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“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!

The special project to open the Vasari Corridor in 2012 was offering visits between January 12 and April 27…. and bookings are already complete! The Uffizi will soon give out information if new dates will be offered for 2012 so stay in touch for updates!

The Contini Bonacossi Art Collection is part of the Uffizi’s collections, located within an ordinary looking palazzo on via Lambertesca in front of the Georgofili Academy behind the Uffizi. It is normally closed and is completely separate from the Uffizi Gallery. Between January 17 and April 27, 2012, you can once again enjoy a free […]

The first areas of the New Uffizi opened in late December and are dedicated to foreign artists. Located in the areas called “gabinetti” or studies, works of smaller dimensions from the 16th and 17th centuries by “foreign” artists are displayed, in particular works by Spanish, French, Flemish and Dutch artists. Since these areas occupy a […]

The Uffizi Gallery will be open on December 24 until 5.50pm (closes an hour earlier than usual) and have a special opening on Monday, December 26 (open until 18.50, normal hours). It will remain closed on Christmas Day (December 25) and January 1, 2012. The Uffizi will again have a Special Opening on Monday, January […]

The Uffizi Gallery is generally not open on Mondays but on October 31st, its doors will remain open to allow all visitors to Florence for the long weekend (November 1st is an Italian national holiday) to enjoy its exceptional art collection!

UNDERGOING RESTORATION Hall 7: Early Renaissance Paolo Uccello Battle of San Romano ON LOAN Caravaggio Hall Caravaggio Issac’s Sacrifice estimated date of return: after January 9, 2012 exhibit: Caravaggio and his circle in Rome: a barbaric and brutal manner – Otawa/Texas   Hall 10-14: Botticelli Sandro Botticelli Allegoria della Calunnia Hall 45: 17th Century Italian […]

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