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Cultural hike: FROM THE HEART TO THE HILLS


May 8, 2022

Meeting time 3pm

Sotto al British, Lungarno Guicciardini 115


This Sunday afternoon trek begins at 'Sotto al British' with a viewing of works from Vernon Lee's library at the British Institute of Florence, before departing for Il Palmerino, Vernon Lee's hillside home, which she transformed into a salon for early 20th-century intellectuals. This tour is led by Freya's Florence, with stops along the way, including an exclusive opening of the Amalia Ciardi Duprè Museum on Via degli Artisti.



In this evocative venue, explore the life's work of Tuscan sculptor Amalia Ciardi Duprè, with host art historian Rita Tambone. This three-hour event ends with a light celebratory snack. Admission: 15 euro, max 15 participants. English-Italian combo. To participate: bif@britishinstitute.it



WHO'S INVOLVED


This hike is part of Oltrarno Gaze 2022, a cultural program and events series organised by the British Institute of Florence and Il Palmerino Cultural Association, was made possible thanks to a grant from the Advancing Women Artists Legacy Fund.

 

Media and communication

Calliope Arts / Restoration Conversations

The Florentine


With the patronage of

Consulate of the United States of America in Florence


In collaboration with  'Sotto al British' at the British Institute of Florence, Gruppo Fotografico Il Cupolone APS, 'Creative People in Florence', Freya's Florence, Amalia Ciardi Duprè Museum, Atelier degli Artigianelli and Spazio NOTA with Osservatorio Mestieri d'Arte

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