Tag Archives: Galleria dell’Accademia

The entrance of the Galleria dell'Accademia

Galleria dell’Accademia, Thursday opening until 10 pm

The Galleria dell’Accademia Gallery in Florence, the art museum hosting Michelangelo’s signature sculpture of David, has introduced a weekly special summer evening opening.

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Michelangelo's David

Italy bans commercial use of Michelangelo’s David

A court in Florence has banned the unlicensed commercial use of images of the Michelangelo’s David.

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Aerosmith’s leader Steven Tyler visited the Accademia Gallery

Steven Tyler, Aerosmith’s historic leader, in town for the Florence Rocks Festival, visited the Accademia Gallery the day after the show.

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The regional court of Lazio

Court strikes down 5 museum director appointments

Lazio regional administrative court (TAR) has struck down five of the 20 appointments for top Italian museums that were recently put out to international selection to attract the best possible candidates.

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Giovanni dal Ponte, Virgin and child with angels

Giovanni dal Ponte is on display at the Accademia

The work of late Gothic Florentine painter Giovanni dal Ponte is on display in Florence.

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Ten contemporary artists exhibit in home of David

Ten contemporary masters will show their works alongside Michelangelo masterpieces at the home of his David, Florence’s Galleria dell’Accademia, next year.

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German Eike Schmidt named new Uffizi director

Seven non-Italian art experts were appointed to head seven of Italy’s 20 most prestigious museums, Uffizi and Galleria dell’Accademia included.

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Hero by Antonio Pio Saracino at the Galleria dell'Accademia

Homage to David: Saracino interprets Michelangelo

A new edition of Saracino’s Hero is on display at the Accademia Gallery, Florence during Expo 2015, the global exhibition that Italy until October 31, 2015.

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More than 1,200 apply for top Italian cultural posts

1,200 applications for hiring museums’ directors

More than 1,200 apply for top Italian cultural postsFlood of applications delays hirings of museums’ directors.

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Merkel Renzi summit

Merkel, Renzi politics inspired by Michelangelo

At the foot of the world-famous Michelangelo’s David in the Accademia Gallery, an unusual press room in Florence, Italy, hosted the Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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