Discovering 2019 FAI Days

Upcoming & Ongoing

This week’s theme in Florence is discovery. The annual FAI Spring Days (Giornate FAI di Primavera) allows visitors to experience hidden landmarks in Italy like never before in a single weekend, March 23 [...]



March 22, 2019

FLORENCE KOREA FILM FESTIVAL. Teatro La Compagnia, via Cavour 50/r. MOVIE IN ENGLISH: GLORIA BELL starring Julianne Moore and John Turturro. Cinema Odeon, Piazza Strozzi. 4:30, 6:30 & 9 pm. CLASSICAL [...]

This Week

Bansky Street Art Show Extended to March 24

Until March 24, 2019: BANKSY: THIS IS NOT A PHOTO OPPORTUNITY. Palazzo Medici Riccardi. Open 9 am – 7 pm. Closed Wednesday. Admission: €10, reduced €6. Twenty prints of the artist’s best and most iconic pieces of [...]

Contemporary South Korea Cinema at La Compagnia

Movie Scene

March 21-28: FLORENCE KOREA FILM FESTIVAL.  Cinema La Compagnia, via Cavour 50/r. This month, 45 movies from some of the greatest South Korean cinema masters arrive for the annual film festival held in Florence. The event will [...]

Father Bernardo Leads Vatican Spiritual Retreat


On February 27, 2019, Pope Francis himself called Father Bernardo Gianni, abbot of San Miniato al Monte and asked if he would lead the spiritual exercises and prayers at this year’s devotional retreat for Lent [...]

U.S. Consulate Bicentennial Show & Readings


Florence’s American Consulate General will be kicking off its 2019 bicentennial anniversary program with two events— an exhibition and poetry readings— during the second week of March. The exhibition will open on March 14 at [...]

Murals, Music & Marches Celebrating Women’s Day


Powerful female images scattered throughout Florence shine life back into boarded up windows, all signed by the mysterious “#Le”. Found on Instagram as @lediesis, the artist’s work illustrates eight inspiring female icons with street art [...]