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May 6, 2021

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

CONCERTS/ Amici della Musica at Teatro della Pergola May 9 – June 6       Teatro della Pergola reopens with its first live concert performed by Amici della Musica. From May 9 to June 6, eight concerts take place in the magnificent setting, featuring both well-known names and newer talent. At 6pm on May […]

Ongoing projects by Friends of Florence

As Florence cautiously moves toward reopening its cultural institutions, Friends of Florence’s work safeguarding the city’s artistic and architectural treasures has continued, albeit at a slightly slower pace per Covid-19 protocols. Thanks to our unparalleled conservation experts, partners, museum directors, the Soprintendenza of Fine Arts, the Regional Director of Tuscan Museums, and our stalwart supporters, […]
May 5, 2021

At home with Christian and Florence Levett

Former investment manager, now full-time art collector Christian Levett and his wife Florence recently moved to the city. Their central Florence home is an inspiring gallery in its own right, hung with abstraction art by women artists, alongside classical busts and lovingly framed family photos. The Florentine spoke with Christian and Florence one grey afternoon, […]
April 29, 2021

Best events in Florence this May, 2021

The new pandemic-related rules in Italy are detailed on The Florentine’s website and on page 4 of this issue. Please be advised that many openings are dependent on yellow zone status. Follow The Florentine’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for up-to-the-minute news.       CINEMA/ 19th Florence Korea Film Fest May 21-28       […]

‘To Remember, To Listen’ at The British Institute of Florence

For seven hours, each day for seven days, Marisa Garreffa sits and sews, listens and remembers, stitching together the emotional landscape of Florence in May 2021, enacting a ritual of healing.
April 27, 2021

Postcards from Florence

Postcards from Florence is a digital exhibition created by the students of Polimoda, which reflects the multicultural creative minds unique to Florence.      Thirty young creatives are associated with an equal number of iconic spots in the city through 150 black-and-white photographs, which are accompanied by words, slogans, poetry and the students’ feelings.    […]
April 26, 2021

Museums and cultural sites reopen in Florence

Now that Tuscany has returned to yellow zone status, Florence’s museums and cultural centres are reopening their doors to the public. Please note that booking is mandatory at weekends to limit numbers.        Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore     Florence Cathedral is open for visitors from Monday to Saturday, 10:15am-5pm and […]
April 22, 2021

Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

ARTISANS/ Florence International Crafts Fair April 24 to May 2       For the 85th edition of the International Crafts Fair in Florence, a vast array of events has been scheduled in an intriguing virtual tour through craftsmanship. Admission to the digital event is free, with exhibition space reserved for those already present in […]
April 19, 2021

Bee the change: protecting the urban environment in Florence

A very Florentine fleur-de-lis has been planted at piazzale Michelangelo in a symbolic gesture as the city defends its biodiversity and protects the bee population.   Consisting of 4,000 plants, including marigolds and petunias, the flower bed forms a black- and yellow-bee and spells out the words Bee The Change. The gesture extends beyond the […]
April 16, 2021

Covid-19: Florence turns orange and a roadmap to reopening Italy

“We can look to the future with prudent optimism and confidence,” states Prime Minister Mario Draghi.