Michelangelo in architecture class

In 1516, Michelangelo succeeded in obtaining from Pope Leo X de’ Medici the commission to design a grandiose façade for the basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence, which was still without a covering from the time of its construction according to Filippo Brunelleschi’s design. Thanks to his friendship with Giuliano da Sangallo, the most important … More

Anniversary of Michelangelo’s birth

Special visit to the Museum to celebrate the anniversary of Michelangelo’s birth The appointment is on Wednesday 6 March at 3 p.m. We are organising a guided tour of the Museum, with the director and the art historians from the Director’s Office. The visit will offer the opportunity to recall the extraordinary life of Michelangelo … More

Temporary closure of the Room of Michelangelo Drawings

We would like to inform visitors that, starting November 29 and (presumably) until January 05, 2024, the room in the museum that displays Michelangelo’s drawings will undergo redevelopment works whose primary objective is to offer the public easier viewing and a more pleasant visiting experience. During these days Michelangelo’s drawings and manuscripts will not be … More

From House to House. Visits to house museums and memory

Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3, 2023 on the occasion of #DomenicalMuseum Organized by the National Association of Houses of Memory and Association of Friends of the Museums of Palazzo Davanzati and Casa Martelli APS Sunday, September 3, 2023, 11 a.m. Free guided tour of the Casa Buonarroti, with paid admission (reduced ticket, € … More

ARTI E SCIENZE – VISITE A DUE VOCI NEI MUSEI FIORENTINI

In June and July 2023 the Musei Welcome Firenze network is organising a new cycle of conversations ARTI E SCIENZE – VISITE A DUE VOCI NEI MUSEI FIORENTINI, three summer appointments to explore new themes with a multidisciplinary approach. The first appointment, entitled Dal disegno all’opera finita, will be held at the Museo Horne and … More

Convention with the Opera di santa Croce

The Fondazione Casa Buonarroti and the Opera di Santa Croce have launched the Santa Croce e il suo quartiere project, part of a system of thematic itineraries in which the Santa Croce neighbourhood is inserted as a starting point and fundamental stage of networked, urban and regional cultural and tourist itineraries. Thanks to the agreement signed between … More

Lecture by Matthias Ebejer – Traces of the Order of Malta at Casa Buonarroti The Stone of St. Paul and Friar Francis Buonarroti Buonarroti House Foundation

Buonarroti House Foundation Traces of the Order of Malta at Casa Buonarroti The Stone of St. Paul and Fra Francesco Buonarroti Lecture by Matthias Ebejer (European University Institute) Thursday, February 9, 2023, 5 p.m. Florence, Casa Buonarroti, via Ghibellina 70 Among the lesser-known collections of the Casa Buonarroti is a valuable collection of more than … More

The restoration of Artemisia Gentileschi’s Inclination in Casa Buonarroti

At the end of September 2022, preliminary operations began for the restoration of Artemisia Gentileschi’s famous canvas, the Inclination, painted in 1616, commissioned by Michelangelo Buonarroti the Younger for the ‘Gallery’ of the family palazzo in Via Ghibellina in Florence. The room on the piano nobile, the first of the sumptuous apparatus celebrating the great … More

Return to Casa Buonarroti of Madonna of the Stair

We are pleased to communicate to our audience of friends and supporters that finally, starting from next August 3rd, it will be possible to admire again in its entirety the Sala dei Marmi, created last spring by the Friends of Florence. At the end of the splendid retrospective dedicated to Donatello, held at Palazzo Strozzi … More

Associazione Nazionale Case della Memoria

The Casa Buonarroti has joined the Associazione Nazionale Case della Memoria, a network of 90 house museums located in 13 Italian regions. «The entry of the Casa Buonarroti into our network is a very precious piece that symbolically closes the circle on the figure of Michelangelo, joining the Casa natale in Caprese Michelangelo, our member … More