Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dalì Meets Dante

Marking the 750th anniversary of Dante's birth, Palazzo Medici Riccardi has joined forces with The Dalí Universe to put on a one-of-a-kind exhibition until September 27: Dalí Meets Dante. Dalí's world-renowned genius is on display, proving once again he is deserving of the title of genius. He applied this genius, taking a psychoanalytic eye to illustrate in watercolors Dante's masterpiece, The Divine Comedy. The exhibition is organized in three sections depicting Hell, Purgatory and

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New exhibition at Museo Ferragamo

Among the key missions of a museum is finding the right balance between displaying works of art and preserving them. This is precisely what the Museo Ferragamo at Palazzo Spini Feroni sought to do with the "Un Palazzo è la città" — "a building is the city" — which will be up until April 2016. The exhibition lets visitors to Florence learn about it from a different vantage point and discover how the magnificent Palazzo in Piazza Santa Trinità has played a key role in Florence's

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August in Florence

August is here, and for those in town, here are a few ideas on how to spend this hot month in Florence. Museums open at night With the warm weather, tourists flock to Florence, but when the summer heat sets in, walking around town in the sun can get hard. They often end up holing up in their hotel with air conditioning, or if it's at our hotel, in the pool! But when evening falls, they are sorry to have missed the museums and monuments. The City of Florence is here to help, having

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