Aug
1
to Aug 26

Sally Gall & Peter Simon Mühlhäußer - Harmony of Contrasts

For the first time in Europe, Sally Gall proposes eight large-format, coloured photographs in a two-personal exhibition together with sculptor Simon Mühlhäußer, who exhibits four works in quartzite sand crystals, of medium and large size.

Through to August 26th2019

Accesso Galleria | Via del Marzocco 68-70, Pietrasanta (LU)
Opening hours from Monday to Thursday, h. 6 – 11pm | from Friday to Sunday, h. 10.30am – 12.30pm and 6pm – 12am

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Aug
1
to Sep 5

Giuseppe Biagi - Delle Cose Che Accadono | De Rebus Quae Geruntur

The concept of the rebus and its Latin origin is at the heart of the artist Giuseppe Biagi’s latest exhibition in Pietrasanta.

For the occasion, Biagi presents a series of paintings in the form of rebuses together with other works of different formats and techniques.

 

Through to September 5th 2019

Galleria Susanna Orlando

Via Stagio Stagi 12, Pietrasanta (LU)

Opening hours:h. 11am – 1pm | 6pm – 12am

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Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

Concert Airdrie and Friends

Airdrie Armstrong and musicians Joris van Rijin and Jayson Gillham will perform in the magical setting of Castello della Paneretta.

Location: Castello della Paneretta, strada della Paneretta 35 Monsanto (FI)

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Airdrie Armstrong e i musicisti Joris van Rijin e Jayson Gillham suoneranno nella magica atmosfera del Castello della Paneretta.

Location: Castello della Paneretta, strada della Paneretta 35 Monsanto (FI)

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Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

Concert by Fleur Snow and Morgan Overton

The prodigiously talented young British musicians will dazzle us for a fundraising event with a virtuoso performance of piano pieces. Followed by CSF Wine Lovers - Summer Wine tasting with Millesimi.

Location: Harold Acton Library, Lungarno Guicciardini 9

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I due talentuosi musicisti inglesi ci intratterranno per una serata di raccolta fondi con una performance virtuosistica di pezzi per pianoforte. Seguita da CSF Wine Lovers - degustazione di vino con Millesimi.

Location: Harold Acton Library, Lungarno Guicciardini 9

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Jul
6
5:30 PM17:30

Collector's Night IV Edition

Saturday, July 6th, from late afternoon until night ten galleries will present to the public exclusive exhibitions, performances and site-specific installations in Pietrasanta (LU)

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Sabato 6 luglio, dal tardo pomeriggio alla notte, dieci gallerie presenteranno al pubblico mostre d’eccellenza, performance ed installazioni a Pietrasanta (LU).

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Jul
1
to Jul 6

Bauhaus Percezione

A project of Teatro Studio Krypton consisting of a dynamic and immersive environment inspired by the Bauhaus movement.

From 9pm to 10.30pm

Chiesa di Santa Verdiana, DIDA/Dipartimento di Architettura, 

Piazza Ghiberti, 27 – Florence

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Un progetto di Teatro Studio Krypton che creerà per voi un ambiente dinamico - immersivo ispirato al movimento della Bauhaus.

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Private visit with Stefano Sanna
Jun
27
11:30 AM11:30

Private visit with Stefano Sanna

Stefano Sanna - Private visit with the artist

 For the first time in Florence an exhibition dedicated to Stefano Sanna, an artist born in Nigeria who lives and works in Sardinia.

Metal slabs, woods found on the beaches and objects of everyday lifefind new life and beauty through the expert craftsmanship and an exceptional aesthetic sense of Stefano.

 

Thursday, June 27th

11.30 am

Collezione Stengel – Palazzo Rosselli del Turco

 

Drop-in donations for non-members

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Andrea del Verrocchio, master of Leonardo Da Vinci
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Andrea del Verrocchio, master of Leonardo Da Vinci

In occasion of the exhibition currently taking place at Palazzo Strozzi, Arturo Galansino will hold a lecture in English on the emblematic artist of the Florentine Renaissance. 

 

Wednesday, June 26th

6pm

Location: Harold Acton Library, Lungarno Guicciardini 9

 

The event is free for BIF cardholders.

For everyone else the entrance fee is €6

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Jun
16
to Jul 18

WARREN KING "Memorie Tramandate"

In his first solo exhibition in Italy, Warren King presents a selection of ten works in corrugated cardboard and ink, representative of his research for connections between the Eastern and Western culture. 

 

till July 18th

Accesso Galleria | Via del Marzocco 68-70, Pietrasanta (LU)

Opening hours from Monday to Thursday, h. 6 – 11pm | from Friday to Sunday, h. 10.30am – 12.30pm and 6pm – 00.00am

Nella sua prima personale italiana Warren King presenta una selezione di circa 10 opere in cartone ondulato ed inchiostro rappresentative della sua esplorazione delle connessioni tra cultura orientale ed occidentale.

 

fino al 18 luglio

Accesso Galleria | Via del Marzocco 68-70, Pietrasanta (LU)
Orari da lunedì a giovedì, h. 18 - 23 | da venerdì a domenica, h. 10.30 - 12.30 e 18 - 24

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Yoga with Brenda Swanson
Jun
4
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga with Brenda Swanson

Brenda Swanson is an actress, model lifestyle coach and fitness expert specializing in Yoga. 
As the celebrity ‘go to girl’ on all things beauty, health and wellness, Brenda believes that everyone can obtain optimum health mentally, emotionally and physically.
Brenda’s specialized practice includes a unique combination of essential oils, body-work and restorative yoga therapy to calm the central nervous system reconnecting her clients to optimum health mentally, emotionally and physically.

Core Power Yoga at 6pm 
Followed by aperitivo Pool party at 7pm 

Donation welcome.

Tuesday, June 4th

Time: 18.00

Location: Klab Marignolle, Via del Ferrone 5 Firenze  

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AWA: The Innocents of Florence
May
17
9:00 PM21:00

AWA: The Innocents of Florence

A 600-year-old painting leads two art conservators in Florence on a journey uncovering the city's forgotten children and the women who saved them. Enjoy this trailer and join us at the premiere of The Innocents of Florence, the new documentary by Canadian filmmaker Davide Battistella, showing in Florence followed by 6 days of further screenings.

Follow two female conservators, Nicoletta Fontani and Elizabeth Wicks, as they set out to salvage the mysterious painting Madonna of the Innocents, a restoration sponsored by AWA’s founder Dr. Jane Fortune. The painting was created as the banner for the Innocenti Institute in 1446 and its restoration has triggered numerous discoveries revealed in this 90-minute feature that explores art, motherhood, Florentine humanism and how a progressive-thinking Renaissance society created one of the first Children’s hospitals in the world.

Friday, May 17th 2019

Time: 21.00

Location: Cinema La Compagnia , Via Camillo Cavour 50R

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Power Jewels: The Goldsmith's Creed with Gianluca Zanella
May
16
11:30 AM11:30

Power Jewels: The Goldsmith's Creed with Gianluca Zanella

Back by popular demands!

Follow the jewelry expert, Gianluca Zanella and explore a secret goldsmith’s workshop, accessible only to those who work in the trade. Be amazed with the still utilized antique craftsmanship methods from the fusion of gold to the finished product. Touch real one-of-a-kind jewelry made by one of the last Florentine traditional goldsmith. The visit will be followed by a glass of wine in Piazza Signoria discussing the experience together.

 

Price: 

€70 for members & patrons of CSF

€85 (non-members)

 

Thursday, May 16th

Time: 11.30-13.00

Location: Piazza Santa Felicita 

Space is limited to 10 participants, RSVP: culutralsalonfirenze@gmail.com

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Duped or Duplicitous? Bode & Bardini’s Madonna della Rosa with Lynn Catterson
May
14
6:30 PM18:30

Duped or Duplicitous? Bode & Bardini’s Madonna della Rosa with Lynn Catterson

Secrets & Scandals of the Archives Season 3 Episode 2

Deriving from material in the state archive of the Florentine dealer, Stefano Bardini, this talk presents a case study in order to illustrate the ways in which Bardini & Co. contaminated the canon of objects as well as the scholarly literature.  The so-called Madonna della Rosa exists in at least five versions:  a marble in the Victoria & Albert Museum, from which Bardini created four more versions using a photograph of the V&A marble.  

This talk is free for members & patrons of CSF.

€15 (non-members)

Tuesday, May 14th

Time: 18.30

Location: Firenze Number Nine Hotel, Via dei Conti 9

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“Integrative Energetic Medicine Workshop – a holistic approach to energy healing”  with Dr. Fernand Poulin.
May
11
to May 12

“Integrative Energetic Medicine Workshop – a holistic approach to energy healing” with Dr. Fernand Poulin.

Are you curious about energy work? Do you want to know how to heal yourself and others?

This two-day workshop is based on the premise that our body and psychology (thoughts, emotions, beliefs and attitudes) are vibratory expressions of energy. This energy or life force is sometimes known as chi, ki, dosha etc in eastern traditions. 

 Learn how to tap into these energy fields and how to use them in your own life to create balance in your body, mind and spirit.

Please join Dr.  Fernand Poulin, chiropractor, healing professional, spiritual teacher and educator, and founder and director of the WhiteWinds Institute of Energetic Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. for this special in-depth workshop at Relax Firenze in the heart of Florence. 

Discount for members and patrons of Cultural Salon Firenze. €190 for the two-day workshop including teachings, handouts, lunches and all refreshments. Cost is €240 for non-members.

Saturday 11th May 2019 10:00 – 17:30

Sunday 12th May 2019, 10:00 – 16:30

Relax Firenze, Florence

For further information please visit www.tuscanyartsandhealing.comor email Jane Parkinson on tuscanyartsandhealing@gmail.com

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Florence Cocktail Week: "I Bauli di Caterina. Piccola Storia Alcolica di Una Regina" with Luisanna Messeri
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Florence Cocktail Week: "I Bauli di Caterina. Piccola Storia Alcolica di Una Regina" with Luisanna Messeri

Join Luisanna Messeri, writer and celebrity chef, for a talk on Caterina de ’Medici and the Tuscan liqueur tradition entitled “ I Bauli di Caterina. Short Alcoholic Story of A Queen "; followed by a Cultural Salon Firenze aperitivo sampling Caterina de'Medici inspired cocktails, and an installation of works by Florentine artist and designer Marina Calamai.

Thursday, May 9th

Time: 18.00

Location: Palazzo San Niccolò, Via San Niccolò 79

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Private sessions with Fernand Poulin
May
9
2:00 PM14:00

Private sessions with Fernand Poulin

Dr. Fernand Poulin is also offering individual private sessions at Relax Firenze as part of the week's events. These are energetically based – assessing the integrity of the bioenergetic field, shared conversation on the symbolic meanings of any energetic inbalances, work on physiological conditions and channelling.

Each session lasts an hour and costs €65

Thursday 9 May 2019 from 14:00 onwards

Location: Relax Firenze 

For further information please visit www.tuscanyartsandhealing.comor email Jane Parkinson on tuscanyartsandhealing@gmail.com

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Healing Circle with Dr. Fernand Poulin
May
8
10:30 AM10:30

Healing Circle with Dr. Fernand Poulin

Come and find out what energy healing can do for you. Do you suffer physical pain anywhere? Bad back, pain in your ankle?  Dr Fernand Poulin will initially work on individuals in the group with pain syndrome so people can witness how a healing works. As he works, he will explain what takes place in the energy field during the healing. Then, he will do a collective healing so everyone in the group will get to experience a healing for themselves.

 

There will also be a brief introduction to the Integrative Energetic Medicine Workshop which takes place on the 11th and 12th May 2019 at Relax Firenze.

Open to everyone. By donation.

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Time: 10:30-12.30

Location: Relax Firenze

For further information please visit www.tuscanyartsandhealing.comor email Jane Parkinson on tuscanyartsandhealing@gmail.com

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Design 101: Creating Atmosphere in All Seasons with Warren Knight
May
7
11:00 AM11:00

Design 101: Creating Atmosphere in All Seasons with Warren Knight

Join Warren Knight of Blu Knight Decor making the imperfect – perfect. Createcomfort and warmth with seasonal palettes and balance inyour own home. In today's world of mixing what we have with something new, learn how to create a harmonious environment. 


This talk is free for members & patrons of CSF.
€10 (non-members)

Tuesday, May 7th

Time: 11.00

Location: to be sent upon RSVP

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“Anatomy of Awareness Meditation Intensive” with Dr. Fernand Poulin
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

“Anatomy of Awareness Meditation Intensive” with Dr. Fernand Poulin

Take a day out for yourself in the restorative ambiance of Relax Firenze with our one-day meditation intensive under the expert guidance of Dr. Fernand Poulin, founder and director of the WhiteWinds Institute of Energetic Healing in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A..

Meditation is the process of quietening the mind in order to promote a series of relaxed awareness and deep rest to body, mind and soul.

In this retreat, you wil learn how to become aware of your inner being, your awakened self through meditations, demonstrations, practice and shared conversations and how to achieve the place where the awakened self in our energy field is located and achieve a calm state of pure consciousness within. 

No previous experience is necessary, just a willingess to be curious and open-minded.

 Discount for patrons and members of Cultural Salon Firenze. €75 including teachings, lunch and all refreshments. Cost is €85 for non-members.

Saturday 4 May 2019

Time: 10:00 – 17:30

Location: Relax Firenze, Florence

For further information please visit www.tuscanyartsandhealing.comor email Jane Parkinson on tuscanyartsandhealing@gmail.com

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