HATS BETWEEN ART AND EXTRAVAGANZA
03-12-2013 till 18-05-2014
The event that is taking place at Pitti Palce, is a Monographic Show devoted to the Hat, whose collections have been considered the heritage of the museum.
Among the most famous fashion houses, are included Christian Dior, Givenchy, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, John Rocha, Prada, Gianfranco Ferré and celebrated international milliners of the past and present such as Philip Treacy, Stephen Jones, Caroline Reboux, Claude Saint-Cyr, Paulette.
the Costume Gallery of the Pitti Palace and Firenze Musei, has also been made by the Il Cappello di Firenze Consortium. that includes some of the most characteristic exemplars from the leading Tuscan hat manufacturers, heirs to the ancient craft manufacture of the Florentine Straw Hat.
The Costume Gallery Pitti Palace, Florence
8.15 – 16.30 February
8.15 – 17.30 March
8.15 – 18.30 April, May (Closed May 1st)
Pontormo and Rosso. Diverging Paths of Mannerism
8th March 2014 - 20th July 2014
Palazzo Strozzi hosted the Exhibition of Pontormo and Early Florentine Mannerism in 1956, in which Pontormo's work was displayed alongside that of Rosso Fiorentino, Beccafumi and other adepts of the new and unconventional trend in painting. Almost 60 later Palazzo Strozzi has decided to hold an exhibition devoted to only two of that movement's leading lights, Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino. They were both born in 1494, at the close of a century which had seen the collapse of a political balance that had guaranteed the prosperity and security of Florence and of Italy as a whole, and at the start of a troubled era of religious and political clash that was to lead to a definitive alteration of the political balances among states and to the loss of the harmony and balance in art that had been such a feature of the transition from the 15th to the 16th centuries.
In exploring the work of the two greatest Florentine exponents of what 20th century critics christened "Mannerism", the exhibition aims to track the chronological development of the movement which Giorgio Vasari sets at the start of the "modern manner" and which was rooted, both for Pontormo and for Rosso Fiorentino, in their relationship with Andrea del Sarto.
Mirroring the precepts underlying the Bronzino exhibition, this exhibition opted for a broad and multifaceted overview of the two great painters' masterpieces, according priority to the formal splendour and lofty poetry of Pontormo and of Rosso so that the exhibition appeals in its clarity not only to the specialist but also to a wider audience thanks to themed sections set out in chronological order. PALAZZO STROZZI Grandi Mostre - Piano Nobile
All days 9.00-20.00 (holidays included)
Thursdays 9.00-23.00 (holidays included)
4TH BIENNIAL SCHIZOPHRENIA INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE
FROM APRIL 5TH TO 9TH APRIL 2014
This event, that will take place in Fortezza da Basso, is a Conference focuses on new drug Development and the Research in the field of Schizophrenia.
More than 1600 researchers rom 53 countries attended this 4th Biennal Conference in Florence.
78°INTERNATIONAL CRAFT SHOW…
FROM 24th APRIL TILL THE 1st MAY 2014
... Clothing and accessories, furnishing and furnishing accessories, jewellery, silverware, collectibles and gifts, wine & food - traditional handmade products, inspired by ethnic and classical shapes, but also the ancient traditional tastes... These will be the products that
all the public can admire at the Exhibition.
In this extraordinary place, everyone can discover the ways of tradition and handicrafts, or be surprised by the itineraries
of innovation, while enjoying a non-stop programme of events and shows !
FROM SUNDAY 4th MAY TILL FRIDAY 9th MAY 2014
ICASSP is the world's largest and most comprehensive Technical Conference focused on signal processing and its applications. The series is sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society and the conference features world-class speakers, tutorials, exhibits, a ‘Show & Tell’ event, where each enterprise, can present their innovative ideas and
prototypes of original research.
The event will held in Florence at Fortezza da Basso.
ELF CONVENTION 2014
FROM THURSDAY 22th MAY TILL SUNDAY 25th MAY 2014
The Annual Congress of the European Locksmith Federation will be held in Florence this year, at ‘Firenze
Palazzo degli Affari.' Every year hundreds of professionals from all over the world gather together to enrich their knowledge in the
45th NATIONAL CONGRESS OF CARDIOLOGY... ANMCO 2014
FROM THURDAY 29th MAY TILL SATURDAY 31th MAY 2014
It is a National Medical Conference organized by the National Association of Hospital Cardiologists, that
will be held at Fortezza da Basso, on the following dates.
86° PITTI IMMAGINE UOMO
FROM 17TH JUNE TILL 20TH JUNE 2014
In Florence, at the Fortezza da Basso, we will see the menswear collections of the best
designers, National and International, for next autumn-winter collection 2014/2015;
Many will be the events and planned events that will accompany the presentations of the collections of fashion brands of this 86th Piitti Immagine Uomo.
79th PITTI IMMAGINE BIMBO
FROM 26TH JUNE TILL 28TH JUNE 2014
From classic to sporty clothing ... The children are preparing to show off a wardrobe absolutely perfect: it's on stage at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence,
the Pitti Immagine Bimbo, with great anticipation for previews children's fashion, accessories and designs for autumn / winter collection 2014/2015.
At Pitti Bimbo we can still see many different sectors gathered childrenswear ... from chic to casual and easy-fashion style,
Perfect for everyday.
Also this time, Pitti Bimbo confirms the presence of big names in the fashion business who choose Florence, for previewing the New Collections and the unmissable shows that every year enliven the event.
75° PITTI IMMAGINE FILATI
FROM 2ND JULY TILL 4TH JULY 2014
This year of the event, will give a closer look to technological innovations and services for the textile industry;
The 75th Pitti Immagine Filati will be held at the Fortezza da Basso, and it will anticipate, the new fashion trends from 2014 to 2015. Fortezza da Basso
SEA OF LOVE 2014
FROM JULY 19TH TILL JULY 21TH 2014 (DATES TO BE CONFIRMED)
"There's never a second chance to make a first impression ..."
Starts from this premise the adventure of 'Mare d'Amare 2014', that has succeeded and has confirmed, once again, its solidity as the only Italian Exhibition dedicated to beachwear, boasting the highest concentration of Italian companies in the world, with major foreign companies .
The Fair, which will take place at the Fortezza da Basso, will be the ideal platform to represent The New Beachwear Collection 2015, collection that will surprise everyone for their liveliness and creativity!
PICASSO & LOVE
FROM SEPTEMBER 20TH 2014 TILL JANUARY 25TH 2015
Through the Exploration of how the "Loves" by Picasso have been described not only by the artist,
but has also influenced his works, the Exhibition of Picasso, reconsiders its
position in a company that goes through radical political and social changes and on which the artist
it truly reflects ...
The exhibition will be divided into several sections that return the various ways the artist in the context of his life experience and work to address issues related to the woman, eros, affection of the couple and family - Opening Hours:
Daily from 9:00 to 20:00
Thursday 9:00 to 23:00 Palazzo Strozzi
FAIR IN FLORENCE 2014
FROM 18TH TILL 26TH OF OCTOBER 2014 (DATES TO BE CONFIRMED)
Following the success of previous editions, we confirm the Annual Event with the "Fair of Florence - Shop & The City" at the Fortezza da Basso, with completely free entry.
A lot of news, starting from the promotion for all visitors of a varied program including shopping, arts,
entertainment and events for all tastes and for all budgets; there will be for sale at competitive prices, quality items, such as clothing and fashion, food and wine with a rich journey of flavors thanks to companies from all over Italy, cars and engines, and the so popular cake design ...
There will be, also, all the entertainment of a large-Fair event: aperitifs with theme nights, wine tastings and cooking show, spa and much more...
UNION INTERNATIONALE DES AVOCATS 2014
FROM OCTOBER 29TH TILL NOVEMBER 2ND 2014
Florence UIA 204 wins this year, the prestigious International Congress of Advocacy, organized by the UIA-Union Internationale des Avocats;
This event, that be held, at the Palazzo dei Congressi, aims to bring together lawyers from all over the world and devote whole days to the deepening of the most topical issues for the legal profession, to exchange knowledge and experiences,networking and the tourism, from business law, the future of the profession, to the protection of human rights ...
18TH ICOMOS GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM 2014 ...
FROM FEBRUARY 10TH TILL FEBRUARY 14TH 2014
It's official: Florence wins the next General Assembly of ICOMOS, 2014, an event of International, aimed at the preservation and protection of cultural heritage.
In the Florentine frame will gather at the Palazzo dei Congressi, the main International Institutions to discuss UNESCO "Heritage and Landscape as Drivers of Human Rights".
31° FLORENCE MARATHON
NOVEMBER THE 30TH 2014
The Florence Marathon is in Tuscany, the main event of road racing and is, at the National level, second only to that of Rome, and ranks among the top 20 most important marathons in the world for number of participants and quality.
The Marathon runs through landscapes and monuments throughout the Historical Center of Florence for more than 42 km, the marathon will start at Lungarno Galeazzo, will run along the Arno River, in the Parco delle Cascine, the Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria along the Ponte Vecchio and other places not less well-known in the city.
The finish line is located in Piazza Santa Croce.
CAVALCADE OF KINGS MAGI
JANUARY THE 6TH 2015
During the Epiphany in Florence, since 1997, has recovered an ancient tradition, to commemorate the visit of the Magi to the infant Jesus The Cavalcade of the Magi, starts from Pitti Palace in the afternoon, crossing Piazza della Signoria, reaches the Cathedral and stops between the Cathedral and the Baptistery, in that space called in antiquity "Paradise."
An 'opportunity for children and adults to relive, as in a dream, costumes and characters of bygone days ...
9th WORLD CONGRESS ALUMINIUM TWO THOUSAND
FROM 12TH TILL 14TH OF MAY 2015
The 9th World Congress “Aluminium Two Thousand” is glad to inform that the Congress will be held together with the
International Conference on Extrusion and Benchmark (ICEB), at Palazzo degli Affari, in Florence. The two events will gather specialists from all over the world, which will give the opportunity to industry managers, engineers, researchers, technology providers and other qualified speakers, to learn and to deal with this meeting, on the most recent research and findings and also the new trends for the future ...
INTERNATIONAL WORLD WIDE WEB CONFERENCE 2015
FROM 18TH TILL 22TH OF MAY 2015
The InternationalWorld Wide Web Conference (WWW) is an Academic Conference,organised by the International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee.
This Congress is aimed to decision makers, technologists, businesses and standards bodies and its purpose, is also to providing a global forum for discussion and debate in regards to the standardization of its associated technologies and the impact of technologies on society and culture. This Congress will take place at Fortezza da Basso.
WEEF 2015: WORLD ENGINEERING EDUCATIONFORUM
FROM 21TH TILL 24TH OF SEPTEMBER 2015
After Singapore and Dubai, at Palazzo dei Congressi, in Florence will be held the WEEF 2015 (World
Engineering Education Forum), where design professionals and training
engineering,will be able to discuss the solutions to be found for a
society capable of adapting to climate change, to the economic and financial crisis, terrorism and lack of energy resources.