What’s on and events in Florence, Italy, including exhibitions, movies, music, travel and more.
Two centuries of politics and culture in Tuscany are on display at the royal palace museum in Pisa. You'll find documents and objects from the ruling family's courts and libraries. The exhibit's piece de resistance is Granduke Pietro Leopoldo's document abolishing the death penalty, the first
Works by one of the 20th century's most important photographers and the world's first ‘photo reporter'. Visit www.mnaf.it or call 055/216310 for more information.
Join young designers, illustrators, photographers, musicians, djs, video artists, chefs, writers, sculptors and more at this unique forum for creative expression taking place in Prato. Twenty cubes have been redesigned and recreated by artists from different backgrounds, and each with very different instruments and solutions. The exhibition space will serve
All the best wine producers in Tuscany come out for this wine tasting festival in Florence's Oltrarno district. Santo Spirito, Pitti and Piazza della Passera come to life with stands filled with wineries' tastiest bottles, all ripe for the drinking. For more information, visit www.florencewinevent.com
Participate in Florence's annual run to fight breast cancer by signing up for the 5k walk or 12k run. Minimum donation is 10 euro and includes the official race t-shirt designed by Ferragamo. Register early or sign up the day of the race in Piazza Santa Croce. Registration
Until November 2 Medici Chapels, Florence Though history has assigned Gian Gastone the label ‘depraved leader' surrounded by inept, power-hungry advisers, this exhibit offers a different look at the last Medici ruler. For more information call 055/2654321 or visit www.polomuseale.firenze.it
September 17-November 15 Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence Part of the year-long celebration of the centenary of Fattori's birth. For more information, call 055/243140 www.firenzeperfattori.it
September 13-October 15 Marino Marini Museum, Piazza San Pancrazio, Florence Noted American artist Jules Maidoff opens his latest exhibit, Art as Totem, at the Marino Marini museum. The show, curated by Giuliano Serafini, will feature 70 works, including paintings, drawings and ceramics. For more information, visit www.
September 18-20 Stazione Leopolda International electronic music takes center stage at this year's Nextech Festival, the ideal place to check out the latest artists to have emerged on the global electronic music scene. Look for rock and gospel crossovers, club music, soundtracks and more. Call 055/287347