Monthly Archives: May 2010

Buy beautiful scarves in Florence!

Visitors to Florence often put shopping at the top of their list of desired activities. Now they can enjoy a guilt free shopping experience with the chance to purchase beautiful hand embroidered scarves. From June 8th to 10th the Palazzo … Continue reading

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Artviva presents: Rick Everingham

  Rick Everingham, an Australian artist who has exhibited since the 1960s in Australia, the United States, Switzerland, Japan and Italy, will be discussing his art work at our office on Via Sassetti. Rick Everingham is one of Australia’s leading contemporary … Continue reading

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Free Gold Artisan Demonstrations!

The Ponte Vecchio is one of the most famous sites in the world. This beautiful bridge dates to the fourteenth century and since the sixteenth century has been famous for its gold artisans. Artviva is excited to be able to … Continue reading

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Festival of Gelato comes to Florence tomorrow!

Don’t forget that from tomorrow May 28th to 30th the city of Florence will be transformed into gelato lover’s paradise. Some say The Festival of Gelato is the most important event to arrive in Florence in 2010. This is probably … Continue reading

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Meet the Leonardo sleuth

This Thursday evening an incredibly exciting event will take place in Florence. Our clients will have the opportunity to meet Maurizio Seracini. Few people will recognize the name, but everyone will have heard of Leonardo Da Vinci. Seracini is known … Continue reading

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Festival of Gelato comes to Florence

From May 28th to 30th the city of Florence will be transformed into gelato lover’s paradise. Some say The Festival of Gelato is the most important event to arrive in Florence in 2010. This is probably an exaggeration? but it … Continue reading

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The Florentine

Artviva is proud to be one of the distributors of The Florentine. The Florentine is a bi-weekly publication printed in English covering news, events, culture, politics, business, travel, food, etc. in and around the Florence area. You can pick up … Continue reading

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Open Day of Gardens and Courtyards in Florence

Tomorrow (Sunday May 23) is a very special day in Florence. The city will host Toscana Esclusiva ? Firenze Aperte, Giardini, Cortili (Exclusive Tuscany ? Open Day of Gardens and Courtyards in Florence). This is an annual event in which the … Continue reading

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Caravaggio exhibition opens in Florence

A very special exhibition opens this Saturday May 22 in the Uffizi Gallery. Entitled Caravaggio and the Caravaggesques it will showcase paintings by the great Baroque artist Caravaggio and compare them to works by followers and those influenced by him. … Continue reading

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Discover Italy – Raising a child in Renaissance Florence

Most guide books about Florence deal only with facts ? how tall a certain tower is, how long it took to paint an altarpiece etc. But there is much more to Florence than just facts. Our Festival Evenings will give … Continue reading

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