May 18, 2019

FORTEZZA ANTIQUARIA. Antiques fair. Piazza Indipendenza. 9 am – 6 pm.

ARTIGIANATO E PALAZZO.  Crafts fair. Palazzo Corsini garden, via della Scala 115. Open 10 am – 8 pm. Admission: €8, € 6 reduced, and free for children under 12. Free catalogue included.

CLASSICAL MUSIC:  MAGGIO MUSICALE ORCHESTRA conducted by Wolfram Christ. Music of Widmann, Schubert, and Beethoven. Teatro del Maggio, Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1. 8 pm.

MOVIE IN ENGLISH: AVENGERS ENDGAME starring Scarlett Johansson, Bradley Cooper, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Brie Larson, and Josh Brolin. Cinema Odeon, Piazza Strozzi. 9:00 pm.

MOVIE IN ENGLISH: STAN AND OLLIE starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly. Cinema Odeon, Piazza Strozzi, 4:30 and 6:30 pm.

IRIS GARDEN. Piazzale Michelangelo (take bus 12 or 13). Hours 10 am – 12:30 pm, 3 – 7 pm. Free admission.

EXHIBITIONS:

WHAT I SAW ON THE ROAD, works by Kiki Smith.  Andito degli Angiolini, Pitti Palace. Open 8:15 am – 6 pm. Admission included in a ticket to the Pitti Palace: €16 per person and €8 for EU residents ages 18 to 25.

FEMININE VOCABULARY; BETWEEN TALENT AND DUTY 1861-1921. Pitti Palace. Open 8:15 am – 6:50 pm. Admission: €16 (includes entrance to all Pitti Palace museums).

“HEROES:” DAVID BOWIE EXHIBITION with photographs by Masayoshi Sukita. Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Via Cavour 1. Open 9 am to 7 pm. Admission; €10, reduced €6, free for those under 17.

LEONARDO da VINCI AND FLORENCE: “THE CODEX ATLANTICUS.” Sala dei Gigli, Palazzo Vecchio. Open daily 9 am to 11 pm. Admission €12.50, includes entrance to Palazzo Vecchio’s exhibitions and museums except for the tower.

LEONARDO da VINCI AND FLORENCE: “TRACES OF THE BATTLE OF ANGHIARI.” Sala dei Gigli, Palazzo Vecchio. Open 9 am to 11 pm. Admission €12.50, includes entrance to Palazzo Vecchio’s exhibitions and museums except for the tower.

DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS FROM THE HORNE COLLECTION. Horne Museum, via de’ Benci 7. Open 10 am to 2 pm.

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF DANCE: ISADORA DUNCAN AND THE FIGURATIVE ARTS IN ITALY BETWEEN 1800 AND AVANT GARDE. Stefano Bardini Museum. 11 am – 5 pm, €7.

“VERROCCHIO, MASTER OF LEONARDO.” Palazzo Strozzi and the Bargello. Open 10 am to 8 pm. Admission €13. Entrance to the Bargello is €9 or €6 with the Strozzi ticket.

HELMUT NEWTON PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION. Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery, Via Folgore, 11, San Gimignano. Hours: 10 am to 7:30 pm. Admission: €9 full, €7 reduced.