Events

 

Palazzo Vecchio

Special extended opening hours from April 1st to September 30th 2014

Firenze - Piazza della Signoria

Palazzo Vecchio, symbol of the civic power of Florence for over seven centuries, opens its doors until late at night. It is an unique opportunity for experiencing the Italian art in the most emblematic building in Florence.

Opening hours:

Palazzo Vecchio: From 9 am till 12 am (except for Thursday from 9 am till 2 pm)

Torre di Arnolfo: From 9 am till 9 pm (except for Thursday from 9 am till 2 pm)

 

Jackson Pollock - La figura della furia

From April 16th 2014 to July 27th 2014

Firenze - Palazzo Vecchio

Jackson Pollock compared with Michelangelo: two antithetical languages, but sharing the same inspired frenzy for the work of art. A sort of agonistic trance that rendered them extraneous to the outer world.

Opening hours:

From 9 am till 12 am (except for Thursday from 9 am till 2 pm)

Ticket office closes one hour before the museum.

Monographic exhibition of Jacopo Ligozzi

from May 28th 2014 to September 28th 2014

Palazzo Pitti - Galleria Palatina

Most universal painter, he came to Florence in 1575. Famous are the Naturalia that were commisioned by his maecenas Francesco I.
The Exhibition includes his large collections of religious paintings among which the famous "Adorazione dei Magi".
Innovative mannerist, and anticipating the Caravaggio work, he is one of the most eclectic Italian artist.

Museo del Novecento

New opening 24th June 2014

Firenze - Santa Maria Novella square

From De Chirico to Morandi, from Emilio Vedova to Renato Guttuso, the "Museo del Novecento" hosts more than 300 pieces, showing the artistic evolution of Florence in a national and international view.

Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery

Special extended opening hours from July 1st to September 30th 2014

Only during the summer season, the two most important museums in Florence let the visitors admire the permanent collections and the temporary exhibitions over the normal closing time for two days a week.

Extended opening hours:

Every Tuesday until 10 pm

Every Friday until 9 pm

Giuseppe Penone - Prospettiva Vegetale

From July 5th 2014 to October 5th 2014

Firenze - Forte Belvedere

Forte Belvedere, one of the most extraordinary places in Florence, and the Boboli Garden host one of the most acclaimed Italian artist: Giuseppe Penone. After many success and important exhibitions, the artist is facing the difficult challenge of Forte Belvedere. The exhibition is both inside and outside the building, fueling an intense dialogue among sculpture, architecture and landscape, but also between past and future.

Opening hours:

From 10 am to 8 pm

Closed on Monday

Fragranze

From September 12th to 14th 2014

Firenze - Palazzo Pitti
http://www.pittimmagine.com/corporate/fairs/fragranze

The international fair event, featuring the best in artistic perfumery. An observatory with its sights pointed on olfactory culture.

Please visit the website of the event for further information.

Picasso and Spanish Modernity

From September 20th 2014 to January 25th 2015

Firenze - Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi will be focusing on modern art with a major new event devoted to one of the greatest masters of 20th century painting, Pablo Picasso.

The exhibition will be showing some ninety works by Picasso and other artists, ranging from painting to sculpture, drawing and engraving.

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday: from 9am to 1pm - from 2pm to 6pm.