Things to do in Florence 3/30-4/05

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between March 30 to April 5 in and near Florence. Blue Man Group March 28-31 Mandela Forum, piazza Enrico Berlinguer 5 This world-renowned performance art company will come to Florence at the end of the month for their first ever tour in Italy. Their shows performed […]

Things to do in Florence 3/23-3/29

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between March 23 to March 29 in and near Florence. Florence Korea Film Festival March 21-29 Cinema la Compagnia, Via Camillo Cavour, 50/R For the 17th edition of the Florence Korea Film Fest, 45 titles from the current South Korean cinema scene will be shown. It […]

A Short Guide to the City of Berlin

By: Autumn Wood, BA, 2019 Though my trip to Berlin was cut short (once again) by an outbreak of the flu, it doesn’t change the fact that it’s an amazing city, perfect for weekend trips due to cheap round-trip flights and Airbnb’s. When coming into Berlin you arrive at one of two airports. I arrived […]

Things to do in Florence 3/9 – 3/15

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between March 9 to March 15 in and near Florence. TASTE March 9-11 9:30am-4:30pm Stazione Leopolda, Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 5 This will be the 14th edition of the annual fair celebrating Italian food, and this year, the theme is bread. Workshops, demonstrations, and talks will take […]

Things to do in Florence 3/2 – 3/8

By Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between March 2 to March 8 in and near Florence. All State Museums are Free! March 4 On the first Sunday of every month, all state museums in Florence have free entrance for everyone, including museums such as the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace. For a […]

Where are all the great women artists?: A Tour of Florence’s Women of Wonder

By: Marissa Acey, MA, 2019 ‘Why have there been no great women artists?’ Or are they just hidden? For International Women’s Day coming up in March, this question is important to consider. Linda Nochlin turned art history on its head in 1971 when she titled an essay with the question: Why have there been no […]

Things to do in Florence 2/23-3/1

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between February 23 to March 1 in and near Florence. Black Lips February 19-March 12 LdM Gallery, Via dei Pucci, 4 This photography exhibition by Danilo Currò with poetic texts by Andrea Cafarella invites viewers to see beyond recurrent stereotypes and caricatures portrayed in media. In […]

Things to do in Florence 2/16-2/22

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between February 16 to February 22 in and near Florence. Morte Elettrice Palatina February 18 February 18th is the anniversary of the death of Anna Maria Luisa de ‘Medici, the last heir to the Medici dynasty who donated the families’ collections to the city of Florence. […]

Things to Do in Florence 12/8-12/14

By Emily Hurley, MA, 2018 Body of Evidence December 5- January 30 6:00pm LdM Gallery, Via dei Pucci, 4 The LdM Gallery will be opening a new exhibition titled “Body of Evidence” focused on drawing and featuring work by three students. The exhibition investigates the concepts of reflection and identity through the depiction of the […]

Things to do in Florence: 11/17-11/23

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2018 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between November 17 to November 23 in and near Florence. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald November 15-20, 23-25 Various Times Odeon Cinema, Piazza degli Strozzi The highly anticipated sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will be coming to the Odeon. After dark […]