50th anniversary of the Florence Flood


Vasari Returns to Santa Croce: A Miraculous Restoration

President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, joined the celebrations at the Basilica of Santa Croce on November 4th for the return of The Last Supper, the masterpiece by Giorgio Vasari, [...]

The Mud Angels Return to Florence 50 Years After the Flood

There was a lot of emotion at the gathering today in the Palazzo Vecchio of the young volunteers who helped the city get back on its feet. Prime Minister Renzi: [...]

Toscana Firenze 2016: How to Interact with the Project

November 4th is an important date: 50 years ago the city of Florence and the whole of Tuscany were hit by a disastrous flood. Dozens of people and animals lost [...]

CRIA – Committee to Rescue Italian Art: An Online Exhibition About the Flood

In memory of the devastating flood on November 4th, 1966, the Villa I Tatti is promoting CRIA (Committee to Rescue Italian Art), a task force made up of academics and researchers [...]

#Flood50: the first photos of the Mud Angel Rally

The November 4 2016 official events are now underway to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the flood that affected Florence and Tuscany. Mud angels have reunited at the Palazzo Vecchio, all those who [...]

4 November remembrance: live streaming from Florence

On 4 November 2016 official events and meetings will take place to remember the 1966 flood in Florence . Here you can find all the events scheduled to take place in the Palazzo Vecchio [...]

The Last Supper by Giorgio Vasari Returns to Santa Croce

Fifty years after the flood, the restored masterpiece by Giorgio Vasari returns to Santa Croce. The Opera di Santa Croce celebrates, in this 50th anniversary, the return of the restored [...]

Video Installation on the Course of the Arno at the Galleria delle Carrozze

The Galleria delle Carrozze at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the flood with a video installation on the course of the Arno, [...]

Torchlight procession for the 50th anniversary of the Florence flood

  Out of the mud, the angels in the light of the future Fifty years after the 1966 flood, the torchlight procession will take place again this year, reuniting the [...]

A River of Books: the Rebirth of the Department of Architecture’s Library

For the 50th anniversary of the historic flood that hit Florence on November 4th, 1966, the Architecture Branch of the Technology Library at the University of Florence is collaborating with [...]