Art & Exhibitions

What to see in Florentine museums and beyond...

Uffizi Galleries
P.le degli Uffizi, 1 - 055 2388651 – 8.30am-6.30pm (closed mon) - 20 euro
From Tuesday October 6 Wright of Derby. Science and art – until January 24
Joseph Wright of Derby's masterpiece, Experiment on a Bird Inserted into a Pneumatic Pump.

Pitti Palace
Piazza Pitti – 8.15am-6.50pm (closed mon) – 16 euro
From Tuesday October 27 Raphael and the return of the Medici Pope: restorations and discoveries - until January 31
After the restoration by the Opificio delle Pietre Dure, the Portrait of Pope Leo X with Cardinals Giulio de' Medici and Luigi de' Rossi come back home.

Forte Belvedere
Via San Leonardo, 1 - tue-sun 3pm-8pm (closed mon) – free entry
Massimo Sestini. Beauty beyond the limit – Until October 31
Huge photographies by Sestini taken from the sky in the stunning terrace of Forte Belvedere.

Basilica of San Lorenzo
Piazza San Lorenzo, 9 – info and prenot 055 2756444 o  - 
Natura collecta, Natura exhibita - permanent
Exhibition and cultural itinerary on naturalistic collecting in Florence of the Medici at the Natural History Museum.

Wolves Coming
Until October 26
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 -
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from Cairo, the original finds made available by the National Archaeological Museum of Florence, of which some unpublished, 3D technology and innovative Virtual Reality, will reveal all the secrets of the Tomb of Tutankhamun making known the incredible treasures destined to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.

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.

Santo Stefano al Ponte
Piazza di Santo Stefano al Ponte, 5 - 055 217418 – every days 10am-7.30pm – 13 euro, rid 10 -
Van Gogh and the damned – until October 11
Immersive multimedia show, created by Crossmedia Group by the direction of Stefano Fake, which tells the troubled human and artistic life of the Belgian painter and his contemporaries.

Palazzo Strozzi 
Piazza Strozzi - 055 2645155 – every days 2pm-8pm, thu 2pm-11pm, sat-sun 10am-8pm – 13 euro, rid 10 - 
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. 

Bartolini Salimbeni Palace
Piazza Santa Trinita, 1 – 055 602030 – wed-sun 11.30am-7pm – 10 euro -
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 -
Jacopo Benassi. Empty – Until November 1
Twenty-five years of work in the Ligurian photographer's first museum exhibition. At the same time, on the streets of Prato, The Belt, a large billboard campaign, dedicated to the Prato textile district.

Palazzo Pretorio Museum
Prato, Piazza del Comune - 0574 24112 - everyday 10.30am-6.30pm (closed tue) 10 euro, rid 8 -
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.

Ragghianti Foundation
Lucca - San Micheletto, Via San Micheletto 3 - 0583 4672056 - tue-sun 10am-13pm/3pm-7pm (closed mon) - 3 euro, free under 18 -
From Saturday October 3 The new art adventure: Cioni Carpi and Gianni Melotti – until January 10
Two important artists of the 70s and 80s.

Palazzo de’ Rossi
Pistoia - via de’ Rossi, 26 – 0573 974267 – mon-sun 10am-6pm – 5 euro, rid 3 -
Pistoia Novecento, Looks on art from the second post-war period - until August 22 2021

Palazzo Fava
Bologna - via Manzoni 2 – every days 9am-10pm - 15 euro, rid 12 -
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.

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