The Uffizi Galleries and Napoleon's 250th Birthday
Two events to remember the important and controversial leader
"The Flower Vase" by Jan van Huysum has returned to Pitti Palace!
The painting stolen by a German soldier during the Second World War has finally been recovered and returned to Italy on 19 July 2019
Director Eike Schmidt invites rockers at the Uffizi!
#UffiziRocks: video-message of the Uffizi Galleries' Director on social media to invite Tool, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, The Cure and all their fans...
New Rooms for the 16th-century painting at the Uffizi
14 new rooms for Venetian and Florentine masters, 105 paintings offering over 1,100 square metre of pure art
The diagnostic campaign of the Opificio delle Pietre Dure on the first landscape by Leonardo
The most important news from the latest diagnostic surveys: the evidence of the painter's ambidexterity and the discovery of a second landscape on ...
12 free admission days as an opportunity to reflect on cultural heritage
In 2019 important novelties concerning free admission days to enhance the cultural heritage and traditions of Florence
The project for the rearrangement of the Vasari Corridor is ready!
Presentation to the press on February 18th of the operational planning involving one-and-a-half year works and amounting to 10 million euros.
Germany return the painting stolen by the Nazis to Florence
Director Eike Schmidt's plea. The "Flower Vase" by Jan van Huysum was stolen by Nazi soldiers during WWII but it belongs to Pitti Palace
Figures and symbols in the art of Tesfaye Urgessa on show at the Andito degli Angiolini in Pitti Palace
The rooms of the Andito degli Angiolini in Pitti Palace confirm their vocation as a space for contemporary works at the Uffizi Galleries by hosting...
“Flora Commedia”: the solo exhibition of contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang at the Uffizi
The Uffizi Galleries open to contemporary art in a more and more steadfast and innovative way with “Flora Commedia”, the solo exhibition of Chinese...
A new painting by Giuseppe Bezzuoli has entered the Uffizi Galleries' collection
"Eve tempted by the snake" enriches the 19th-century collection of the Gallery of Modern Art at Pitti Palace.
The upcoming restoration of the Room of Bona's wall paintings
The extraordinary largess of an American donor and the know-how of the “Opificio delle Pietre Dure” will make Bernardino Poccetti’s painting shine ...
When Art Takes Centre Stage
Uffizi Live and live performance arts as a means to capitalise on museum resources
Maestra Elisabetta Sirani “Virtuosa del Pennello”
Baroque painter and printmaker Elisabetta Sirani (1638-1665) was one of Bologna's most innovative and influential artists, especially on the wome...
Traces of the “Museo Firenze com’era" in the Uffizi: the archive of Piero Aranguren (Prato 1911- Florence 1988), donated to the Library
Piero Aranguren (Prato 1911-Florence 1988) was the architect who brought back the “Museo Firenze com’era (Museum of Florence as it was)”, after a l...
An online database for the conservation and study of the Uffizi ancient sculptures
The idea of digitising the restoration documents for the ancient sculptures in the Uffizi, using SICaR goes back to 2014. SICaR is an open-source s...
The forgotten Grand Duke. The series of Medici-Lorraine busts and their commendation in the so-called Antiricetto of the Gallery of Statues and Paintings
The article reconstructs the significance and structure of the theory behind the Medici-Lorraine busts which have been on display in the antiricett...