Search Results for 2022

January 20, 2022

Destination Florence in 2022

Destination Florence sets out their programme for the year ahead with themes and suggestions for each month. On their blog and website, you’ll find endless ideas for experiences and adventures in the city and surroundings, with a focus each month on the various aspects that make Florence spectacular.           January can […]
January 12, 2022

Foreseeing Florence in 2022 (in an unforeseeable world)

Is the end of the pandemic too much to ask for in 2022? The WHO has gone on record stating that new-generation vaccines and healthcare equity (a mirage?) could put pay to the chaos. But let’s stick to our own stomping ground and look at what Florence and Tuscany have to offer in 2022.    […]

Covid-19: January 2022 rules and testing

Tuscany became a “yellow zone” on Monday, January 10 due to the high number of Covid patients now in hospitals across the region (18% capacity on ordinary wards and 17% of ICU beds). The colour change does not bring additional restrictions other than urging greater caution among residents.      Winter rules across Italy currently […]
January 11, 2022

Best events in Florence this January, 2022

FASHION/ Pitti Immagine       The fashion-filled fest at Fortezza da Basso spreads style all over the city with Pitti Immagine Uomo 101 (menswear) and Pitti Immagine Bimbo 94 (children) from January 11 to 13, and Pitti Filati (textiles) from February 2 to 4. Those in the trade can participate in Vintage Selection 37 […]
September 30, 2021

Jeff Koons ‘Shine’ at Palazzo Strozzi until January 30, 2022

Curated by Arturo Galansino and Joachim Pissario, the display includes a wide selection of the most celebrated works by Jeff Koons from the mid-70s to the present day.
January 21, 2022

Livorno, port of culture

An industrious city with its centuries-old port, Livorno is also a seat of contemporary culture. The Florentine explores the artistic depths of Livorno on behalf of Toscana Promozione Turistica, Tuscany’s regional tourism board.         Art galleries + museums in Livorno       We start our cultural expedition at the 19th-century Villa […]

In Memoriam: Elisabeth Robbins Cole

Friends come and go in this life. Connections wax and wane. Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you can direct and drive their paths. You can’t. But you can be open to their appearance on the stage where you direct the theater piece of your life. Siblings may disappear. Friends recede under the waves. […]
January 20, 2022

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

REMEMBER/ Memorial Day January 27       On the occasion of the holocaust memorial on January 27, various initiatives are organized around the city, including the projection of the docufilm by Tamar Tal Anati Shalom Italia at the Florentine Prehistory Museum (via dell’Oriuolo 24) at 5pm, followed by a discussion by Professor E. Anati, […]
January 19, 2022

An air of beauty: AquaFlor

On the tip of borgo Santa Croce, a quiet street flanked by 16th-century buildings, several small openings are carved out of the meter-thick walls of the Palazzo Corsini-Antinori. Now owned by the Roselli-Cecconi family, the palazzo has a grand bearing where one is plunged into the Renaissance. A wooden carving with an aged shop name […]
January 18, 2022

Koen Vanmechelen’s “Seduzione” at the Uffizi

Huge horned iguanas, a red tiger crouching in the middle of the Niobe Room, new versions of the Medusa, whose head teems with hybrid figures bearing bizarre beaks and sharp teeth: a legion of fantastical creatures now populates the Uffizi Galleries in Seduzione, an exhibition by Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen.          The exhibition includes […]