Sunday, October 13

A room in Palazzo Davanzati

The BARGELLO MUSEUM COMPLEX is offering free admission on October 13 thanks to the national “Giornate delle Famiglie al Museo” (Family Day at the Museum) event. The complex is comprised of the Bargello National Museum (which displays Renaissance sculpture and historic decorative arts and design, hours: 8:15 am – 2 pm); the Medici Chapels (home to works by Michelangelo, hours 8:15 – 2 pm); the Palazzo Davanzati Historic Renaissance Home Museum (open 1:15 – 7 pm) and the Martelli Historic Home Museum (free, guided visits at 11 am and noon).

See the schedule of free museums for the month of October.


CASCINE IN FIERA.  Outdoor fair/market.  Viale Lincoln, Piazzale Kennedy, Cascine Park.

OLTRARNO FAIR.  Piazza Santo Spirito.  9 am – 6 pm.

INTERNET FESTIVAL.  Pisa.  Free admission.

CHESTNUT FESTIVAL. Marradi, Mugello Valley.  9 am – 6 pm. Admission €3. Train from the Santa Maria Novella station.

MOVIE IN ENGLISH: JOKER starring Joaquin Phoenix. Cinema Odeon, Piazza Strozzi. 4:30, 6:45 & 9:15 pm.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: CARMEN, opera by George Bizet. Teatro del Maggio, piazzale Vittorio Gui 1., 8 pm.

FLORENCE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA conducted by Giovanni Varoli with soloist Giuseppe Gullotta (piano). Music of Tridico, Rota, and Mozart. Santa Croce Refectory, Piazza Santa Croce.  9 pm.

VOICE & PIANO RECITAL with soloists Luca Pisaroni (baritone) and Malcolm Martineau. Music of Beethoven, Reichardt, and Schubert.  Teatro della Pergola, Saloncino. 9 pm.


OBEY, MAKE ART NOT WAR. Palazzo Medici Riccardi. Open 9 am – 7 pm.

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.

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.

NATALIA GONCHAROVA, A WOMAN AND THE AVANT-GARDE. Palazzo Strozzi, Piazza Strozzi. Open 10 am – 8 pm. Admission: €16.

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

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