Host: Smithsonian Associates
Date: April 14th and April 28th
Time: 6pm to 7.30pm
Located in the heart of Florence, the Uffizi Gallery has long been regarded as one of the most important museum collections in the world. Not only was it one of the first in Europe to emerge in accordance with the modern idea of a museum, but it is also unsurpassed in the quality of works it contains, boasting some of the greatest masterpieces of the Florentine Renaissance.
From her home in Tuscany, join art historian Elaine Ruffolo for a lively two-part virtual walk through the Uffizi as she discusses the history and aspects of the gallery—from the patronage of the Medici family, the innovative architecture of Vasari, and of course, an in-depth examination of the best of the remarkable painting collection.
Jan 1 - Apr 28 2023