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March 1, 2019

Medici tapestries at Palazzo Vecchio

The tapestries were last in Florence in 2015, the first time since they were removed in the 19th century.
February 6, 2019

Palazzo Vecchio opens new rooms and facilities

The museum now vaunts a nursery and a room about Florence's years as the capital of Italy.
June 26, 2018

Culture and charity at Palazzo Tornabuoni

Jack and Marianne Ferraro are Florence-loving members of Palazzo Tornabuoni, the city’s only private residence club. Saddened at seeing a dirty tabernacle from the windows of their apartment, the couple decided to do something about it.         -Jack Ferraro: We bought our modest one-bedroom apartment in this building, which looks out at […]
May 31, 2018


Plans for a Museo della Visitazione underway

Miraculous encounters

The exhibition Miraculous Encounters: Pontormo from Drawing to Painting at Palazzo Pitti reunites, for the first time, two of Pontormo’s most important paintings with their preparatory drawings conserved in the Uffizi. The exceptional loan of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s Halberdier, last seen in Italy in 1996, is met by the Visitation from Carmignano, which, […]
May 10, 2018

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

PONTORMO/Miraculous Encounters: the Albardiere returns to Florence Ongoing until July 29 Sala delle Nicchie, Palazzo Pitti, Florence Pontormo’s Visitation, which will also be on display at the exhibition Just a few short weeks after the inauguration of the newly restored Capponi Chapel, the unassuming corner of Santa Felicita home to several Pontormo masterpieces, including his […]
May 8, 2018

Miraculous Encounters in the Sala delle Nicchie

Famed "Portrait of a Halberdier" back in Florence after 22 years
May 3, 2018

Best events in Florence in May 2018

MOVIES/Dragon Film Festival May 3-8 La Compagnia, Florence + Centro Pecci, Prato The Chinese world is the centerpiece of the fifth Dragon Film Festival, the grand finale of the Primavera Orientale film festival series. Conceived and directed by Riccardo Galli of the Florence Eurasia Association, the 2018 edition of the festival features 14 titles representing […]
April 19, 2018

Medici tapestries returned to Florence

Twenty Renaissance tapestries, depicting the Parables of Joseph, are returning to the Palazzo Vecchio after an agreement signed on Monday between Mayor of Florence Dario Nardella and President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella.
March 28, 2018

Capponi Chapel restoration completed

Chapel home to masterpieces by Pontormo