Category Archives: Prato

Oscar-winning costumes of a Queen on show at Prato

The Museo del Tessuto, Textile Museum, of Prato in Tuscany is hosting an exhibition with Academy Award winning costumes from the film “Marie Antoinette” directed by Sophia Coppola. Continue reading

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Vernio, tradition and polenta

How Florentine Counts Bardi saved not only Edward III of England and Columbus’ trips but also a commune in Prato, and with only some chestnut flour, dried cod and herrings. Continue reading

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SYNCHRONICITY. Contemporaries, from Lippi to Warhol on at Palazzo Pretorio, Prato

The new exhibition on at Palazzo Pretorio in Prato, “SYNCHRONICITY”, is a game of references and connections between the museum’s collection and contemporary artists. Continue reading

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