Less famous facades of Florence with intrigue all their own

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Opera di Santa Croce has kicked off a fundraising campaign to clean Michelangelo’s tomb and to restore the painting by Vasari that sits upon the family altarpiece next to it. The two works were conceived of as a whole in

Michelangelo’s tomb at Santa Croce

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Opera di Santa Croce has kicked off a fundraising campaign to clean Michelangelo’s tomb and to restore the painting by Vasari that sits upon the family altarpiece next to it. The two works were conceived of as a whole in

Luca Giordano and Taddeo Mazzi at the Uffizi Gallery

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The fall 2017 exhibition in the Uffizi Gallery’s Sala del Camino sheds light on the museum’s relationship with its surrounding territory. See it until October 15, 2017.

Speaking with the walls: street art festival in Florence

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Ever wondered what the city walls are saying to you? So did the organizers of “Parla con i muri,” a street art festival in Florence exploring this scene in Florence and around the world. The event runs until September 19,

Giovanni Boldini in Pistoia

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An exhibition focused on the Ferrara-born painter Giovanni Boldini is the latest initiative to be added to Pistoia’s long list of events during its year as Capital of Italian Culture.

Santa Verdiana, a hidden architectural treasure in Florence

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The unassuming doorway of the architecture faculty of the University of Florence houses an off-the-beaten-path gem, the complex of Santa Verdiana, now being repurposed for “Nel Chiostro delle Geometrie,” a public festival combining theatre, architecture and performance art. For more

Helidon Xhixha shakes things up in the Boboli Gardens

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Albanian artist Helidon Xhixha has brought some contemporary pizzazz to the Boboli Gardens with a series of monumental sculptures.

A princely path from Palazzo Vecchio to the Uffizi

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The tiny elevated walkway preceding the rest of Florence’s Vasari Corridor has recently reopened to the public. Now you can experience the route of the Renaissance city VIPs.

Ytalia: contemporary Italian art in Florence

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Forte di Belvedere continues to up the city’s contemporary ante with the new exhibition Ytalia. Energy Thought Beauty: Everything is Connected, running until October 1 at the venue and at 8 other famous Florentine institutions.

LdM students host Wine for a Cause

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LdM event planning students collaborated with Oxfam again for Wine for a Cause! Wine for a Cause is a tasting and showcase event for Tuscan products. Following two other collaboration with Oxfam, the Gluten Free Friday and Florence Fights Hunger, Wine for