Le notti dell'archeologia

The Nights of Archeology

For the whole month of July, like every year, the Nights of Archeology are coming back. Everyone who wishes to discover Tuscany’s archeological heritage will have the perfect opportunity thanks to night openings, conferences, urban trekking sessions, didactical activities and guided tours.

Here’s the detailed program for Florence and its surrounding area:

The National Archeological Museum of Florence, one of the most important ones in Italy thanks to its four prestigious collections (egyptian, etruscan, greek and roman) has scheduled three night openings, on 7, 14 and 21 July, from 7 pm to 10 pm, with guided tours. At Stefano Bardini Museum, on 10 July, at 8 and 9,30 pm, there will be guided tours, accompanied by music. While on 29 July  (7,30 and 9 pm), Medici Riccardi Palace offers readings of Catullus, Ovid and Sappho and the Anthropology Museum will hold two conferences : “Afterlife in the Societies of Pre-Columbian Peru” (8 July) and ”Virtual Anthropology and Archeology, studying the past with the instruments of the future” (15 July).

Concerning the surroundings of Florence, in Fiesole, on 23 July at 5 pm, has been scheduled a guided tour of the archeological area, titled “The area as it used to be… itineraries to narrate Fiesole’s Archeology”. Calenzano organizes a guided tour of its historical center and of the Municipal Museum of Historic Models (6 July from 6pm), as well as a treasure hunt through the streets surrounding the Castle (28 July at 6 pm).
On 21 July at 9 pm, near Bagno a Ripoli, don’t miss the guided tour of the Oratory of Santa Caterina. And lastly, on 20 July, the Museum of sacred art Masaccio (Municipality of Reggello) will hold a conference about the art installation “Prospettiva 22” curated by La Jetée.
For the complete program, visit the website Notti dell’Archeologia.