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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 […]

“Museums at Night ” is a special cultural event organized in many European cities and this year will take place on this May 19th. The Uffizi Gallery also participates in the initiative offering the chance to visit the Museum for free until late night. Uffizi will be open on this Saturday, May 19th with free entrance […]

At the Uffizi Gallery up until June 3rd, 2012 and after 25 years of being hidden from the public, you can finally admire the enchanting tapestries that form the temporary exhibition now on called The Tapestry Gallery, Epiphanies of Precious Fabrics. On exhibit, 17 beautiful and precious tapestries will take you on a journey through […]

Enjoy a very special evening at the Uffizi! “Aperitivo ad Arte“, a special collaboration between Polo Museale fiorentino, Firenze Musei, ATAF and Ntv, will be opening the Uffizi Gallery on Thursday evenings starting today April 26 until the end of June which allows you to both visit the new Blue Rooms dedicated to foreign artists […]

On March 8, Italy joins in the celebration of Woman’s Day and you’ll see bouquets of the yellow mimosa flowers everywhere: in Italy, it is tradition to give them to women as a show of appreciation. For the occasion, the Uffizi Gallery will be offering free entrance to all women!