Events in Florence and the Metropolitan area in February 2021

giovedì 11 Febbraio 2021

This is a selection of events taking place in February 2021 in Florence and the Metropolitan area. The full programme is listed on the area’s official tourism website, Feel Florence.
Events are subject to postponement or cancellation in compliance with the governmental regulation to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.

February is the month of Carnival and in almost every district of the metropolitan area virtual events will replace the traditional celebrations.  In Lastra a Signa, for example, Teatro delle Arti will propose a rich calendar of live streaming events.
Pitti and its catwalks are back this month. The event at Fortezza da Basso will be restricted to representatives of the fashion industry.  However, this year’s collections all the latest trends will be presented online on the digital platform Pitti Connect.
Exhibitions – To commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Supreme Poet’s death, the Uffizi Gallery will present a virtual exhibition dedicated to the collection of 88 drawings known as ‘Dante Istoriato’ by Federico Zuccari. The event will be available throughout Dante’s year in 2021. The exhibition “Raffaello in Florence, held at the Sala d’Arme in Palazzo Vecchio will be postponed until 10 March. Access will be limited and booking is highly recommended.  Until 18 July 2021 Museo Novecento will exhibit a collection of drawings and sculptures by Henry Moore. Closing at the end of month, the exhibition at Palazzo Pretorio in Certaldo will display a careful selection of works created by the greatest Italian artists inspired by the Decameron’s tales.  Museo Leonardiano in Vinci presents LEONARDO ANATOMY OF DRAWINGS, exploring five of the most important drawings of the artist reproduced in digital form.
Music – All shows of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino will be available in live streaming and can be booked at  www.maggiofiorentino.com




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