In Tavola

COOKING COURSES IN SANTO SPIRITO   In Tavola aims to spread Italian food- and wine-rich regional culinary traditions, such as those of Tuscany with its variety of dishes and recipes. Cooking classes as well as individual lessons for both professionals and beginners are offered, with special deals for students. Courses include: Market & tour cooking …

Not to be missed

  The reopening of the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo – 29 October This museum was closed for several months for restoration purposes, the museum’s reopening is a long-awaited event. The numbers alone are impressive – 750 works of art, 25 rooms over three floors, with a total of 6,000 square meters. This space is used …

Medici tapestries

The Medici tapestries return ‘home’ after 133 years. The tapestries depict the stories of Joseph and were completed by the greatest artists of the Renaissance. Designed and commissioned for the Hall of the 13th century Palazzo Vecchio to Cosimo I de Medici, they were exhibited for the last time together during the unification of Italy. …

Non-Catholic churches

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF ST. MARK’S (CHURCH OF ENGLAND): Via Maggio, 16. 055 294764. Sundays at 9am and 10:30 (sung). Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday 9:30a.m.; Wednesday 10a.m. / Friday 12:30p.m.   CHRISTIAN ADVENTIST CHURCH: Via Guelfa, 12. 055 287340. Saturday, Bible studies, 9:30a.m. Service, 10:30a.m. Via del Pergolino, 12. 055 412014. Saturday School 9:30a.m., Service 11 a.m. CHURCH OF …

Uffizi Archeologia

by Marine Le Canne “Museums in windows? No, thank you!” With this slogan, the Uffizi becomes even more social. In September, the Uffizi will launch a new project in order to enhance its archaeological section with the hashtag #uffiziarcheologia by Christian Barandoni and Fabrizio Paolucci. The Department of Classical Antiquities at the Uffizi Gallery promotes …

At the Medici Table : Palazzo Pitti’s Cucinone reopened

  The restoration of the Medici kitchens, the so-called cucinone, has been completed and is open to public only through guided visits by the personnel of the Palatine Gallery from Tuesday to Sunday (10:30–11:30 a.m. and 3:30–4:40 p.m.). The restoration had begun earlier this year and cost approximately €100,000.   The cucinone was built in …

The Fruits of the Earth

by Marine Le Canne The exhibition “Fruits of the Earth” by Italian painter Arturo Tosi is on display until Nov. 8 at the Gallery of Modern Art at the Palazzo Pitti. The collection is devoted the artist’s still life paintings, the theme of the showcase is described as, “nature as the artist’s model.” The exhibition …

The Power of Myth

by Marine Le Canne   The exhibition “The Power of Myth: Projects for the Facade of San Lorenzo, from Michelangelo to the Contest of 1900” is on display at the Casa Buonarroti Museum until October 30. “Power of Myth” displays all the attempts made at completing the facade of the San Lorenzo Church. When Michelangelo …

Space Hosts Caramello

It is the largest disco in Florence. With an approximate capacity for 800 people, Space Club is located near the Santa Maria Novella train station, a convenient location makes the most highly frequented and well-known clubs in the city. Hosting events year-round, Space also organizes the biggest Halloween celebration in town. The atmosphere is created …