Ai Weiwei. Libero

Palazzo Strozzi at the Oblate and in Municipal Florence’s Libraries

Palazzo Strozzi organises exhibition presentations and family workshops in conjunction with the Biblioteca delle Oblate and other libraries in the city. To mark Ai Weiwei. Libero, it will be cooperating with the Biblioteca delle Oblate, the BiblioteCaNova Isolotto, the Biblioteca Mario Luzi, the Biblioteca Thouar and the Biblioteca dell’Orticultura, which will be hosting conferences exploring the exhibition in greater depth and a cycle of activities for families with children aged 5 to 10 entitled Take Part in Art, urging children to discover the different techniques and languages of contemporary art.

Admission to all events is free of charge while places last.
Reservations are required for the workshops.


Exhibition presentations:

Tuesday 27 September, 18.00
Biblioteca delle Oblate (Firenze, via dell’Oriuolo 24)
with Arturo Galansino
Admission free while places last

Thursday 6 October, 18.00
BiblioteCaNova Isolotto (Firenze, via Chiusi 3/4)
with Ludovica Sebregondi
Admission free while places last

Thursday 13 October, 17.00
Biblioteca Thouar (Firenze, Piazza Tasso 3)
with Alessio Bertini
Admission free while places last

Wednesday 26 October, 17.30
Biblioteca Comunale Mario Luzi (Firenze, via Ugo Schiff 8)
with Riccardo Lami
Admission free while places last


Workshop for families Take Part in Art

Activity for families with children aged 5 to 10.

How can a work of art recount feelings and sensations without using words? Every element from an artist’s choice of colour and form to their personal style helps to turn a work of art into an anthology of different moods. The workshop, which is free of charge, is held in the city’s libraries.

Saturday 8 October, 12 November and 10 December, 11.00
Biblioteca delle Oblate – Kids’ Section (Firenze, Via Dell’Oriuolo 24)
Reservations: tel. 055 2616512

Friday 28 October, 17.30
Biblioteca dell’Orticoltura (Firenze, via Bolognese 17)
Reservations: tel. 055 4627142

Saturday 26 November, 16.30
BiblioteCaNova Isolotto (Firenze, via Chiusi 3/4)
Reservations: tel. 055 710834

Saturday 15 October, 10.30
Biblioteca Comunale Mario Luzi (Firenze, via Ugo Schiff 8)
Reservations: tel. 055 669229

Saturday 5 November, 16.30
Biblioteca Civica Comune di Scandicci (Firenze, Via Roma 38/a)
Reservations: tel. +39 055 7591860/3


Reservations should be made directly with the library concerned.
For further information, please e-mail us at:

The challenge facing the Fondazione from the outset has been to bring international quality exhibition and cultural events to Florence and Tuscany.

On the palazzo’s Piano Nobile and in the Strozzina area the Fondazione organises art exhibitions ranging from the art of the ancient world via the Renaissance to the modern and contemporary era.

From: 23 September 2016
To: 22 January 2017


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