Mercantia Certaldo: Street Theatre Festival
From July 15 to 19 in the delightful village of Certaldo, in the center of the Chianti region, there's Mercantia, an extraordinary street theatre festival that, every night, when the sun disappears below the horizon, turns the medieval town in a fairy tales land.
From the Fleur de Lys to the David: civic art in Florence at the Galleria dell'Accademia
Until 8th December, the Galleria dell'Accademia will host the exhibition "From the Fleur de Lys to the David. Civic Art in Florence between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance", that collects artworks that document the civic life of communal and republican Florence, from the XIII century to the Renaissance.
Michelangelo's David is placed, inside the Accademia Gallery, under a special tribune designed by Emilio de Fabris. It's a square-shaped at the end of what currently is the Corridor of Prisons, with a closure at the top by a skylight for natural lighting on the sculpture.
Art in Florence between XVI and XVII centuries: Pure, Simple and Natural
Up to November 2, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence will host the exhibition "Pure simple and natural. Art in Florence between XVI and XVII centuries", the result of a thorough critical-scientific study on Florentine painting of that period.
Michelangelo's works at the Museum of the Bargello
The Museum of the Bargello in Florence hosts important masterpieces of the most famous Renaissance sculptor. We're talking about Michelangelo Buonarroti, of course, which has his own hall at the museum.