On Saturday, April the 14th , 2012 the Culture Week started. It is going on for nine days up to the 22nd. In Florence, like in many Italian towns, state museums, mansions, archeological sites, libraries welcome visitors, for free. Public and private institutions have jointly planned many programs to enhance the love and interest for huge Italian art heritage. Special events such as workshops, tours and concerts are going to enrich these days devoted to discovery of Florence jewels. In addition the Ministry of Culture has involved teachers and students as guides: a professional training and commitment to the cultural heritage for students and a wider artistic perspective for visitors. Many the opportunities. In the heart of Florence, at the Uffizi and at Palazzo Strozzi important exhibitions about the Flemish tapestries of the Medicis and about American Impressionists respectively.
On purpose have a look at the following posts on blog.tuscanyholidayrent.com
– A Firenze “Galleria degli Arazzi: Epifanie di tessuti preziosi “ published on March 22nd 2012
– Japan in Florence on April 7th, 2012
– The Seine and Paris replaced by the Arno and Florence in the American Impressionists on April the 11th , 2012
– The virtually confident world of American Dreamers at the Strozzina published on March the 9th 2012
Among the many events not to be neglected the restored painting by Max Klinger “The Mermaid” which will be on show at the Galleria d ‘Arte Moderna for long.
At the Museum of San Marco it is possible to admire some restored paintings by Fra Angelico, accompanied by explanatory panels.
Many other treasures can be discovered in Florence these days.
An opportunity not to be missed