A Glimpse into the Gucci Empire

By Harineta Rigatos, MA 2012-13

This past week the MA program visited the Gucci Museum with their very own private tour of Guccio Gucci’s empire! Why tour this museum? Well, of course we had to go drool over the original Jackie bags, the GG suitcases and the famous white GG bicycle. Through exposing the MA students to this contemporary museum located in the historic Palazzo della Mercanzia, we got a glimpse of how the space was utilized as well as how inviting and informative the museum is.

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Benvenuti Amici!

A warm welcome to the official blog of Marist Italy! Here we will be posting an updated calendar of Marist activities for all of the FFE, BA, & MA programs as well as happenings all over Florence! Be sure to check the blog every week where we will provide travel advice, recipe postings, living tips, and essay submissions from our students exploring Florence! Our goal is … Continue reading Benvenuti Amici!