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.
January 4 (7pm), 6 (8:30pm), 10 (5pm), 2017. Mapplethorpe - The only thing more outrageous than Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs was his life. He was obsessed with magic and in particular, with what he saw as the magic of photography and the magic of sex. He pursued both with insatiable dedication.
January 10-13, 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. Also in mid-June each year.
February 3, 2017, 11pm-3:30am at Auditorium Flog, via Mercati 24/a. Miracol Azione - Monthly Gay/Lesbian dance party playing pop, techno, trash and ethno-camp music - with shows. Continues each month from September through the winter months. 10€ entry.
February 4, 2017, midnight - 5am at FAIRY Gold. Gay dance night featuring Mr. Hide Privé + DJs MOIRA, MIRAGE QUEENBEE, MIMY BOTOXX, BLASY, and -OPPOSIT (BlackSoviet Music Department). Lasergame + Videowall.
February 17, 2017, 11pm-4am at Viper Theatre, Via Lombardia, Florence. Christmas Day. Mama Party calls Torre del Lago beach resort home during the summer months, and does monthly winter parties in Florence September through May 2017, with top DJs, performers and sexy go-go boys.
June 17, 2017 (TBC). 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:
Mid-June, 2017- past year 9 days 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.
November 8-14, 2017 (TBC). 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.
November 8-14, 2017 (TBC) at Cinema La Compagnia. The most important queer culture festival in Tuscany. Films, videos, theatre, photography, and literature representing the many LGBT lives, identities in constant motion/evolution, transcending the stereotypes that have been enforced for so long.