Mindy Burrows

    Mindy Burrows is a Bristol University student of French, Spanish and Italian from London, with a passion for pasta, animals and 1980s music. A Florence novice, she is interning at The Florentine and hopes to fine-tune her rusty Italian and learn to navigate the city's complex web of roads and piazzas, all while indulging her love of pasta. Follow her on Instagram @mindyburrows.

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    Raphael and Michelangelo in dialogue at the Uffizi

    Setup aims to better represent the artists' period as contemporaries in Florence

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    Private homes, gardens, villas open for ADSI National Day

    Approximately 30 venues will participate in downtown Florence alone

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    Winner of Salone dell’Arte grant award announced

    Winners are awarded a 20,000-euro grant to fund restoration and conservation projects in Florence

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    Dragon Boat Festival comes to Florence

    4,000 visitors expected in Florence for event

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    Carrara to open Michelangelo museum

    Inauguration set for June 2, 2018

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    Rare 16th-century sketches return to Florence

    The Uffizi has acquired two rare 16th-century sketches by Giovanfrancesco Rustici and Giovanni Catesi at an auction in New York.

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    6 new books to deepen your knowledge of Tuscany

    Tuscany is bursting with plenty to learn without ever seeming like a school trip. The last six months have provided us with several new reads about the region. Whether looking ...

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    Elia Volpi exhibition at Palazzo Davanzati

    Art dealer Elia Volpi is known in Florence as the “father” of the Museum of the Old Florentine House in Palazzo Davanzati as shown in the newly opening “Homage to Elia Volpi the Painter” exhibition.

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    Arnolfo Tower clock to be restored

    The current clock dates to the 1660s, replacing the original made in the mid-1300s.

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    Fountains in Florence

    Whether constructed to encourage respect for leaders, to celebrate a wedding or just to enhance a piazza, Florence’s eclectic collection of fountains has long been appreciated by residents and tourists ...

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    San Miniato basilica celebrates millennium

    A calendar of 50-plus events has been announced to mark the millennium of the San Miniato Basilica, Florence's hilltop church.

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    Porte Aperte: a closer look at Le Cure

    Le Cure is one of the lesser-known districts of Florence, likely to gain greater recognition after the renovation of its main piazza early next year. With a small-village vibe and ...

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    Water lilies and a new water system: Poggi’s ramps renovation

    The ramps that lead from Porta San Niccolò to piazzale Michelangelo will be returned to their former beauty, keeping as closely as possible to the original design of the architect Giuseppe Poggi.

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    Beato Angelico on display at Fondazione CR Firenze

    The Crucified Christ Between Saints Niccolò and Francesco, one of Fra Angelico’s lesser-known works, is on show in the Fondazione CR Firenze building until June 24.

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    Ongoing and upcoming exhibitions at the Uffizi Galleries

    While the museums grouped under the Uffizi Galleries umbrella are renowned mostly for their Renaissance masterpieces, the temporary exhibitions they host are impressively varied in genres and eras. Here TF ...

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    New Giotto masterpiece at Florence Cathedral

    On February 10, Giotto’s Madonna of San Giorgio alla Costa went on display at the Opera del Duomo Museum, part of the Florence Cathedral complex.

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    Brancacci Chapel reopens

    The Brancacci Chapel, in the church of Santa Maria del Carmine reopened today, February 8, following checks after fragments fell from the ceiling of the side chapels.

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