Art School

Workshops with artists

Following the success of the first edition, the encounters in the Art School scheme are starting again in the autumn to tie in with the Natalia Goncharova. A Woman of the Avant-garde with Gauguin, Matisse and Picasso (28 September – 12 January) exhibition. The programme consists of a cycle of six encounters exploring various artistic techniques in considerable depth.

Natalia Goncharova, a crucial figure in the Avant-garde in the first half of the 20th century, made the multifaceted approach the key to her style, shifting from painting to illustration and stage design. Taking its cue from this multifaceted approach, the new edition of Art School focuses on illustration, engraving and painting.

The workshops are conducted by artists wo experiment with more than one style or technique in their work, and who combine theoretical knowledge with practical skills.
Participation is free of charge but a ticket to the exhibition must be purchased.

Each workshop is repeated on two different dates:

Illustrating Music
with Francesco Chiacchio
Saturday 19 October and Sunday 27 October, 15.00–18.00.

Engraving and Revolution
with Elena Campa
Saturday 16 November and Sunday 24 November, 15.00–18.00.

Painting Becomes the Environment
with Francesca Zoboli
Saturday 14 December and Sunday 22 December, 15.00–18.00.

Young artists, creatives, inquisitive types, students, teachers, in fact anyone interested in sharing a working experience with an artist. No basic skills or specific knowledge required. The activity is designed for adults and for teenagers aged 15 and over.

The activity is free of charge but a ticket to the exhibition must be purchased.
Reservations are required for the workshop, Places are limited.

To Make a Reservation for the Workshop, Please Fill Out the Online Form

With the support of Unicoop Firenze
The workshops are held in Italian.


Palazzo Strozzi is more than just exhibitions, it’s also a workshop for experimenting with new ways of relating to art with activities and events for families, young people and adults.
Guided tours, lectures, workshops for families and schools and access programmes: Palazzo Strozzi offers everyone the chance to shape their own encounter, turning their visit into an absorbing and stimulating experience


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