Prince of Dreams Joseph in Medici tapestries of Pontormo and Bronzino
From September 15th 2015 to February 16th 2016
Sala dei Duecento, Palazzo Vecchio- Florence
The last step of an exhibition of 20 maxi century tapestries which illustrate the stories of Joseph Jew and painted by the most important artists of the Renaissance. Designed and commissioned to decorate the " Sala Dei Duecento" at Palazzo Vecchio to Cosimo I de Medici, they were exhibited for the last time together in the occasion of the unification of Italy and dismembered in the following years. They represent one of the finest examples of Renaissance art and crafts.
The exhibition is sponsored by the Presidency of the Italian Republic, the City of Florence and the Municipality of Milan, with main sponsor Gucci.
until September 30th it is open every day, except Thursday, from 9.00a.m. to 11.00p.pm.;
Thursday from 9.00a.m. to 14.00p.m.
From October 1st to February 15th it is open every day, except Thursday, from 9.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.;
Thursday from 9.00a.m. to 2.00p.m.
For more information and reservations, please visit the event website or contact Villa La Massa.
Opera Duomo Museum
Piazza del Duomo - Firenze
Medieval and Renaissance statues and reliefs in marble, bronze and silver of the greatest artists of the time. You will discover masterpieces of Arnolfo, Ghiberti, Donatello, Luca della Robbia, Antonio Pollaiolo, Verrocchio, Michelangelo.
For more information and reservations, please visit the website of the Museum or contact Villa La Massa.
A Palace and the City
From May 8th 2015 to April 3rd 2016
Palazzo Spini Feroni
In the twentieth century, when Salvatore Ferragamo purchased the building, the palazzo was given a new lease of life, accommodating craft workshops and high-fashion ateliers, along with famous art galleries showcasing artworks ancient and modern. The exhibition encompasses a number of prestigious artworks, endeavouring to recount this complex history, beneﬁtting from the input of specialists and of the renowned set designer Maurizio Balò.
The building, framed by the beauty of Florence, offers a snapshot of Italian culture and today is the global symbol of the Ferragamo fashion house, which is based there. This demonstrates that the talent of the Italians lives on in the places where that talent has been nurtured providing positive proof that beauty generates beauty.
Opening hours: the museum is open from 10.00 a.m to 7.30 p.m everyday; except January 1st, May 1st, August 15th and December 25th.
For more information and reservations:
Tel. 055 3562846 / 055 3562813