Monthly Archives: April 2015

Grand Hotel Minerva’ new rooms

There have been a lot of new happenings here at the Grand Hotel Minerva in the last couple years. Little by little, we've been giving ourselves a make-over. First we redid the entire top-floor terrace, including the area around the swimming pool and our new 360° roof bar, opened last summer. If you follow us on the social networks or our blog, you'll have noticed some pictures of our "Time4tapas" happy hour.

Between late 2014 and early 2015 we decided to remodel one

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Exhibition: “Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenist World.”

The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi has opened another fascinating exhibition called "Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenist World," open until June 21, 2015.

The exhibition tells the story of artistic developments in the Hellenist age, from the 4th to 1st centuries BCE, achieved through the use of bronze, which made it possible to create dynamic, full-figure statues and bring naturalism to their portraits, focusing on psychological expression. Statues of gods, athletes,

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A #mustsee ! Catch it before it ends⚡️
From September 21st 2017 to January 21st 2018 Palazzo Strozzi will be hosting The Cinquecento in Florence. From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna, a spectacular exhibition devoted to the art of the 16th century in Florence showcasing over seventy works of art by artists such as Michelangelo, Bronzino, Giorgio Vasari, Rosso Fiorentino, Pontormo, Santi di Tito, Giambologna and Bartolomeo Ammannati. Truly amazing.
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Magic from our rooftop terrace.
Photo credits @talianomarta_ph
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