50th anniversary of the Florence Flood

“Florence 1966-2016. Beauty Preserved” continues until March 26

There is still time for curious visitors and history buffs to see the flood-focused exhibition at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, “Florence [...]

Susan Glasspool, from Cornwall to Florence for art, history and mud

by Susan Glasspool   I come from Cornwall and, after having studied at the Falmouth School of Art and then [...]

A Flood of Water and Compassion: Remembering Syracuse University’s Ties to the Florence Flood of 1966

by Madeleine Buckley   Fifty years ago, a young Millicent Marcus awoke in the early morning with a strange premonition [...]

The River Arno Swelling: Photos from November 7th in San Giovanni Valdarno

Just a few days after the commemorations for the 1966 flood, the Arno caused a scare once again in Florence. [...]