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NEWS

New street art in the San Jacopino neighbourhood gardens

A mural by Lorenzo Tonda and Federico Niccolai addresses the issue of community integration.

NEWS

March 2023: Ticket price changes at the Uffizi

Ticket prices are set to rise at the Uffizi during high season this year, aimed at international visitors.

ART + CULTURE

Alfredo Pirri at Florence Opera House

Take a Sunday morning tour of Alfredo Pirri's art installation on the roof of Florence Opera House

ART + CULTURE

Magliabechiana Library reopens at the Uffizi

The Biblioteca Magliabechiana is open for free to academics on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

ART + CULTURE

Mino da Fiesole’s funerary monument to Hugh, Margrave of Tuscany restored

The campaign at Badia Fiorentina was made possible thanks to the non-profit Friends of Florence association.

ART + CULTURE

Rediscovered Rembrandt on show at Palazzo Medici Riccardi

The Adoration of the Magi painting will be displayed alongside an exhibition on the attribution process.

ART + CULTURE

Florence Cathedral: restoration on the Porta dei Cornacchini completed

Extensive traces of colour were found on the 1359-60 sculpture of the Madonna with Child and Adoring Angels.

ART + CULTURE

The Coronation of the Virgin restored at the Basilica di Santo Spirito

Friends of Florence have funded the restoration of the altarpiece painted by Giovanni Maria Butteri.

ART + CULTURE

Uffizi Galleries: Roman Niobid sculptures display along Medici counterparts

Nine Niobid sculptures were recently unearthed in Roman baths near Ciampino.

THINGS TO DO

Museo Novecento: Magnelli exhibition and Larme de Galaxie

Museo Novecento is opening an exhibition of the works of Alberto Magnelli and is also displaying Jean Arp's sculpture Larme de Galaxie.

ART + CULTURE

Bronze statues discovered in Tuscany rewrite Etruscan and Roman history

Fifty years after the discovery of the Riace bronzes in 1972, the exceptional state of conservation of the statues found in San Casciano dei Bagni show the shift between the Etruscans and Romans in Tuscany.

COMMUNITY

GADA Playhouse for Contemporary Arts

The Gli Amici di Aurora (GADA) Playhouse in Florence is a creative hub for contemporary arts.

ART + CULTURE

Fridays with Artemisia at Casa Buonarroti

The project offers an exclusive opportunity to spend time up close with Artemisia Gentileschi's Allegory of Inclination.

ART + CULTURE

Stage 2 of Ognissanti Church renovations are complete

Attend the mass at Ognissanti Church on November 1 and see the freshly restored oil-on-canvas painting of Saint Francis Receives the Stigmata.

ART + CULTURE

The Maps Room at Palazzo Vecchio reopens after restoration

The maps and globe that are displayed in the room have been restored for the first time using modern techniques.

ART + CULTURE

Minneapolis Institute of Art opens exhibition on Renaissance Florence

The exhibition titled "Botticelli and Renaissance Florence" is the result of a collaboration with the Uffizi Galleries.

NEWS

Florence Baptistery closed to the public until mid December

The Baptistery will be closed until December for restoration works.

NEWS

What’s next at The British Institute of Florence

Visit The British Institute of Florence, your new home from home.

ART + CULTURE

Accademia Gallery: the Gipsoteca reopens

Work on the Gipsoteca is finally complete, marking the end of a museum-wide project of modernization.

NEWS

Global Art Teachers Exchange

The Global Art Teachers Exchange is set to take place at the International School of Florence in October.

THINGS TO DO

Stefano Bardini Museum opens centenary exhibition

100 years after his death, the Stefano Bardini Museum will display items from the archives of Palazzo Mozzi Bardini.

ART + CULTURE

Baroque waxworks collection donated to the Bargello Museum

Marquis Lionardo Lorenzo Ginori Lisci pledges 16 Baroque artifacts to the leading Florentine cultural institution.

ART + CULTURE

Palazzo Davanzati Museum reopens after renovations

The Palazzo Davanzati Museum has reopened after being completely rearranged and renovated during six months of intense work.

ART + CULTURE

San Niccolò: restoring San Nicola di Bari in Gloria

This month, the restored San Nicola di Bari in Gloria will be returned to the Church of San Niccolò.

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