Events in Florence and surroundings: detail

Exhibition Return to Italy at the Ferragamo Museum in Florence

27 October 2017 to 02 May 2018

The Ferragamo Museum is dedicated to Salvatore Ferragamo and his family / brand. There are always interesting exhibitions inside this museum, but this time the main exhibition is dedicated to Salvatore Ferragamo's story and figure! Self-taught stylist, the Neapolitan genius became inventor and creator of the most elegant and comfortable footwear in the world, working for royals families, Hollywood stars and celebrities.

The title of this exhibition, which lasts until May 2, 2018, is "Return to Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo and the Visual Art of the Twentieth Century", it tells the stages of Ferragamo's return to Italy in 1927, where he chose Florence as his city, after emigrating for 12 years in the United States where he had the opportunity to study the foot anatomy and give life to his creations. The exhibition presents also paintings, sculptures and ceramics from the 1920s, to provide the visitor with a complete picture of the atmosphere at that time.

Convitto della Calza recommends to all guests a visit to the Ferragamo Museum.