Art & Exhibitions
What to see in Florentine museums and beyond...
Museo degli Innocenti
Piazza Santissima Annunziata, 13 - 055 2037308 - thu-mon 4om-8pm
From Thursday July 9 Children forever. Childhood and illustration in the first ‘900 – until September 14
Infant primitivism in the works of some main italian artist of the last century.
From Monday 13 piazza Pitti and piazza Santissima Annunziata
100 bronze wolves and a bronze warrior by the chinese artist Liu Ruowang.
Palazzo Medici Riccardi
Via Cavour, 1 – 055 2768224 – lun-dom 9-19 (chiuso mer) - 10 euro - www.palazzomediciriccardi.it
Peterson – Lavine. Come as you are: Kurt Cobain and the Grunge Revolution - until October 18
80 picutures about the Seattle grunge revolution in the 90’, especially Kurt Cobain and Nirvana.
Tutankhamon. Journey to eternity - until August 30
A totally immersive experience that, thanks to the faithful reproductions from Cairo, the original finds made available by the National Archaeological Museum of Florence, of which some unpublished, 3D technology and innovative Virtual Reality, will reveal all the secrets of the Tomb of Tutankhamun making known the incredible treasures destined to accompany the young pharaoh on his last journey.
Piazza Pitti – 8.15am-6.50pm (closed mon) – 16 euro
Stories of painted pages – until October 4
Ancient illuminated manuscripts, pages and cut-out miniatures, coming from numerous Italian religious institutions.
Museo Stefano Bardini
Via dei Renai, 1 - sat, sun, mon 3pm-8pm - biglietti 7 euro, rid 5
Kevin Francis Gray - until December 21
More than 20 sculpture by the irish artist.
Piazza Strozzi - 055 2645155 – every days 2pm-8pm, thu 2pm-11pm, sat-sun 10am-8pm – 13 euro, rid 10 - www.palazzostrozzi.org
Tomás Saraceno. Aria - until November 1
The (New) World in a Spider Web. Cobwebs as works of art, the cosmos as geometries, vibrations and sounds. One of the most original and visionary contemporary artists explores the possibilities and our ability to connect with the world in a new way.
Santo Stefano al Ponte
Piazza di Santo Stefano al Ponte, 5 - 055 217418 – every days 10am-7.30pm – 13 euro, rid 10 - www.insidemagritte.com
Inside Magritte. e-motion exhibition - until July 31
A monographic, digital and multimedial exhibition dedicated to the surrealism master.
Bartolini Salimbeni Palace
Piazza Santa Trinita, 1 – 055 602030 – wed-sun 11.30am-7pm – 10 euro - www.collezionecasamonti.com
Casamonti Collection: From first 60’ to the beginning of XXI century.
Masterpieces from the second half of the 20th century.
Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea L. Pecci
Prato Viale della Repubblica, 277 - 0574 531915 - Tue, Wed, Sat, Sun 10am-8pm; Thu and Fri 10am-11pm (closed on Monday) - 10 euro, rid 7 - www.centropecci.it
Ren Hang – A selection of nudes photographies by the chinese artist - until August 23
The Missing Planet. Visions e revisions of the 'Soviet times' - until August 23
Kené / Space. A project by Mohamed Keita - A journey that brings Keita back in Africa, Mali, Bamako - until August 23
Palazzo Pretorio Museum
Prato, Piazza del Comune - 0574 24112 - everyday 10.30am-6.30pm (closed tue) 10 euro, rid 8 - www.palazzopretorio.prato.it
After Caravaggio. The Neapolitan seventeenth century in the collections of Palazzo Pretorio and the De Vito Foundation – until January 6
A reconstruction of the historical events of the pieces and of the interest of collecting Prato for Neapolitan painting.
Bologna - via Manzoni 2 – every days 9am-10pm - 15 euro, rid 12 - www.genusbononiae.it
Polittico Griffoni – until January 10 2021
One of the main masterpiecies of italian reinassance by Francesco del Cossa and Ercole de’ Roberti. Joinable all together after 300 years.