A selection of some of the most interesting ongoing exhibits in Tuscany right now.
For exhibits in Florence, take a look at the full list here.
When: July 4 - September 30 (except Sundays & August 13-16)
Where: Duomo Siena
The show is a journey through history, exploring the traditions and masterpieces of and in Siena. In particular, it ends up being an ode to the people of Siena that placed, at a time in history, the city at the center of the known, civilized world. in 2016, the entire show has been rewritten and redone! Read More here: Divina Bellezza
Treasures from the Ancient Seas
Fish Fossils from Bolca
When: 26 May - 15 September, 2016
City: Rio Marina – Isola d’Elba
Where: Museo del Parco Minerario di Rio Marina - Palazzo del Burò, via Magenta 26
The exhibition proposes an enchanting trip through time using fossils to from Bolca to give life to the fish that swam the seas over 50 million years ago. The cost of the ticket is included in the Mineral Museum, which is an excellent activity for kids to learn more about the island of Elba.
26 July – 30 August: Tuesday and Saturday from 5pm to 8 pm / Thursday from 5pm to 11pm
1 September - 30 October : Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 7pm
Benozzo Gozzoli in San Gimignano
When: Until November 1, 2016
City: San Gimignano
Where: Pinacoteca, Piazza Duomo 2, San Gimignano
San Gimignano will host an exhibition dedicated to the artist Benozzo Gozzoli (Florence 1420/21 - 1497). He was one of the more active artist in the 1400's in Italy. The exhibition celebrateds, for the first time, the time spent in San Gimignano, perhaps one of the most intesive periods in his career.
Il Sogno di Theimer
When: June 24 - October 23, 2016
Where: Fortezza Medici
For Hours see Website
A modern figure sculpture, with a poetic beauty that pulls from man’s cultural memory and important artistic traditions including Italian Renaissance, French Neo Classic and a bit of Egyptian, Greek and perhaps some unknown Asian cultures.
Set in part at the newly stored Medici Fortress, the art exhibition adds color and life to the massive stone walls. Take the opportunity to visit both the fortress and the exhibition for a truly special experience
Discover the Floor of the Duomo in Siena
When: Until July 31, and August 18 - October 26
Where: Cathedral of Siena
Hours: Monday Saturday 10:30 am – 7 pm Domenica 9:30 – 18:00
During the Holy Year, the L’Opera della Metropolitana di Siena, is opening its doors - and more importantly in this period - uncovering its floors for guests to admire the spectacular stone floors of the Duomo di Siena. The floor is a unique masterpieces not only for its level of technical skill involved but also for the expressive images that encourage the viewer to look for inner peace and knowledge.
Take the time to view the entire monumental complex of the Siena Duomo, and not just the pavement, but also the Museum and the spectacular show in the evening: Divina Bellezza
When: Until June 15, 2017
Where: Galileo Galilei Airport
Well into the third edition of this initiative by the Henraux Foundation together with the Tuscany Airports, you will find a collection of 9 sculptures from Park Eun Sun gracing the Pisa airport.
This renowned Korean artist, a long time resident of Versilia, arrived in Italy to satisfy his desire to work with Apuane marbles. His artwork, known on an international level, is remarkable for the pure geometric forms composed of bi-color slabs of marble.