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The Temple of San Biagio in Montepulciano

The Temple of San Biagio in Montepulciano

Montepulciano, Tuscany – The Temple of San Biagio participates in the fourth edition of “The Long Night of the Churches”, the great white night scheduled for Friday, June 7 from 21:15 in 150 Italian and international places of worship. An evening in which culture, art, music and theater will merge in a key of reflection […]

The sacred in contemporary art by Andrea Granchi

The sacred in contemporary art by Andrea Granchi

Italy, Abbadia San Salvatore (Siena) – The “Don Roberto Corvini” Museum of Sacred Art, after its recent and definitive renovation completed in 2017, intends not only to enhance the precious objects in the exhibition halls but has also launched temporary exhibition projects and high-level events. The director of the museum, Paolo Castrini, and the parish […]

June 8th 2019: the launch of Tirrenia II in Viareggio

June 8th 2019: the launch of Tirrenia II in Viareggio

Tirrenia II, an 18 meter gaff ketch built in England in 1914, will return to sea for the first time in ten years following a three year restoration. Open to all, the ceremony will be held Saturday, June 8th, in the Darsena Italia at the Cantiere Francesco Del Carlo, authors of the restoration. Accompanied by […]

Maggio Fiorentino Festival – LXXXII May musical

Maggio Fiorentino Festival – LXXXII May musical

Florence – 2 May will be a day of celebration for the whole city of Florence, with hundreds of artists involved in launching the LXXXII Festival del Maggio Musicale and eight scheduled events. As with the 2018 edition, the ribbon cutting of the event (which will continue until the end of June with over 120 […]

Marble, bronze and silver for Alexander VII

Marble, bronze and silver for Alexander VII

Goldsmith and monumental sculpture from Bernini’s Rome to Siena Cathedral on display from 12 April to 3 November 2019 Siena, Tuscany (Italy) – On April 12, 2019, at 11 am, in the premises of the so-called Crypt of the Monumental Complex of the Cathedral of Siena will be inaugurated the exhibition Marble, bronze and silver […]

Jubilus, elevation of sharpness. The grace of the soul in neumatic singing

Jubilus, elevation of sharpness. The grace of the soul in neumatic singing

Italy, Tuscany – From 8 to 10 February, the Archdiocese of Siena, Colle val d’Elsa and Montalcino, together with the diocesan community of Sant’Antimo, will promote the second appointment of the Schola Cantorum Anthimi at the Abbey with a three-day seminar directed by Livio Picotti, entitled “Jubilus, elevation of acuity – The grace of the […]

Mining tourism: underground trip to the island of Elba

Mining tourism: underground trip to the island of Elba

An experiential visit with nature to discover the largest iron deposit in Europe (and not only) to be reached on foot, by bike, by train or donkeyback Elba Island (Tuscany) – The red of iron, the gold of pyrite and the silver of hematite, up to the thousand shades of granite. The Elba is a […]

Terracotta and Wine 2018

Terracotta and Wine 2018

Impruneta, capital of amphora winemaking: contemporary viticulture from Italy and the world to the Fornace Agresti. Firenze – Impruneta for a weekend capital of amphora winemaking thanks to “La Terracotta e il Vino 2018”, an international biennial dedicated to the use of terracotta in winemaking that returns for a third edition with high technical and […]

On display the restored fresco of the Roman villa of Settefinestre

On display the restored fresco of the Roman villa of Settefinestre

The restoration of the fresco of the Roman villa of Settefinestre was carried out as part of the FAI project “Puntiamo i Riflettori”, started some years ago, in collaboration with the City of Orbetello and the Superintendence of Archaeology of Tuscany. The fresco was recently restored by restorers Eugenie Knight, Gabriella Gaggi and Lidia Rissotto […]

Tracks 2018 – Let yourself be guided by fashion

Tracks 2018 – Let yourself be guided by fashion

Florence – At the gallery of fashion and costume is inaugurated the new exhibition between fashion, art and travel To let oneself be, or to abandon oneself, to trust oneself, to give oneself up. Driving, i.e. leading, accompanying, making way, educating, orienting, piloting, manoeuvring. Fashion, from the Latin modus: fashion, fashion. Style, look, trend, vogue. […]

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