Uffizi

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/24/2019 - 06:25
For Christmas this year, the Uffizi Gallery, Italy’s most renowned art gallery, offers art lovers a virtual journey through the history of art. Called “Nella…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Fourteen completely renovated rooms have opened on the first floor of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, forming a new large section of paintings dedicated to the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:20
The successful ‘Sundays at the Museum’ initiative, which provided free admission to state museums on the first Sunday of the month, has been replaced by ‘…
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…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/24/2019 - 23:00
Here's a round-up of some of the most interesting events and news relating to travel in Italy in 2019. We'll keep covering travel news throughout the year to…
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 | Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:35
Those seemingly endless lines outside the Uffizi Galleries in Florence? They soon may be gone. Uffizi director Eike Schmidt announced a new entry management…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/28/2018 - 13:15
One of the most visited museums in Italy, the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, is both host and subject of a video exhibition inviting reflection on the “identity…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:41
Free entry on the first Sunday of each month to 486 state museums, archeological sites, monuments and gardens may end after summer. Italy’s newly appointed…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/17/2018 - 23:00
The latest stage in the internal ‘revolution’ that is taking place at the Uffizi Galleries is the opening of a room entirely devoted to the Renaissance genius…