Flowers and gardens in Florence
From Medici to Italy unification
The Polo Museale fiorentino Education Section and University of Florence Natural History Museum, propose, for this year, a series of meetings aimed at museums of Florence public and, with recognition as certified by a certificate, at all levels schools teachers. The series of fourteen conferences entitled "Flowers and gardens in Florence from Medici to Italy unification" will take place from October 23, 2013 until April 16, 2014 at Teatrino del Rondò di Bacco in the Pitti Palace, Pitti Square. Free admission subject to availability. program: Wednesday, October 23 , 15:30 pm CRISTINA Acidini Florence. The perfect Spring. Wednesday, November 6 , 15:30 pm ILARIA OF MONICA Flowers paintings. Examples from still life grand ducal collections. Wednesday, November 20 , 15:30 pm CLEAR NEPI From representation to find, the birth of modern Botany. Wednesday, December 4 , 15:30 pm FABRIZIO PAOLUCCI The Ancient Garden from Babylon to Rome. Wednesday, January 15 , 15:30 pm A CONVERSATION WITH FLORENCE MUSEUM POLO GARDENERS. Wednesday, January 29 , 15:30 pm FRANCESCA PETRUCCI Emilio Santarelli's garden: a sculptor , many camellias varieties and a thought for the Uffizi. Wednesday, February 5 , 15:30 pm VALENTINA Conticelli Paracelsus in the Uffizi : arts and alchemy in the Grand Duke's foundry. Wednesday, February 19 , 15:30 pm Manuela Nelli From flowers to perfume. A testimony from the Santa Maria Novella Officina Profumo Farmaceutica tradition. Wednesday, February 26 , 15:30 pm ALESSANDRA GRIFFO Garden or Museum : proposals for a debate on the examples of Castello and Petraia Medici villas. Wednesday, March 5th , 15:30 pm MAURO LINARI Tepidariums and greenhouses in the Boboli Gardens. Wednesday, March 19 , 15:30 pm PAUL LUZZI Between botany and medicine: the birth and evolution of Florence Giardino dei Semplici. Wednesday, April 2 , 15:30 pm ALBERTO GIUNTOLI Florence 1854: comes the Tuscan Horticultural Society and its Bulletin. Wednesday, April 9 , 15:30 pm CLAUDIO PAOLINI The green system in the nineteenth century Florence. Wednesday, April 16 , 15:30 pm MATILDA SIMARI Still life Museum and Villa di Poggio a Caiano park, a path between nature and painted scenery. Teachers participating will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the cycle of conferences.