Get the lowest rate for your Hotel in Florence through

Get the best deal direct from the owners on

Book your unique Florentine Experience

Book your Tour

Book your Tickets ahead & Skip the line!

Buy Museum Tickets

Find the best Restaurants deals in Florence with TheFork

Book your Restaurant

Exhibitions in Florence

Art Shows, Design Exhibits & Archeology

Save the Date for these Events

A selection of some of the more popular current exhibits across the city, at major museums, private museums and galleries. Learn more about some of the more intiguing contemporary art exhibits at our blog post

Of course, Florence isn't the only place in Tuscany that features interesting exhibits of art, archeology and design! With Pistoia topping the list as Capital of the Culture for 2017 followed by Siena, Empoli, Lucca, Pisa and more. Check our calendar for exhibits throughout Tuscany for 2017 that you won't want to miss while touring the region.

Combine the fabulous art of Florence with a program events and activities that will help introduce you to this wonderful city, click the month below to stay updated on the latest news.


Below are the highlights of some of the exciting shows available to the public in Florence, be sure to include at least one in your itinerary!


Order and Chaos

Helidon Xhixha In Random Order

When: June 27 - October 29, 2017

Address: Boboli Gardens, Pitti Palace, Uffizi Gallery

For more more info Website

In the most unexpected place you will come upon these 15 monumental installations and sculptures, which are set up around the city center and in the lush green setting of Boboli Gardens. The artist Xhixha transforms stainless steel, polished until it gleams like a mirror, into incredible abstract forms at once massive and delicate.

His recent success at the Venice Biennale in 2015 and at the 2016 London Design Biennale, together with the prestigious awards he has received, have given Xhixha a position of prestige in the panorama of international art and his works are currently among the most recognisable and sought-after in the context of contemporary sculpture.


Family Portrait

When: September 18, 2017 - January 8, 2017

Address: Pitti Palace, Piazza de' Pitti, 1, 50125 Florence

This presentation will feature the recent acquisition of an important painting by Anton Raphael Mengs ( by the Uffizi Gallery. The canvas depicts two of the children of Pietro Leopoldo di Lorena, Federico and Maria Anna


Michelangelo, Pontormo and Giambologna

When: September 21, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Address: Palazzo Strozzi, Piazza degli Strozzi, 50123, Florence

For Hours see Website

An exhibition, and final act in a trilogy of exhibitions curated by Carlo Falciani and Antonio Natali, devoted to the art of the 16th century in Florence showcasing over seventy works of art by such artists as Michelangelo, Bronzino, Giorgio Vasari, Rosso Fiorentino, Pontormo, Santi di Tito, Giambologna and Bartolomeo Ammannati.

Piazza Signoria | IN FLORENCE

Together with la Biennale Internazionale d’Antiquariato

When: September 21, 2017 - January 21, 2018

Address: Piazza Signoria, Florence city center

For Hours see Website

The Swiss artist, Urs Fisher, will position two human figures, transformed into candles, in the Piazza Signoria square. These two will be lit and then duing the course of the exhibition will slowly burn down symbolizing "human finitude and the durability of art."

Author: Donna Scharnagl

It has been over 24 years since I took my first steps in Italy and I still haven’t found a good reason to leave.  Between the food, the culture, the history, the art, the landscapes … did I mention the food? I have become a lifelong student. And I soon learned that Italians all have stories that long to be told; stories that paint a picture of how hard work produces character, how life is made of ups and downs and how good it feels to laugh.


Questions? The right place to ask is our Forum*

* Questions posted on Comments above will no longer receive replies: please ask on our Forum!

Our Travel Guides

  • Tuscany
  • Florence