9 Jan 2022

Domenica Metropolitana: January 9, 2022

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Where and when

9January 2022


10:00 – 16:00


The new year 2022 opens with the Metropolitan Sunday initiative: all residents of the Metropolitan City of Florence can visit the Florentine Civic Museums for free.

Opening Hours


Monday – Sunday

11:00 am

8:00 pm


Thanks to the support of GIOTTO, love brand of F.I.L.A. Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini and Lucart will thus make it possible for residents to visit the Florentine Civic Museums and Palazzo Medici Riccardi for free and take part in the many scheduled visits and activities.

Numerous activities await you at the Museo Novecento:

The body as a voice of itself. Thought meeting around Jenny Saville

for whom: for young people and adults
opening hours: 11.00 am
duration: 1h
The event focuses on one of the themes considered central by the artist Jenny Saville, namely the perception, signification and representation of the body, with particular regard to the female one. The meeting, moderated by Valentina Zucchi, will see the presence of Saveria Chemotti, a scholar of the codes and identities of the female body (University of Padua) and author of numerous essays and novels, and Maria Teresa Russo, who he has dedicated extensive multidisciplinary research (University of Roma Tre).

Visit to the museum

for whom: for young people and adults
opening hours: 11.00 am
duration: 1h15 ‘
The visit allows you to retrace the twentieth century by identifying the main lines of artistic development of the twentieth century, with a strongly interdisciplinary approach and specific attention to Italy and Florence. The works in the collection are therefore the way to delve into the multiplicity and gazes of the arts of the twentieth century, characterized by the plurality of languages ​​and research. A particular focus will be dedicated to the precious Alberto Della Ragione Collection, which includes great artistic masterpieces and which allows us to read the main historical events of the years between the two wars, and to the Do-nation Ottone Rosai.

Visit to the Jenny Saville exhibition

for whom: for young people and adults
times: 12.30 pm, 3.00 pm
duration: 1h15 ‘
The visit allows you to get closer to the work of the British artist Jenny Saville – an energetic, fleshless, cumbersome art – investigating the corpus of the works on display and the research underlying these around the human figure, the body, the senses, all identity, to the visible and invisible relationships between individuals, in a unique synthesis between classical lesson and contemporary sensitivity. The public will thus be able to grasp the artist’s pictorial mastery and his profound assimilation of the great art of the past, masterfully reinterpreted by her to offer strong and pulsating food for thought on the essence of our contemporary

Figure. Atelier di pittura

for whom: for families with children aged 8 to 12 years
times: 4.30 pm
duration: 1h15 ‘
The atelier allows you to get closer to the work of Jenny Saville thanks to a particularly engaging and formative artistic approach. After a brief introduction to the exhibition, participants will be guided to explore the technical and expressive potential of painting, in its multiple layers and shades, inspired by the layered, adherent and luminous material generated by the artist in his works. Particular attention will be paid to the genre of the portrait, which the artist incessantly explores in its widest forms.