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Celebrate this Valentine’s Day at the Uffizi Gallery – on February 14 a couple can enter by paying only one ticket. The museum is taking part of the initiative “MiBACi?” (a play on the acronym to say “will you kiss me?”) promoted for St. Valentine’s by MIBAC (the Ministry of Cultural Patrimony in Italy) and […]

The official presentation of the newly reopened Room 35 at the Uffizi Gallery, now called the Michelangelo Room, took place this past Monday January 28 2013. After several months of being closed, the public can once again enjoy all of its riches. Located on the second floor of the museum, the room’s new colorful background […]

The Uffizi Gallery is closed on December 25th, 2012 and January 1st, 2013. The museum will have a special opening on Monday December 24 and 31 from 8:15am to 6pm. If you’re looking for something to do on January 1st, we recommend you visit the exhibition “Alchemy and the Arts” in the Reali Poste hall […]

Finally, after more than 200 years, the beautiful, imposing statue called the Sleeping Ariadne (Arianna Addormentata) has returned to the Uffizi Gallery. The sculpture, dating from the third century AD, should find its permanent home in the new set-up of Hall 35, which will be dedicated to Michelangelo. The hall should be reopening soon, stay […]

Between December 15, 2012 and February 3, 2013, take advantage to visit the temporary exhibit being held in the Sala delle Reali Poste at the Uffizi Gallery called “Alchemy and the Arts “. The exhibit is part of the annual series called “I mai visti” (“Never seen”), which aims to showcase beautiful artworks generally preserved […]

All throughout August and up until the 25th of September the Uffizi Gallery offers all its visitors a special opportunity: every Tuesday the museum will be offering special extended evening hours from 7pm to 10pm. During these 3 “extraordinary” hours you’ll have the chance to enjoy an unusual visit of the Uffizi at night, including viewing […]

Gleam of Gold: International Gothic in Florence – 1375-1440 June 19 – November 4 A beautiful and quite golden exhibition is currently underway at the Uffizi Gallery focusing on the artistic period between 1375-1440 often known as “gothic style”. The Uffizi has several permanent exhibition rooms already dedicated to this period on the second floor […]

Special Aperitif Evenings at the Uffizi Extended Until September! It’s official – given the success of “Aperitivo ad Arte” in its first month – will continue through the summer until the end of September 2012. The special collaboration between Polo Museale Fiorentino, Firenze Musei, ATAF, Ntv and Bartolini Sas, will thus continue every week, from […]

The beautiful Tribune at the Uffizi Gallery will be reopen shortly, even though it will no longer be possible to go into the room :(. The Tribune, an octagonal space in the West wing of the Uffizi, was designed by Bernardo Buontalenti in 1584 under commission by Francesco I of the Medici. It was to […]

On June 19, the Uffizi Gallery and its artistic itineraries will be extended again to offer its visitors nine new rooms rich in masterpieces and artworks of important artists. The new rooms are located on the first floor of the Gallery and, together with the other 8 new Blue Rooms inaugurated in December 2011 (dedicated […]

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