Ongoing exhibitions. Works by Giotto, Simone Martini, Piero della Francesca, Fra Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Mantegna, Correggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo and Caravaggio, Titian, Correggio, Pietro da Cortona, plus more Italian and European Renaissance and Baroque masters. Also important works by German, Dutch and Flemish masters: Dürer, Rembrandt and Rubens.
Film screenings, cocktail social events, coffeehouse, art installations, theater productions - see website for what's coming up.
April 29, 2017, midnight - 5am at FAIRY Gold. Gay dance night featuring - in Mr. Hide Privé DJ GIACOMO CALUSI - in Main/ Fairy Room DJs: FABIO MAGNO + MIMY BOTOXX, plus GO-GO BOYS. Lasergame + videowall + new sound system. Next date: September TBA - after Summer break.
May 16-19, 2017. The lives and assassinations of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr. and Medgar Evers shed light on how images of Blacks in America have built and strengthened the movement for civil rights of African Americans. None of the three men lived to see the '70s, but the echo of their struggles have changed, and continue to change history. In English/ Italian subtitles.
May 17, 2017 at Cinema La Compagnia. Three teens become friends: Antonio, a closeted basketball player on the school team, Blu labeled a slut by the graffiti on the school walls, and Lorenzo, an openly gay boy, recently adopted from an orphanage. Together they can fight off the bullies. But, then, one single kiss changes everyhing, with tragic consequences. In Italian.
May 27, 2017. Saturday Gay Pride parade, past year for the first time in the historic centre of Florence + with cultural, political and sports events. See details at their website:
June 11-19, 2017 at Limonaia di Villa Strozzi. At the heart of Pride Week climaxing with the Saturday parade. DJ sets, parties, cocktails, theater, cinema, performances, literature, art -- for a whole week one of the most charming of Florentine spaces is tinged with rainbow colors. #Firenze Shows the world its pride.
June 13-16, 2017, 9am – 6pm daily. Contemporary Global Lifestyle Fashion week with focus on young, ambitious, sometimes unconventional men's wear labels, with guest events for established designers. Past event included: Raf Simons, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Fausto Puglisi, Lucio Vanotti; with participation by scores of fashion houses + over 620 labels.
September 26, 2017. Annual events: QUEER ART, QUEER BOOKS, QUEERLESQUE, QUEER PARTY, QUEER EVENTS, QUEER CINEMA. + VIDEOQUEER. An international LGBT Festival of film, video, photography and other arts; mainly independent, dealing with gay & lesbian emotions, feelings, lifestyles, world views, dreams and everyday life.