Sunday, August 11

WW2 FLORENCE LIBERATION DAY EVENTS: The Uffizi Gallery will grant free admission all day, from 8:15 am – 6:50 pm.  In the evening, the Giacomo Puccini Philharmonic Band of Prato will give a free performance in Piazza Signoria (9 pm).

CLASSICAL MUSIC:  ITALIAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA conducted by Daniele Gatti and Luciano Acocella. Music of Wagner, Stravinsky, and Mendelssohn. Teatro dei Rozzi, Siena. 9:15 pm.

TOSCA, opera by Puccini. Puccini Festival Orchestra conducted by Dmitri Jurowsky. Open Air Theater, Torre del Lago. 9:15 pm.

VOLTERRA AD 1398. Volterra. Entrance fee.


A SHORT NOVEL ON MEN’S FASHION. Pitti Palace, Museum of Costume and Fashion. Open 8.15 am – 6.50 pm. Admission: 16€, reduced 8€.

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

LEONARDO E I SUOI LIBRI, LA BIBLIOTECA DEL GENIO UNIVERSALE. Florence, Museo Galileo, at Piazza dei Giudici, 9:30 am- 6 pm. Admission: €10.

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF DANCE: ISADORA DUNCAN AND THE FIGURATIVE ARTS IN ITALY BETWEEN 1800 AND AVANT GARDE. Villa Bardini, 10 am – 7 pm, €10. Stefano Bardini Museum, Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm, €7.

SUSTAINABLE THINKING. Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Palazzo Spini Feroni. Open 10 am – 7:30 pm. Admission: €8, free for those under 10 and 65 and over.

L’ETERNA MUSA. Viareggio, Centro Matteucci per l’Arte Moderna. Tickets are 8 euros each. Open 10 am to 10 pm.

“THE ORIGINS OF GENIUS.” Leonardo Museum, Vinci. Open 9 am- 11 pm. Admission: €13.

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

LEONARDO DA VINCI, INVENTIVENESS & FABRIC. Museo del Tessuto, via Puccetti 3, Prato.  Open 3 – 7 pm. Admission: €7.

RIRKRIT TIRAVANIJA: TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION.  Luigi Pecci Contemporary Arts Center, Viale della Repubblica 277. Open 10 am – 8 pm. Admission: €10.

LEONARDO IN THE VALDICHIANA. La Fortezza, Montepulciano. Open 10:30 am – 7:30 pm. Admission: €5.