Uffizi

Culture
by ITALY | Thu, 04/07/2022 - 05:45
The Uffizi surpassed the Colosseum for number of visitors in 2021, in what was a first for the famous Florentine museum complex, which also includes Pitti…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/25/2021 - 00:00
What was it like growing up in ancient Rome? How was the life of children who lived 2,000 years ago? The latest exhibition by the Uffizi Galleries in Florence…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/01/2021 - 03:35
The ‘Uffizi Diffusi’ project is set to debut with five temporary exhibitions that will feature artworks from the Uffizi Galleries on display in various towns…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 05/12/2021 - 03:39
After a two-month closure, the Uffizi Galleries in Florence reopened to the public on May 4, with 13 new rooms devoted to 16th-century art, holding 129…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/17/2021 - 01:26
Italy’s most famous museum, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, is planning on launching a new program, called ‘Uffizi Diffusi’ (or ‘scattered’ Uffizi), in which…
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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 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…
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…
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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 | 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…