Florence Inferno is a blog containing information on the weekly events occuring in Florence, as well as an events guide on what’s happening in the city in terms of music, art, cinema, markets, and so much more.
This week you won’t want to miss the opening of two new exhibition!
Camille Henrot at Gucci Museum in Florence. An exhibition dedicated to the French artist Camille Henrot and her film Grosse Fatigue, which won the Leone d’Argento at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. The exhibition of the artist includes her famous video and two sculptures made from flowers and industrial materials. Inauguration on Friday, October 3, until February 8, 2015
We make a special mention of the great exhibition Amedeo Modigliani at Palazzo Blu in Pisa. A great and accurate exhibition dedicated to one of the most brillant and unconventional artist of the time. In addition to Modigliani’s works, other masterpieces by major artists, such as Chaim Soutine, Pablo Picasso, and Marc Chagall. Inauguration on Friday, October 3, until February 15, 2015.
Friday, October 3, 2014
[Outside Florence] Inauguration of the exhibition: Amedeo Modigliani at Palazzo Blu in Pisa. A rich and accurate selection of works from the Pompidou Center in Paris will be on display in Pisa’s impressive Palazzo Blu. The work of art in the exhibition follows Modigliani’s artistic life from his early years in Livorno until his move to Paris in 1906. Until February 15, 2015. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Info: +390502204650; email@example.com
From the Domes of the World to Brunelleschi’s Dome at Palazzo Coppini. A journey to discover the secrets of the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore through the models presented in the various sections along with photos, videos, and documents that portray other domes, such as Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Turkey), Gol Gumbaz (India), St. Agnes in Rome, and the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan (Iran). Visiting hours: 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Info: +39055 210666; www.palazzocoppini.org
Camille Henrot. New art exhibition at Gucci Museum in Piazza della Signoria. Camille Henrot’s work, which embraces many artistic disciplines and theories of knowledge, utilizes a very broad range of media: film, video, illustration, photography and sculpture. The Gucci Museo exhibition will be showing Grosse Fatigue, a work that has never been shown in Italy before. Until February 8, 2015. Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Tursday from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Ticket price: € 7
Il Campiello at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. The work by Wolf Ferrari inspired by the famous Goldoni comedy. Starting at 8.30 p.m. Ticket price: € 70/55/40/20/15/10.
Info: Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 7; +390552779350; www.operadifirenze.it
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Mercatale at Piazza Santa Maria Novella. Typical products of local agriculture (wine, oil, fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meats). Opening from 8.30 a.m. until 7.30 p.m.
The Florence Photography Adventure Tour organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. Discover Florence with your camera and with a professional photography teacher and a great Florentine guide at your side. Photography workshop & tour: 1-hour class + lunch break + 4-hour photography tour. Every Wednesday and Saturday, starting at 12 p.m. Tour price: € 139 per person.
Info and booking: www.florenceinferno.com/photography-workshop/
C+C=Maxigross in concert at Tender Club. Folk and pop music. DJ set atferwards. Starting at 10 p.m, until 4 a.m. Free admission.
Info: Via Alamanni 4; www.tenderclub.it/
Sunday, October 5, 2014
International Ceramics Fair at Piazza Santissima Annunziata. Seventy potters from all over Europe will participate in the XVth edition of the International Fair of Contemporary Ceramics. They will perform their masterpieces, from the pendant to the bijou cup for tea, from everyday objects to the furniture, all made from different processing techniques. Visiting hours: 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Info: +390558301075; firstname.lastname@example.org
Last day to visit Prospettiva Vegetale, a project realized by the contemporary Italian Giuseppe Penone at Boboli Gardens and Forte Belvedere. After the great success of the exhibition held in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles and the permanent works at the Venaria in Turin, Penone creates in Florence a new perspective between sculpture, architecture, and landscape. Ticket price: € 10/5.
Info: Boboli Gardens; Forte Belvedere
Extraordinary opening of Villa La Quiete. Visit to the historical complex of Villa La Quiete, the garden of orange trees, and the hall of the Medici villas, and exhibition of the ancient reproductions of flowers in terracotta. The complex is located on the hill of Castello (Florence) and is considered among the most significant buildings in the surroundings of Florence. Visiting hours: 10 a.m until 5 p.m. Ticket price: € 5. Reservations required.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Picasso and Spanish Modernity at Palazzo Strozzi. The works of art on display will cover the period between 1910 and 1963, and will feature ninety paintings, sculptures, drawings, and engravings by Picasso, the Spanish master, as well as contemporaries such as Dalì, Gris, Tapies, and Mirò. The exhibition is an analysis of the Spanish movement that underlines the influence of Picasso on twentieth century art. Until January 25, 2015. Visiting hours: every day 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Ticket price: € 10.
Lunch at Fiaschetteria Nuvoli. One of the oldest taverns in Florence, where you can enjoy the best Tuscan specialities: crostini, pici, and ribollita.
Info: Piazza Dell’olio 15; +390552396616
Three Prophets by Donatello at the Baptistery of Florence. Some exceptional marble works from Donatello sculpted between 1415 and 1436: the Beardless Prophet, the Prophet Jeremiah, and the Bearded or Thoughtful Prophet, probably a portrait of architect Filippo Brunelleschi. Open during the visiting hours of the Baptistery. Until November 30. Ticket price: € 10.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Uffizi & Accademia Tour in One Day organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A fascinating walking tour in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of the two most famous museums in Florence: the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery. An experienced guide fluent in the English language will ensure that you experience the best that each gallery has to offer by providing an historical and artistic path among each of its astonishing masterpieces. The tour runs every day except on Monday. Starting at 2 p.m. Tour price: € 75 per person.
Info and booking: www.florenceinferno.com/uffizi-and-accademia-tour/
Gio Ponti and Richard Ginori: an unpublished correspondence at Museo Marino Marini – 50 pieces from the rich collection of ceramics by Gio Ponti from the Museum di Doccia and a selection of thirty letters of the architect and designer. Opening at 7 p.m. Ticket price: € 6. Visiting hours: from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Sunday). Until November 8.
Info: Piazza San Pancrazio; www.museomarinomarini.it
Requiem by Mozart at Auditorium Santo Stefano al Ponte. Director: L. Fratini. Music by Mozart. Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Starting at 8.30 p.m. Ticket price: € 15.
Info: +390552779350; www.operadifirenze.it
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Extraordinary opening of the Chiostro Grande in Santa Maria Novella. The cloister is located in the complex of Santa Maria Novella, which has housed the Scuola Marescialli e Brigadieri dei Carabinieri since 1920. Built in the fourteenth century thanks to the generosity of certain noble Florentine families, the cloister is decorated with a cycle of frescoes depicting the stories of St. Dominic and other Dominican saints, produced from 1570 to 1590 by over fifteen different painters of the Academy. Opening hours: 9 a.m. until 5,30 p.m. Ticket price: € 5.
Info: Piazza della Stazione 4
Sunset Trip from Florence to Fiesole in the Tuscan Hills organised by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A sunset trip from Florence to Fiesole, a small village situated in the hills of Tuscany. It is from this settlement that the City of Florence seems to have originated. Enjoy scenic routes, see breathtaking panoramas, visit Fiesole’s Abbey and Roman Amphitheatre, and taste delicious local wine and food. The tour runs every day. Starting at 4:30 p.m. Tour price: € 45 per person.
Info and booking: www.florenceinferno.com/day-trip-to-fiesole/
Aperitif at Zoe. Famous for its light lunch and aperitif, Zoe is a historical Florentine cocktail bar, art gallery, and café, and is a true Italian hangout.
Info: Via dei Renai 13r
Thursday, October 9, 2014
The Florence Inferno Tour organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A full-day Florence walking tour inspired by Dan Brown’s latest novel Inferno. Enter some of the most amazing, mysterious, and famous places in Florence. The tour runs every day starting at 9.15 a.m. Tour price: € 75 per person.
Info and booking: www.florenceinferno.com/guided-tour/
Fabbrica Europa Festival at Teatro Cantiere Florida. New Circus in theatre, a window into the new European circus. The dance performance explores the borderlines between juggling and dance, circus and theater, passion and sobriety. Starting at 9 p.m. Ticket price: € 10.
Film screaning at Odeon Cinema. Special event: Pasolini (Original version with Italian subtitles), the new film by Abel Ferarra with Willem Dafoe, presented in competition at the Venice Film Festival in Venice. The film chronicles the life of Pier Paolo Pasolini, who was an Italian film director, poet, writer, and intellectual. Starting at 9 p.m. Ticket price: € 8.
Info: Piazza Strozzi; www.odeonfirenze.com/
We hope that you enjoy!
Picture by www.guccimuseo.com