Museums

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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/06/2020 - 00:00
As regular travel to Italy is not expected to resume any time soon, and as museums remain closed following the latest emergency decree by the country’s prime…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 09/11/2020 - 00:00
Sometimes, the most rewarding surprises are found in a city’s ‘minor’ sights. Florence has plenty of world-famous sights everybody flocks to, and we understand…
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by Myra Robinson | Thu, 07/16/2020 - 02:52
When you’re next in Venice, remember to look down and consider the non-slip stones beneath your feet. They have a story to tell. In the sleepy faded spa town…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/19/2020 - 00:00
What has reopened in Venice in terms of museums and monuments? The situation is so confusing that when I asked a local tour guide, even she wasn’t sure. …
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:00
On Italy’s Republic Day, June 2, some of Florence’s most important museums and cultural sites reopened to the public, following the reopening a week or two…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 05/29/2020 - 00:00
Museums, galleries, archeological sites and cultural institutions overall have started to reopen on May 18 in Italy, after 70 days of closure due to the…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/02/2020 - 04:18
Museums and palaces may be closed, but the online world is more open than ever. Many cultural institutions in Italy are coping with the nationwide lockdown by…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/19/2020 - 14:14
As the coronavirus emergency is keeping us all at home, it is still possible to travel virtually to Italy and visit some of its outstanding museums, from the…
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by Laura Morelli | Wed, 02/19/2020 - 04:38
Capodimonte is a distinctive style of porcelain that stands apart from all the other ceramic traditions of southern Italy. This delicate, ornate porcelain--…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/18/2020 - 06:31
The monumental tapestries made from designs by Raphael are exceptionally on view in the place they were originally intended for, the Sistine Chapel in Rome’s…