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.

Ladder to the sky: Paola Pivi at Palazzo Strozzi

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A contemporary art installation by Paola Pivi at Palazzo Strozzi is bringing wonder and shock to Florence again. Recently installed in the courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi, an inflatable “ladder” rises twenty meters high from the ground to the top floor.

River to River: Florence Indian Film Festival

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River to River, an annual Indian film festival will take place from 5th to 10th of December at Odeon theater in Florence. Only a few movie markets are not overcome by American movies. Among them is India. Indian movies have earned

Seminar: Masterpieces in search of context

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Religious art carries some more significance other than artistic one. As museum and tourism industries grow, there has been concerns about losing means to deliver such significance religious art held back in the time it was created. Meeting such need,

Body Worlds in Florence

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Body Worlds is finally in Florence! This fascinating exhibition is bound to amaze and astound as it reveals the magical complexity of human life. Body Worlds was created by German anatomist Gunther Von Hagens, inventor the plastination technique, a process

Firenze Capitale 1865-2015 at Palazzo Pitti

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Palazzo Pitti is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Florence as the former capital of Italy with an exhibition named Firenze Capitale 1865-2015, The Gifts and Collections of the King. This exhibit displays collections of Vittorio Emanule II, who became the ruler

Rigour and Grace exhibition at Palazzo Pitti

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The Palatine Chapel opens for public for Rigour and Grace exhibition from October 22nd of 2015 to May 17th of 2016. The Rigour and Grace exhibition displays the heritage of the Society of San Benedetto Bianco. The Confraternity of San