Palazzo Pitti

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 01/12/2022 - 03:12
Palazzo Pitti in Florence inaugurates the new year with the opening of four rooms that had never before been accessible to the public.  The large rooms, which…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/21/2021 - 05:19
Italy’s museums are starting to reopen in ‘yellow zone’ regions, those considered to be at lower contagion risk. At the time of writing, these are Tuscany,…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:51
In the fall of 1504, 21-year-old Raffaello Sanzio mounted a mule and began winding his way down the mountainous pathsfrom Urbino. At first glance, leaving his…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/02/2020 - 23:21
Dozens of shoe models, from those worn by ancient Romans to those designed for Hollywood stars, are currently on display at the Museum of Fashion and Costume…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 09/03/2019 - 03:00
For the first time, Palazzo Pitti in Florence, the former residence of the Medici family, becomes the setting of a video game. A murder happens within its…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/19/2019 - 04:17
The Vasari Corridor, the elevated enclosed passageway built in 1585 to connect Palazzo Vecchio to the Pitti Palace in Florence, will reopen to the public in…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/17/2019 - 03:00
Uffizi Gallery director Eike Schmidt is urging Germany to return an 18th-century painting stolen by the Nazis in the Second World War to Italy. The oil…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 10/04/2016 - 03:00
The Vasari Corridor, the elevated enclosed passageway built in 1585 to connect Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti in Florence, has temporarily reopened to the…
Life + Style
by Carla Passino | Mon, 03/21/2016 - 04:34
Spring gives me a thirst for greenery. When the scorching sun bounces off the buildings and roads get warm enough that high-heeled shoes sink into the pavement…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/20/2015 - 05:02