Valentine's Day 2009 at the Museum in Tuscany, for all Art Lovers

Innamorati dell'Arte a San Valentino!
Innamorati dell'Arte a San Valentino! (last update 13/02/09!)
Also this year the Ministry for Cultural Heritage (MiBAC) is celebrating Valentine's Day, opening the doors of Italian places of art to all lovers of art.  The event includes the entrance of two visitors at a cost of only one ticket and other initiatives to be implemented in collaboration with the dealers service of welcome and hospitality for the public.

These the events reported by the MiBAC for Tuscany:

1) In Province of Lucca
Mostra: "Innamorati" paintings created by Marco Dolfi for the feast of St. Valentine
Forte dei Marmi - Museo Ugo Guidi. From 14/02/2009 to 06/03/2009

2) In Province of Florence
Free visit to the Museo dei Ferri Taglienti
Scarperia - Palazzo dei Vicari. From 14/02/2009 to 14/02/2009

3) In Province of Siena
Valentine's Day: Free Visit at the Museum of Sarteano
Sarteano - Museo Civico Archeologico. From14/02/2009 to 14/02/2009

We will update the list as soon as new events will be announced!

The next February 14 Valentine's Day, the day dedicated to love, the MiBAC takes this opportunity to offer the public a series of initiatives that will deepen the knowledge of art, which is at the basis for loving art and thus for protecting what you love.

The slogan "Lovers of Art" has the double meaning to invite people already in love with art to enjoy the artistic heritage, as well as to invite those people who still need to know art to fall in love with it.

The event includes the entrance of two visitors at a cost of one ticket and other initiatives to be implemented in collaboration with the dealers service of welcome and hospitality to the public.

Communications and information:
Phone 06 6723 .2635 .2927 Fax 06/67232538
sanvalentino@beniculturali.it

1) Province of Lucca
Exibition: "Innamorati" dipinti di Marco Dolfi creati per la festa di San Valentino
Forte dei Marmi - Museo Ugo Guidi. From 14th February 2009 to 6th March 2009

"Innamorati" paintings created by Marco Dolfi for the feast of St. Valentine
The "Friends of the Museum Ugo Guidi - Onlus" invited the painter Marco Dolfi to create paintings on the occasion of the feast of lovers. In the halls of the Museum Ugo Guidi are exposed paintings, cartoons, drawings made by Marco Dolfi with the title "Lovers." Ugo Guidi Museum is the home of the sculptor Ugo Guidi (1912 - 1977) where they are exposed more than 600 sculptures in marble, stone, clay, wood, paintings and drawings that trace more than forty years of activity, from the early classical figuration '40 all'astrazione 70s. Since 2006, the house-museum and promotes educational and cultural activities with exhibitions, concerts, book presentations, dance performances, courses papier. Collaborates with universities, academies and institutes of art.

Sponsored by:  MUSEUM UGO GUIDI In collaboration with Associazione "Amici del Museo Ugo Guidi - Onlus" SALT and Alliance Insurance
Start Date: 14/02/2009
End Date: 06/03/2009
Tickets cost: free
Reservations: Mandatory
Telephone reservations: 0585-348510
City: Forte dei Marmi
Place: Museum Ugo Guidi
Address: Via M. Civitali, 33 Vittoria Apuana
Province: Lucca
Hours: 14/2/09 16.00 - 19.00 without reservation. In the days following opening: by appointment
Phone: 0585-348510
E-mail: vittorio_guidi@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.ugoguidi.it

2) Province of Florence
Free visit to the Museo dei Ferri Taglienti
Scarperia - Palazzo dei Vicari. On 14th February 2009

Free visit to the Museo dei Ferri Taglienti
The Museo dei Ferri Taglienti is housed in the north side of the Palazzo dei Vicari. The activity of knife makers in Scarperia is documented since the fifteenth century; as well as having formed the characteristic economic-productive, has assured the country a reputation in the Italian and European. The Museo dei Ferri Taglienti aims to combine the knowledge of the object, with the one of the places in which the item was produced, so that the visitor can experience the connections between production, living conditions, customs and habits of the population. A route between the production of cutting tools and blades of various Italian centers allows for comparisons and comparisons between materials, techniques and objects, even very distant with each other both temporally and geographically. A first point of the tour is the Bottega del Coltellinaio in via Solferino.

Sponsored by: Pro Loco Scarperia
Start Date: 14/02/2009
End Date: 14/02/2009
Tickets cost: free
Booking: No booking
City: Scarperia
Location: Palazzo dei Vicari
Address: Piazza dei Vicari
County: Florence
Hours: 10.00 - 13.00 and 15.00 - 18.30
Phone: 055-8468165
Fax: 055-8468862
E-mail: info@prolocoscarperia.com
Website: http://www.prolocoscarperia.it

3) Province of Siena
Visit the free Valentine's Day at the Museum
Sarteano - Museo Civico Archeologico. On 14th February 2009

Valentine's Day at the Museum
Free admission for couples in the Museo Civico Archeologico di Sarteano which, located in the sixteenth century Palazzo Gabrielli, exposes material from many of the Etruscan necropolis and territory from IX to I sec. a. C. Of particular interest ossuari Canopus, the beautiful stone stone fetida and pottery painted V and IV century. a. C.

Sponsored by: Museo Civico Archeologico di Sarteano In collaboration with Fondazione Musei Senesi
Start Date: 14/02/2009
End Date: 14/02/2009

Tickets cost: free
Booking: No booking
City: Sarteano
Place: Museo Civico Archeologico
Address: Via Roma n.24
Province: Siena
Hours: 10.30-12.30 and 16.00-19.00
Phone: 0578/269261 and 269212
Fax: 0578/269208
E-mail: museo@comune.sarteano.si.it; info.museo @ comune.sarteano.si.it
Website: http://www.museisenesi.org; www.comune.sarteano.siena.it

Last Update of the Events for Valentine's Day

Province of Lucca

  • Exibition: "Innamorati" dipinti di Marco Dolfi creati per la festa di San Valentino
    Forte dei Marmi - Museo Ugo Guidi
    from 14/02/2009 to 06/03/2009

Province of Pistoia

  • Exibition: Amor ... di carte. Lettere fra fidanzati dell’800: M. Crocini e G. Mazzei
    Pistoia - Archivio di Stato di Pistoia
    from 14/02/2009 to 21/02/2009

Province of Firenze

  • Conference: La Vicenda Umana e Scientifica di Galileo
    Firenze - Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Firenze - Sala Michelangelo
    from 14/02/2009 to 14/02/2009

 

  • Free Entrance: Visita libera al Museo dei Ferri Taglienti
    Scarperia - Palazzo dei Vicari
    from 14/02/2009 to 14/02/2009


Provinc
e of Grosseto

  • Film Projection: AMORE E SOGNO NEL CINEMA E NELLA LETTERATURA
    GROSSETO - ARCHIVIO DI STATO DI GROSSETO
    from 14/02/2009 to 14/02/2009

Province of Pisa

  • Guided Tour: "Amore" nei manoscritti e libri di pregio della Bibl. Universitaria di Pisa
    PISA - Biblioteca Universitaria di Pisa Via Curtatone e Montanara, 15 56100 PISA
    from 14/02/2009 to 14/02/2009

 

  • Guided Tour: Visite guidate ai Musei
    Pisa - Pisa, Museo Nazionale di San Matteo e Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Reale
    from 14/02/2009 to 14/02/2009

Province of Siena

  • Free Entrance: San Valentino al Museo
    Sarteano - Museo Civico Archeologico
    from 14/02/2009 to 14/02/2009

 

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