For all the curious people who want to discover the many episodes that involved the local authorities and Florentine citiziens in the past centuries, are invited on September 12th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to the extraordinary opening of the Archives of Florence, showed with guided tours and the exhibition of documents dating back to the 19th century. Visitors can see the different rooms and stores of Palazzo Bastoni, seat of the city archives which houses a rich documentation that will bring to light old stories and disputes of other times. But there are various interesting appointment that Florence has organized for you…
Taking about art events Palazzo Strozzi Foundation is always in the front row to present its gems, in September there are three exhibitions starting from September 24 “Bronzino. Artist and Poet at the court of the Medici” with more than sixty works of the painter symbol of the splendor and beauty during Renaissance. “Portraits and Power. People, politics and structures” this is the exhibition will take place at the Strozzina the florentine contemporary art space and last but not least, on October it will be exhibited the large cube mirror of Michelangelo Pistoletto.The three exhibitions will close January 23, 2011.
The Alinari National Museum of Photography- MNAF – from September 10th to October 24th organized the exhibition “The Praise of negative.The beginning of paper negatives in Italy from 1846 to 1862” with the first examples of uses of paper negatives.
September 10th at the Bargello’s National Museum opens also the exhibition The large bronzes of Baptistery. Ruhstici and Leonardo. The most important work is the masterpiece of Giovan Francesco Rustici, called The Baptist’s preaching, a group of sculptures made by three gorgeous bronze figures that were projected and realized with the help of Leonardo and were put above the North Gate of florentine Baptistery in 1511. The exhibition will close the 10th January 2011.
“ Annigoni and the XX century. The discovery of XVII century” a project proposed by Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze to enhance a chapter in the history of art of Florence. The exhibition will start November 20th to end March 27, 2011 with the purpose to investigate and show the Florentine cultural environment at the time of Annigoni training .
Meanwhile,there are always opened the following exhibition: Caravaggio and Caravaggeschi at the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace until 17 October,Virtue of Love in the Gallery of Accademy fine Arts until November 1, Vinum Nostrum – art and science of wine in the myths of ancient Mediterranean civilization at the Silver Museum in Palazzo Pitti until May 15, 2011.