Remembering the Flood: Art Openings on November 4, 2016

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the flood that swept through Florence on the night of November 4, 1966. With all the excellent events planned across the city to commemorate the occasion, we want to highlight a few exhibitions featuring members and friends of CPiF.  Hope to see you there!

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If you haven’t read our Spotlight Interview with Marco Castelli, check it out now to find out more about his upcoming show Notturno Fluviale [Arno 1966-2016] at OnArt Gallery.

NOV 2-7 // Opening reception on Nov 4 at 7pm // Via della Pergola 57/61r // INFO


Don’t miss Contemporary ARt NOvember at The Florence School of Fine Arts at Casa del Vasari. Artists active in the Florentine contemporary arts scene work in dialogue with students to present works spanning visual arts, literature, music, and graphic arts. Don’t miss this chance to peek inside this beautiful space, once home to Giorgio Vasari.

NOV 4-5 // Borgo Santa Croce 8 // 6-10pm // INFO


Did you follow along with David Cass on the CPiF Instagram account last week? If you did, you got a sneak peek at some images from his new book Perimetri Perduti and upcoming exhibition at The British Institute. At the opneing there will also be an exchange of testimonies of the 1966 flood followed by the Italian première of the controversial documentary film “Why Save Florence?” made in 1968.

November 4 // 5pm // Palazzo Lanfredini // INFO


For more events related to the flood, also check out this fantastic post by Girl in Florence.

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