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June 28, 2019

Carapelli award for contemporary art

The theme this year is “Blending. The union between the varieties that leads to new value".
February 13, 2019

Fiesole: walking away from Florence

While Florence may be famed for its beautiful and historic walks, circling Medici palaces, meandering through small alleys and stumbling across all sorts of curiosities, it is often easy to forget that outside the Renaissance city lies another wonder: the Tuscan landscape. Bringing to mind rolling hills studded with cypress trees and enchanting villas, sometimes […]
February 11, 2019

TAA Award Ceremony 2019

On March 5, the Tuscan American Association will be holding its annual ceremony in the Palazzo Vecchio’s Hall of the Five Hundred.
May 29, 2018

Adopt an apostle with AWA

AWA’s Adopt an Apostle program is phase two of #TheFirstLast, a four-year restoration campaign, in collaboration with the City of Florence, which was launched in 2015.
May 21, 2018

Winner of Salone dell’Arte grant award announced

Winners are awarded a 20,000-euro grant to fund restoration and conservation projects in Florence
February 28, 2018

Former Canadian Chief Justice lends support to AWA campaign

In February, Canada’s first woman chief Supreme Court Justice Beverley McLachlin received a Florentine tribute to her 28 years of service when presented with the “adoption” of Plautilla Nelli’s Judas Thaddeus at London’s Society of Gray’s Inn.   Which apostle from Advancing Women Artists’s Florence-based Adopt a Saint restoration campaign would feel most at home […]
January 24, 2018

Playable Museum Award

The Museo Marini is seeking proposals for innovative methods for designing a museum of the future.
May 14, 2017

Homes away from home

  Palazzo Belfiore Palazzo Belfiore Apartments is not only a place to rest your head in comfortable surroundings. It’s an experience, an authentic awakening to life in Florence and the Oltrarno neighbourhood. Brother and sister team Francesca and Federico are born-and-bred Florentines and their mission has always been to open doors for their guests to […]
February 3, 2017

Wining away Valentine’s Day in Tuscany

Romantic spots are easy to find in Tuscany. Just add wine for an even more special Valentine’s experience. Starting in the city there is the Four Seasons, a haven for romantics. Vaunting magnificent dining rooms and bars, Florence’s most luxurious hotel is home to the vastest of gardens, with a weeping beech under which a […]
January 10, 2017

The award-winning artisans of InLaboDesign and Boom Bag

Once upon a time there was a young graphic designer named Alessandra Botto who needed a new and more useful case for her laptop. She couldn’t find anything suitable in stores and online, so being a graphic designer she decided to give it her best effort and create a new way of transporting her computer. […]