Friday, January 14, 2022

MOVIES IN ENGLISH:  KING RICHARD starring Will Smith.  Cinema Odeon, piazza Strozzi.  6 pm.

DON’T LOOK UP starring Leonardo Di Caprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett and Timothée Chalamet.  9 pm.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: ORCHESTRA DELLA TOSCANA conducted by Kazushi Ono with soloist Alena Baeva (violin). Music of Wagner, Schumann, Fauré, and Ravel. Empoli.  9 pm.

EXHIBITIONS:

JEFF KOONS: SHINE. Palazzo Strozzi, Piazza Strozzi. Open 10 am – 8 pm. Admission: €15. Audio guided tours in English and Italian available for €4. For more information, visit the website of Palazzo Strozzi at https://www.palazzostrozzi.org/en/tickets-opening-hours/.

JENNY SAVILLE ART SHOW. Museo Novecento of 20th and 21st Century Art, open daily 11 am – 7 pm (Thursdays 11 am – 2 pm), admission €9,50; Museo di Casa Buonarroti, open daily 10 am – 4:30 pm (Tuesdays closed), admission €8; Museo degli Innocenti, open daily 11 am – 9 pm (Tuesdays closed), admission €8; Museo di Palazzo Vecchio, open daily 11 am – 9 pm (Thursdays 9 am – 2 pm), admission €12,50; and Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, open daily 10:15 am – 5 pm, admission €10. Reduced price tickets are to those who visit numerous of the venues featuring Saville’s work, so it is advisable to keep any purchased tickets.

SILK: SCARF & TIE PRINTS BY FULVIA FERRAGAMO. Ferragamo Museum, piazza Santa Trinita. Open 11 am – 7 pm. Admission: €8, €4 for university students. There is also free admission online to a virtual tour at https://www.ferragamo.com/museo/en/silk.

GALILEO CHINI AND EUROPEAN SYMBOLISM.  Villa Bardini, Costa San Giorgio 2.  Open 10 am – 6 pm.  Admission: €10.

LEVI AND RAGGHIANTI:  A Friendship Between Painting, Politics and Literature.  Ragghianti Foundation, via San Micheletto 3, Lucca.  Open 10am – 1 pm and 2:30 – 6:30pm.  Admission €3-5.  For more information on the exhibition and the foundation, see the website:  www.fondazioneragghianti.it.

TURANDOT AND PUCCINI, CHINI AND CARAMBA. Textile Museum (Museo del Tessuto), Via Puccetti 3, Prato.  Open 10 am – 7 pm.  Admission: €10, students €4.  A combined discount on an admission ticket with the Fondazione Puccini in Lucca and the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology in Florence is available and encouraged.

KEITH HARING. Palazzo Blu: Arte e Cultura, Lungarno Gambacorti 9.  Open 10 am – 7 pm. Admission: €12.