Conferences and Workshops

Florence, Museo Galileo, June 28-30, 2023

Conference organized to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Galilei’s Il Saggiatore.

Florence, Museo Galileo, December 14, 2022

The conference was devoted to different aspects of the study of scientific instruments and their makers with the aim of honouring Paolo Brenni (1954-2021) one year after his premature passing away.

Firenze, Villa I Tatti, 6-7 October 2022

Museo Galileo organized with I Tatti the first-ever international conference dedicated to Vincenzo Galilei (1520 c. - 1591).

Florence, Museo Galileo, June 11, 2022
Florence, INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, June 12, 2022

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Margherita Hack’s birth, Museo Galileo, University of Florence, INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, and Municipality of Florence celebrated the Florentine astronomer with a two-day conference.

Florence, Museo Galileo and Gabinetto Vieusseux, January 26 – May 12, 2022

Museo Galileo and Gabinetto scientifico letterario G.P. Vieusseux took the exhibition From Hell to the Empyrean: Dante’s World between Science and Poetry (Florence, Palazzo Pitti, December 14, 2021 – May 29, 2022) as a starting point to co-organize two series of conferences on the relationship between literature and science.

Science, Archaeology and History: Challenges between Past and Future

September 20 - November 22, 2022

A new series of meetings intended for the general public. This first series will be followed by other meetings, each time dedicated to various topics in the history of science and techniques.

The Science and Myth of Galileo between the 17th and 19th Centuries in Europe

Florence, 29-31 January 2020

The aim of the international conference is to examine some of the most important themes linked to the Tuscan scientist and his complex legacy

Florence, 2019

The aim of this international conference is to evaluate the current state of research regarding how Leonardo’s manuscripts were compiled, and the complexity of their dispersal after the artist’s death.