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Contemporary art highlights at Villa San Michele

French conceptual artist Daniel Buren brings colour and stripes to the former monastery turned luxury hotel near Fiesole.

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Neon Brush at The Social Hub

Budding artists use neon-coloured paints to decorate their canvases whichever way they choose.

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Pre-Raphaelites: Modern Renaissance

Some pre-episode insights, in preparation for the live-streamed exhibition visit on April 8 with co-curator Peter Trippi

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Museo Novecento opens doors to young artists and curators

The WONDERFUL! Art Research Program is sponsored by philanthropist Maria Manetti Shrem.

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Newly discovered Plautilla Nelli painting to be restored

Artemisia Gold and Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici will revive the small panel painting.

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Henry Moore’s ‘Warrior with Shield’ relocated to Palazzo Vecchio’s Terrace of Saturn

The work donated to The British Institute of Florence is now on show where the artist originally intended.

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La Specola reopens in a rediscovery of the natural world

Big animals, minerals from meteorites and Medici gems are among the captivating highlights.

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Depository of the Florentine civic museums opens to the public

The Santa Maria Novella complex will become home to over 4,500 works normally hidden from public view.

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Keil Space: exploring Sam Keil and da Vinci connections

Renaissance art historian finds points of contact between Leonardo da Vinci and the Advanced Arts of Sam Keil.

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Orsanmichele reopens with an impressive new museum setup

Major sculptures have been raised up on plinths for an impactful museum experience.

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Classical sculptures reunited at the Uffizi

The renowned works are once more placed in a single setting.

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Art collector Christian Levett donates a valuable Madonna and Child back to Palazzo Davanzati

Christian Levett decided to pledge the devotional piece after hearing a talk at The British Institute.

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New director of the Uffizi Galleries announced

Simone Verde moves from Parma's Pilotta.

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The Fashion and Costume Museum reopens at Palazzo Pitti

The new-look space displays a diversity of 20th-century styles.

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Nico Vascellari’s “Oltre” in the Sala d’Arme

Oltre is the final part in the trilogy of the Italian artist’s semester in Florence.

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Florence Cathedral chosen as ‘Most Beautiful Italian Photograph 2023’

The Wiki Loves Monuments competition encourages an awareness of the wealth of Italian cultural heritage.

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Pier Francesco Foschi at the Accademia Gallery

Over 40 works by the 16th-century artist are on display until March 10, 2024.

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New layout of the medals and Baroque rooms at the Bargello Museum

The spaces spotlight the Lorraine Medici medal collection, with Baroque sculptures showcased.

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Michelangelo’s “secret room” opens regularly for visitors

From November 15, small groups can see the special space at the New Sacristy.

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Hotel Savoy: Advocating for art and culture

The luxury hotel gives back to the city by working with established and emerging creatives.

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Statue restoration underway in the Loggia dei Lanzi

The cellophane wrapping of the sculptures fluttering in the breeze is captivating the imagination of passersby.

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Keil Space: the odyssey of advanced arts and its return to Florence

Situated just south of piazzale Michelangelo, the space combines hermetic principles with fundamental truths.

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An international future lies ahead for Teatro della Signoria

The old Teatro Nazionale theatre is being given a new lease of life.

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