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Ongoing May Exhibits, In & Around Lucca
May 1 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
L’eleganza di una Signora
Museo dell’Antica Zecca di Lucca
Through August 31, 2023
Monday – Friday, 9:30am – 12:30pm and 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday by appointment
Stories of elegance, fashion and the diffusion of style. Female hairdressing over time through the casts of the Antica Zecca di Lucca Foundation in the Museum premises, on the upper floor of the San Donato Casermetta on the city walls.
The Butterfly House
Villa Garzoni, Collodi, PT
Through October 18, open daily 10:00am – 5:00pm
In the magnificent garden of Collodi’s Villa Garzoni you will find the Butterfly House, a stupendous stone-and-glass greenhouse where over a thousand examples of the world’s most beautiful species of butterfly flutter about. The butterflies live in a luxurious tropical garden through which you can walk, ten information panels helping you discover everything about the different species and their different phases of life. Walking in this extraordinary exotic environment, you can thus admire over a thousand of the most beautiful butterflies in the world, whether from the Amazon rainforest, the neotropics, Africa, India and Australia, while they court, reproduce and feed on the flowers.
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LINUS, 57 Years of the Linus Magazine
Through April 30, 9:30am – 7:30pm
ALL 692 ISSUES FROM 1965 TO 2023. A large exhibition that spans the 57 years of the “Linus” magazine, after the centenary of the birth of Charles M. Schulz, the author of the legendary Peanuts. From Giovanni Gandini, Umberto Eco and Oreste del Buono to the current direction of Elisabetta Sgarbi and Igort, a journey through color, ideas, the history of Italy, following the comic strip revolution of “Linus”.
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Escher Exhibition – Dates extended to May 7
Museo degli Innocenti Florence
Through May 7, 8:00am – 5:00pm
In Florence a major exhibition with over 200 works by Escher, the master of illusions From 20 October 2022 to 26 March 2023, a large anthology dedicated to the Dutch painter and mathematician, with his most iconic masterpieces, will be set up at the Museo degli Innocenti in Florence.
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