Ai Weiwei. Libero
Florence hosts the first major Italian exhibition dedicated to one of the most celebrated and controversial contemporary artist, Ai Weiwei: an extraordinary retrospective that includes key monumental installations, sculptures and objects, as well as videos and photography series produced throughout his career.
Where: Palazzo Strozzi
When: Until January 22, 2017
Uffizi Gallery Museum: special free guided visits
This is an exceptional opportunity to admire the masterpieces of this extraordinary collection, joining a guided visit to the exhibits, for groups of up to 15 people. You can book your spot by calling 055.238.8693 between Tuesday and Saturday, 2:30-4:30pm.
Where: Piazzale degli Uffizi
When: Until December 30, 2016
Across Art and Fashion - Exhibition at the Ferragamo Museum
This project analyses the forms of dialogue between these two worlds: reciprocal inspirations, overlaps and collaborations, from the experiences of the Pre-Raphaelites to those of Futurism, and from Surrealism to Radical Fashion.
Where: Salvatore Ferragamo Museum
When: Until April 7, 2017
New exhibition brings 'Divine Comedy' to a modern audience
A reinterpretation of the Divine Comedy for students and families, will bring Dante into the present by shedding a contemporary light on the great epic poem. Admission will be free for the duration of the exhibition.
Where: Villa Bardini Peyron
When: Until February 26, 2017
Florence Food and Wine Biennial
The Biennial offers an attentive survey of everything in the food and wine world linked to contemporaneity, a future-oriented mindset and an avant-garde approach. Tastings and cooking shows will see starred chefs from all over Italy take part, and will offer the public a true journey through the discovery of tastes and approaches to know, defend and protect.
When: From November 10 to November 28, 2016
Weihnachtsmarkt, the Christmas market in Piazza Santa Croce
From 30 November to 18 December, the Weihnachtsmarkt, the traditional German Christmas market will bring in the Florence many items for the Nativity and Christmas decoration, gift ideas but also some gastronomic specialties such as sausages, pretzels, gingerbread and strudel.
Where: Piazza Santa Croce
When: From 30 November to 18 December 2016
Concerts in Florence
KING CRIMSON - November 8-9 2016, Teatro Verdi
ELISA - November 11, 2016, Nelson Mandela Forum
TARJA TURUNEN - November 28, 2016, Teatro Obihall
RENATO ZERO – from 16 to 20 December 2016, Nelson Mandela Forum
GREEN DAY - January 11, 2017, Nelson Mandela Forum
LITFIBA - April 7, 2017, Nelson Mandela Forum
TIZIANO FERRO - July 15, 2017, Stadio Artemio Franchi