Events archive

December 2016

Pisa: 46th National Exhibition of the White Truffle in San Miniato

From 12 November 2016 to 04 December 2016

Food & Wine

Everything has been decided for one of the tastiest Tuscan food and wine Festivals in Tuscany: in the characteristic town of the San Miniato, the truffle festival (Sagra del Tartufo di San Miniato), from 12 November to 4 December 2016, is waiting for you for four weekends in the name of the..

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November 2016

Lucca: 'Magnum on set. The great photographers and the world of cinema' at Lu.C.C.A.

From 02 July 2016 to 13 November 2016

Exhibitions & Art

From July 2nd to November 13th one of the most unique Lucca exhibitions 2016 will take place: at the Lucca Museum of Contemporary Art 'Magnum sul set. I grandi fotografi e il cinema' will be held; an unmissable exhibition of photos that some of the greatest..

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Lucca: Lucca Comics and Games 2016

From 28 October 2016 to 01 November 2016

Fairs & Free Time

Preparations are underway for the new edition of the popular Lucca Comics and Games Festival. During the 'Lucca Comics 2016' dates - from 28 October to 1 November - the historic town of Lucca will turn into a magical realm inhabited by strange characters...

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October 2016

Florence: Una Wunderkammer Ottocentesca

From 06 May 2016 to 16 October 2016

Exhibitions & Art

From 6 May to 16 October 2016 the Stibbert Museum of Florence hosts 'Una Wunderkammer Ottocentesca. An itinerary amongst the collector rarities of Frederick Stibbert', an exhibition dedicated to the great collector of British art which will give offer visitors a unique journey through the history..

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Arezzo: Cortona on the Move 2016

From 14 July 2016 to 02 October 2016

Exhibitions & Art

Are you ready for one of the most interesting Cortona events 2016? The picturesque Tuscan village, from 14 July to 2 October, will host 'Cortona on the Move 2016', the International Photography Festival directed this year again by Arianna Rinaldo -..

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August 2016

Siena: Palio di Siena 2016

From 02 July 2016 to 16 August 2016

Folklore

Preparations are underway for one of the most anticipated and acclaimed events of Tuscany: the Palio di Siena in 2016! When is the Palio di Siena? The full program has now been clarified: on the classic dates of 2 July and 16 August, in Piazza del Campo, the historic Palio horse race 2016 between..

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Lucca: Puccini Festival 2016 Torre del Lago

From 15 July 2016 to 13 August 2016

Music & Show

In the beautiful surroundings of Torre del Lago, one of the most anticipated events dedicated to opera in Italy is back: from 15 July to 13 August, do not miss the Puccini Festival 2016 ... tickets are already for sale! Founded in 1930, the music festival - the only one entirely dedicated to the..

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Cortona: Cortona Mix Festival 2016

From 30 July 2016 to 07 August 2016

Music & Show

Cortona Events is pleased to present an unmissable date with culture: from July 30 to August 7, the historic center, squares and theaters in the picturesque Tuscan village, will host Cortona Mix Festival 2016, an explosive blend of arts which, every year, involves and excites thousands of visitors..

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July 2016

Cortona: 'Etruscan writing masters' at Maec of Cortona

From 19 March 2016 to 31 July 2016

Exhibitions & Art

After the Henri Prades Museum of Montpellier, the 'The Etruscans: Masters of Writing' exhibition arrives at Maec of Cortona. From 19 March to 31 July 2016 this exhibition should not be missed: the precious texts, ancient artefacts and numerous  objects, approximately 100,  from the most..

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Livorno: Effetto Venezia 2016

From 27 July 2016 to 31 July 2016

Music & Show

Everything is now ready for one of the most anticipated festivals in Livorno in 2016. The characteristic La Nuova Venezia district is welcoming the 30th edition of effetto venezia from 27 through to 31 July, hosting performances, concerts,..

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Florence: From Kandinsky to Pollock

From 19 March 2016 to 24 July 2016

Exhibitions & Art

'From Kandinsky to Jackson Pollock exhibition. The great art of the Guggenheim': this art exhibition in Florence at the Strozzi Palazzo exhibitions will open its doors to the public from 19 March to 24 July 2016. More than one hundred European and American masterpieces of art, made between 1920 and..

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Vinci: Vinci Unicorn Festival 2016

From 22 July 2016 to 24 July 2016

Fairs & Free Time

Preparations are underway for one of the world's most important Cosplay events in Italy related to Fantasy: the Unicorn Festival. From 22 to 24 July 2016, the charming village of Vinci in Tuscany is ready to accommodate goblins, princesses, fairies and..

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Lucca: Lucca Summer Festival 2016

From 02 June 2016 to 23 July 2016

Music & Show

Lovers of music! Everything is already decided for one of the most anticipated events in Lucca: the Lucca Summer Festival 2016! The programme includes the concerts of the most important Italian and international artists who, from 2 June, will create an engaging and unique show.  Now in its..

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Certaldo: Mercantia 2016 Certaldo

From 13 July 2016 to 17 July 2016

Fairs & Free Time

From Wednesday 13 to Sunday 17 July, in the magnificent setting of the village of Certaldo, one of Italy's most popular and acclaimed street theatre festivals will take place: Mercantia Certaldo 2016, a unique event of its kind, able to harmoniously blend..

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Pistoia: 2016 Pistoia Blues Festival

From 05 July 2016 to 16 July 2016

Music & Show

Lovers of blues and all-round music, perk up your ears and take note in your diaries: from 5 to 16 July you cannot miss the most anticipated event in Pistoia, the now famous 2016 Pistoia Blues!  Founded in 1980 under the name 'Bluesin' with special guests such B.B. King and Muddy Waters, the..

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Siena: 'Robert Capa in Italy 1943-1944' - San Gimignano

From 04 March 2016 to 10 July 2016

Exhibitions & Art

The 'Raffaele De Grada' Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery of San Gimignano hosts the highly anticipated Robert Capa photo exhibition by the great photographer Robert Capa in black and white on the dramatic years of the Second World War in Italy and the awaited arrival of the allies. 'Robert Capa..

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Florence: Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2016

From 24 April 2016 to 04 July 2016

Music & Show

Lovers of classical music and bel canto, take a pen and paper and make a note of these dates in your diary: from 24 April to 4 July 2016 Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival 2016 will host the highly anticipated opera in Florence! The music festival of Florence will host classical music concerts,..

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Pisa: Tirrenia city of cinema: Pisorno - Cosmopolitan 1934-1969

From 23 March 2016 to 03 July 2016

Exhibitions & Art

Are you familiar with the term 'Pisorno'? If you are not movie fans then maybe you've never heard of it: but do not look for it in the dictionary as you will not find it there...In the first half of 1900s a few modern film studios in Tirrenia were built: lying, just halfway between the..

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June 2016

Florence: Fabbrica Europa 2016

From 05 May 2016 to 18 June 2016

Music & Show

Theatre, dance, martial arts, contemporary art. The Festival Fabbrica Europa is all this and much more! From 5 May to 23 June 20126, this cultural event in Florence, Italy turns into an outstanding platform for experimentation at the Leopolda Station in Florence: events and theatre but mainly..

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May 2016

Pistoia: Dialoghi sull'Uomo 2016

From 27 May 2016 to 29 May 2016

Fairs & Free Time

'Humanity at play. Societies, cultures and games': this is the title of the 7th edition of 'Dialogues sull'uomo', one of the most anticipated events in Pistoia, which will take place in the historic centre of the city from 27th to 29th May 2016. Three days of talks, readings and meetings presented..

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Florence: Penalty and Grace

From 22 October 2015 to 17 May 2016

Exhibitions & Art

Pitti Palace in Florence hosts ''Il Rigore e la Grazia' a unique art exhibition in Florence of little-known paintings made by great masters of the 17th century for the Brotherhood of San Benedetto Bianco, one of the most important Florence secular brotherhoods. This must-be-seen art exhibition in..

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April 2016

Siena: L'École de Médecine in Sienne

From 06 November 2015 to 03 April 2016

Exhibitions & Art

The museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala in Siena, Italy - an ancient hospital of the Tuscan city, is housing a really interesting exhibition entitled 'L'ecole de Medecine a Sienne. Napoleon and Paolo Mascagni, unusual protagonists of medicine in Siena'. This exhibition in Siena, open to the..

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March 2016

Florence: 'The world that was not there.' Pre-Columbian art in the Ligabue collection

From 19 September 2015 to 06 March 2016

Exhibitions & Art

An absolutely unique exhibition in Firenze at the Archaeology Museum in Florence, 'The world that was not there' is entirely dedicated to pre-Columbian art.Until 6 March 2016, masterpieces from the important private collection of the Venetian archaeologist Giancarlo Ligabue will be on show:..

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February 2016

Florence: Il Principe dei sogni. Joseph in the Medici tapestries of Pontormo and Bronzino

From 15 September 2015 to 16 February 2016

Exhibitions & Art

After its great success in Rome and Milan, the exhibition ' Il Principe dei sogni. Joseph in the Medici tapestries of Pontormo and Bronzino ' returns to Florence, where it all began. From 15 September to 16 February 2016, the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence will host one of the most anticipated..

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Pisa: 'Toulouse-Lautrec. Lights and shadows of Montmartre'

From 16 October 2015 to 14 February 2016

Exhibitions & Art

2015 is a really great period for Pisa art exhibitions. At the same time as 'J'écris de Pise', Palazzo Blu houses another eagerly awaited art exhibition: 'Toulouse-Lautrec. Luci ed ombre di Montmartre', more than 180 works, including paintings, drawings and images..

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Lucca: De Chirico, Savinio and Les Italiens de Paris

From 17 October 2015 to 14 February 2016

Exhibitions & Art

Did you think the Lucca calendar of events ended this year with the legendary Lucca Comics & Games? Wrong! LUCCA Museum, until 14 February 2016, will host 'De Chirico, Savinio and Les Italiens de Paris', one of the most promising Lucca exhibitions. This interesting Lucca art exhibition in Tuscany..

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January 2016

Florence: Divine beauty of Van Gogh, Chagall and Fountain

From 24 September 2015 to 24 January 2016

Exhibitions & Art

September 24 was the opening date for the Divine beauty exhibition in Florence, one of the most anticipated exhibitions at Palazzo Stozzi in Florence in 2015, entitled 'Divine Beauty with Van Gogh, Chagall e Fontana'.The Strozzi exhibition, open to the public until 24 January 2016, wants to be a..

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Pisa: Je vous écris de Pise. Pisa in the album of a French family of the nineteenth century

From 26 September 2015 to 17 January 2016

Exhibitions & Art

One of the most original Pisa events and exhibitions in 2015 is about to open its doors at Palazzo Blu in Pisa -, entitled 'Je vous ècris de Pise' - Pisa in the album of a French family of the 19th century'. Approximately 60 drawings on display, all owned by the Pisa Foundation, testify to the..

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Siena: Piero Sadun. Genesis of an artist 1938-1948

From 04 September 2015 to 10 January 2016

Exhibitions & Art

From 4 September 2015 to 10 January 2016, the Pinacoteca Nazionale di Siena is showing 'Piero Sadun. Genesis of an artist 1938-1948'. An exciting exhibition dedicated to the debut of the great Siena artist and his troubled Jewish and Partisan history in the difficult period of the Resistance. With..

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Florence: Christmas and New Year 2015-2016

From 24 December 2015 to 06 January 2016

Fairs & Free Time

Christmas holidays are inexorably approaching and you are caught by a Hamlet-like doubt ... entertainment or culture? If you do not want to give up either of these options, we have the solution that is right for you on how to spend Christmas and the New Year's Eve: in Florence, Italy! To round off..

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