Unveiling the Masterpieces | Current Exhibitions at Accademia Gallery
The Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze or Accademia Gallery in Florence houses some of the most important masterpieces of Italian and international art and history. The Accademia Gallery is one of the most-visited museums in Italy, second only to the Uffizi. Michelangelo's 17-foot-tall Renaissance masterwork, David, is housed here.
Why Should You Attend an Exhibition at the Accademia Gallery?
- Transport yourself to the golden era of Greek Art and appreciate the highly skilled, refined bronze-working techniques.
- Gain insight into the artistic and cultural heritage of Florence, a city renowned for contributions to art history.
- Immerse yourself in the history of the sculptures which highlight fascinating scientific facts.
- Understand the depths of beauty and creativity showcased in the works of the world's most celebrated artists.
Exhibitions at Accademia Gallery
The Riace Bronzes- A Journey Through Images
Dates: 20th December 2022 to 2 April 2023
Curated by: Carmelo Malacrino
Photographs by: Luigi Spina
The exhibition celebrates the 140th anniversary of Michelangelo's masterpiece in the Accademia gallery. It virtually brings together the Riace Bronzes, two magnificent bronze sculptures discovered 50 years ago, with Michelangelo's David.
The exhibition pays tribute to the beauty and strength of the Riace Bronzes, which are considered the greatest works of Greek art from the 5th century B.C. The exhibition aims to highlight their significant cultural impact.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Accademia Gallery Exhibitions
A. The Riace Bronzes- A Journey Through Images curated by Carmelo Malacrino with photographs by Luigi Spina is currently showing at the Accademia Gallery.
A. No, you don’t have to buy separate tickets to view the various exhibitions at Accademia Gallery. You can enjoy these exhibitions with your Accademia entry tickets.
A. The Riace Bronzes Exhibition started on 20 December 2022, and will go on till 2 April 2023.
A. The Riace Bronzes is being shown at Accademia Gallery till the 2 April 2023.
A. Simply book your Accademia Gallery tickets online for one of the dates that the exhibition is being showcased. You will be able to view the exhibitions on the day of your tour.
A. The Accademia Gallery is the second most visited museum in Florence and attracts a huge number of visitors. We recommend you book the tickets in advance to view the Accademia Gallery exhibitions as you’ll be able to skip long queues and spend more time admiring the artworks
A. Accademia Gallery is famous for its Michelangelo statues, particularly his David. It also boasts a collection of 15th and 16th-century paintings, as well as a large number of 13th to 16th-century Tuscan paintings.
A. The Bronze Effigy of Michelangelo, The Fortunes of the Primitives, Giovanni Dal Ponte, and Franciscan Art are some of the prominent exhibitions that have been held at Accademia Gallery.