Here’s our round-up for March 10-17.
Speakeasy Multilingual host a fundraiser for Ukraine through a silent art auction with drinks and appetizers at 7.30pm on March 9. A suggested donation of 15 euro will go towards helping the people of Ukraine, with a refugee from Donesk, Nadia, speaking about her experience and what is happening. She and other local artists will donate works for the silent auction to raise funds. If you would like to donate a work, message Miriam at +39 3479598413.
In the fields above Florence at Terrafranta (via Bolognese 290), there will be three days of zero kilometre cooking from March 4-6 based on local ingredients cooked on the fire with live jazz music, lavender craft beer and fruit juices. Reservation required at email@example.com.
The cinema hall at the 25hours hotel (piazza San Paolino) hosts a new screening series every Sunday at 4.30pm. The first month is free, with the programme dedicated to short films by local directors, preceded by a presentation from the director. This Sunday’s show is by Lorenzo Giacinti on March 13, titled Donne senza Uomini.
Among the many initiatives organized on the occasion of International Women’s day on March 8, the Accademia Gallery offers free admission to women, and will also release a podcast dedicated to the painting of Mary Magdalene. Florentine civic museums and Palazzo Medici Riccardi also offer free admission to women on March 8. At 5.30pm, Elysa Fazzino’s latest book, Caterina e 7 altri, will be launched at the Mentana Art Gallery, presented by Lina Fiscella.
PHYSALIA, a project that curates relationships between artists, collectives and spaces in the contemporary arts sphere in Florence and surroundings, hosts a conversation at ARTigleria (via Cittadella 4) between Caterina Milli, Gaia Altucci, Nian and Marti Rotels. Taking play at 6pm on March 7, the sitting room set up is the location for the chat with the four co-founders of ARTigleria, speaking about the space and their paths as artists and cultural operators. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.