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Baroque waxworks collection donated to the Bargello Museum

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

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Palazzo Davanzati Museum reopens after renovations

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

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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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Museo Novecento: Tony Cragg exhibition opens

Explore the creative process of the artist Tony Cragg at an exhibition opening at the Museo Novecento.

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Erwin Wurm’s Salsiccia Fat Bus and his Galleria Poggiali show

Austrian artist Erwin Wurm's Salsiccia Fat Bus in piazza Santa Maria Novella is a clever, albeit provocative draw to the main show at nearby Galleria Poggiali.

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Palazzo Strozzi: Olafur Eliasson’s Nel tuo tempo to open

Colour, water and light focused works dialogue with the Renaissance palazzo.

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The art of Henry Moore returns to Florence

50 years after the memorable exhibition at Forte Belvedere, Florence once again displays sculptures by the British artist.

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Statue of Cosimo I dismantled for restoration

Cosimo I is dismounted from his horse in piazza Signoria for the first time since the Second World War.

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Restored Salviati Chapel opens for tours

Having completed restoration, the Salviati Chapel is being opened to the public for the first time in decades.

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Michelangelo’s David now basks in a new light

The Renaissance masterpiece and the adjoining rooms at the Accademia Gallery all boast state-of-the-art, energy-saving lighting systems.

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Artemisia Gentileschi’s Maddalena Penitente restored

Freshly restored, Artemisia Gentileschi’s 'Maddalena Penitente' painting was likely painted in Florence during the artist’s stay at the Medici court.

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Restoration Conversations explores ‘Fotografe!’ at Villa Bardini

Online talk exploring women's contributions to the Alinari Archives.

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San Lorenzo Basilica: Emanuele Giannelli’s Mr. Arbitrium

Muscular and monolithic, Emanuele Giannelli’s "Mr. Arbitrium" will remain on show by the San Lorenzo Basilica until October 31.

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Marina Calamai’s Labyrinth at Villa Favard Park

Visitors can navigate 38 spots within the maze to learn about measures to reduce global warming.

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Boboli Gardens: 50 million euro to futureproof the Medici parkland

The royal park will receive 50 million euro for restoration and new amenities.

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Florence Baptistery restoration continues

This autumn, visitors will be able to see the mosaic dome up close due to restoration scaffolding.

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Italian Language Museum launches with a temporary exhibition

The Museo Nazionale dell'Italiano - MUNDI (National museum of Italian) inaugurates its first rooms from July 7.

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Boboli Gardens reopens Porta Romana and Forte Belvedere entrances from July 5

Entrances reopen, with free entry for residents of Florence.

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Rifugio Digitale: bomb shelter turned into an arts space

The disused WW2 air raid shelter in San Niccolò has recently been repurposed as a digital art exhibition space, Rifugio Digitale.

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New summer opening hours at the Accademia Gallery

The Accademia Gallery will be open on Tuesday nights throughout the summer as well as extending its opening hours during the week.

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Women in the Arts: a new course at The British Institute

A Century of Women in the Arts: 1866-1966 is an upcoming course organised by The British Institute of Florence which commences July 4.

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Dua Lipa visits the Uffizi

British popstar Dua Lipa made a stop in Florence yesterday for a guided tour of the Uffizi Galleries led by director Eike Schmidt. The singer was in Italy last week ...

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San Luca Chapel in Santissima Annunziata restored

The chapel also known as the Painter's Chapel was restored thanks to Friends of Florence, commissioned by the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno.

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Ginori Museum gardens to reopen in Sesto Fiorentino

The Ginori Museum gardens in Sesto Fiorentino will reopen in the third week of May, although the museum will remain closed for restoration.

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