Events in Florence and surroundings: detail

Baroque Ivories Exhibition at Pitti Palace in Florence

16 July 2013 to 03 November 2013

At the Museum of Silver at Pitti Palace in Florence, there's an exhibition of ivory objects and works of art collected in the years by the Medici dinasty.
In particular Ferdinand I de’ Medici was a true passionate of ivory and his collection reached hundreds of pieces. For the fist time ion Florence an exhibition entirely dedicated to ivory objects, its title is "Diaphanous passions. Baroque Ivories from the European courts" which underlines the fact the the Medici passion influenced many European Courts, mainly in the Baroque period.

Convitto della Calza, few minutes walk from Pitti Palace, recommends to all guests a visit to this exhibition.