]
January 3, 2020

Uffizi acquires The Expulsion of Hagar

The Uffizi Galleries have acquired The Expulsion of Hagar by the 19th-century Florentine painter Giuseppe Bezzuoli. The oil painting will be among 100 works in an exhibition dedicated to Bezzuoli, which opens at the Uffizi on April 2.   The Expulsion of Hagar depicts an episode from the Book of Genesis, in which Abraham sends […]
January 2, 2020

Ramps relit

A new night-time lighting system was switched on at the Rampe del Poggi on December 20.
December 10, 2019

Andrea Pisano’s South Doors arrive at Opera del Duomo Museum

The opportunity to visit these great feats of artistic and restorative accomplishment is thanks to the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, part of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, who financed 1,500,000 euro to disassemble, transport, restore and place the treasures in the museum.

Video: South doors on display in the Opera del Duomo Museum

    The 14th-century South Doors by Andrea Pisano have been restored and are on display in the Opera del Duomo Museum. All three of the Baptistery’s bronze doors can now be seen side by side for the first time in the museum’s Hall of Paradise. Grande Museo del Duomo
December 9, 2019

F-Light Festival illuminates Florence

With the lighting of the Christmas trees also taking place this weekend, the festive season has well and truly begun.