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Exhibits in Tuscany

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Trying to make plans for your holidays?  Check out a selection of some of the most interesting ongoing exhibits in Tuscany.  And we suggest that you read our blog post to learn more about some of the more intiguing contemporary art exhibits in Florence.

But don't stop there, click on one of the links below and use a few of our helpful tools to keep you updated on both local activities and recurring events throughout Tuscany, with an emphasis on those that are easy to find and fun to participate.  

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A Selection of the Best Exhibits in Tuscany

Siena | LA GRANDE GUERRA | until Jan 15, 2017

through the eyes of Siena

When: 29 Oct, 2016 - 15 Jan, 2017

Hours: Mon - Thur: 10am - 5pm, Fri: 10am - 8pm & Sat - Sun: 10am - 7pm, Closed on Tuesday
Special holiday hours Everyday from 10am - 7pm, Friday 10am - 10 pm & Closed on 25 December

City: Siena

Where: Santa Maria della Scala


100 photos taken by soldiers from Siena during the 41 months of conflict. Through these evocative images it is possible to see the events, not as a journalist, but as a young man living the war.

From the private archives of soldiers from the Siena area, this exhibition takes their personal photos and enlarges them to share the pain and joy, the images that made it to film of the activities during World War I.

Travel through the emotional journey with photos, diaries and more that tell a personal story.

Dali. Il sogno del classico

Pisa | DALI. IL SOGNO DEL CLASSICO | until Feb 5, 2017

Dalí. The Classic Dream

When: 1 Oct, 2016 - 5 Feb, 2017

Hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 7pm & Sat - Sun: 10am - 8pm

City: Pisa, Palazzo Blu

Where: Palazzo d’Arte e Cultura - Palazzo Blu, Lungarno Gambacorti, 9, 56125


”Start by imitating the classics, and then you can do anything” - Salvado Dalì

Metamorphism, provocative, visionary, Salvador Dalí is an artist; both a myth and myth-maker. Salvador Dalí is exhibited in direct comparison with the ancient traditions and with the great masters of the past.

This is the Dalí who loved the great Italian Masters, citing Raphael & Cellini, illustrating Dante and Michelangelo, the star of this show, is the trilogy dedicated to Surrealism.

Dali. Il sogno del classico

Viareggio | SIGNORINI E DI NITTIS | until Feb. 26, 2017

The 1800’s open for the World to See

ottocento aperto al mondo in viareggio

When: July 2 - February 26, 2017

Where: Centro Matteucci per l’Arte Moderna, Via D’annunzio, 28, Viareggio

For Hours see Website

The newest exhibition at the Matteucci Center for Modern Art features an impressive display of masterpieces by the artists De Nittis, Zandomeneghi and Boldini.

The above works will be shown side by side to those of Signorini, Lega and other protagonists for the “Macchiaiolo” period.

Prato | LA FINE DEL MONDO | until March 19, 2017

The End of the World

When: October 16 - March 19, 2017

City: Prato

Where: Centro Pecci Prato, Viale della Repubblica, 277, 59100 Prato

For Hours see Website

View today as from a distance, the idea is to “experience the feeling of being projected thousands of light years away to view our current world as if it were a fossil, geological eras from the present time, resulting in a feeling of being suspended in a limbo between a now distant past and a still distant future.”

Throughout the exhibition, many expressions and artistic languages will be interconnected: music, theatre, cinema, architecture and dance represented not just as side events but as integral moments of the show, helping to build an immersive and captivating narrative.

Montepulciano | AGATHOS. UNIVERSO ADIMENSIONALE | until April 30, 2017

When: December 3, 2016 - April 30, 2017

City: Montepulciano

Where: Cantine Icario, Via delle Pietrose, 2, 53045 Montepulciano Siena

For Hours see Website

A fun opportunity to combine a fabulous landscape, good wine and art! This wine cellar is famous for its contemporary art and excellent Vino Nobile production. Make a reservation and combine a visit to their personal art gallery and explore the vineyards and production of their wines.

Carlo Franzoso, a.k.a Agathos, is a mathematician and a painter renowned in both fields and, above all, a heretical thinker. In the Artistic court he is the founder of Trans-geometric Spatialism (or Trans Geometry), which seeks to put men near science again.

Art exhibit to not miss in Tuscany 2017

Arezzo | LE ETA’ DELL’ORO | until May 7, 2017

When: August 5, 2016 - May 7, 2017

City: Arezzo

Where: Casa Museo Bruschi, Piazza San Francesco, 1

For Hours see Website

The Reflections of Piero della Francesca, music images, and jewelry presented on an innovative video guide concentrating on the magical work of Piero della Francesca.

The presentation of an exhibition in the format of a high resolution video, animated with images and details from the most important work of Piero della Francesca. You will find the amazing copies of the jewelry represented in his artwork, pieces that were executed by Giulio Manfredi in 1992 and which now make up part of the Museum treasures.

After almost 25 years of their first showing, the Casa Ivan Bruschi has them on exhibition in honor of the 600th anniversary of the birth of Piero della Francesca.

Le età dell'Oro Piero della Francesca in Arezzo

Pisa | VOLAREARTE | until June 15, 2017

When: Until June 15, 2017

City: Pisa

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.

Park Eun Sun at Pisa

Siena | LA BELLEZZA FERITA | Oct 29, 2017

Norcia, Earth Heart Art Quake.

When: December 23, 2016 - October 29, 2017

City: Siena

Where: Crypt of the Duomo Santa Maria della Scala

For Hours see Website

Italy rallies and embraces the zones that were devastated by the earthquake on the 24th of August. Siena, following a long tradition of giving refuge to those in need, has opened the crypt of its Duomo to house several important pieces of art while their original homes (churches, monasteries and convents) are repaired.

On exhibition will be various pieces recused from the debris immediately following the tremors that have left a permanent mark on the central region of Italy. A collection of paintings, sculptures rescued by the Protezione Civile, the Corpo Nazionale Vigili del Fuoco, and the Comando Carabinieri will be open to the public to admire together with videos showing the rescue efforts and their damaged homes.

Author: Donna Scharnagl

It has been over 24 years since I took my first steps in Italy and I still haven’t found a good reason to leave.  Between the food, the culture, the history, the art, the landscapes … did I mention the food? I have become a lifelong student. And I soon learned that Italians all have stories that long to be told; stories that paint a picture of how hard work produces character, how life is made of ups and downs and how good it feels to laugh.


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