Temporary exhibitions

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Women of the Sky: From Muses to Scientists
Celestial splendors. Observing the Sky from Galileo to Gravitational Waves
Trajan Column: The Narration of a Symbol
The City of the Sun
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Leonardo da Vinci e il moto perpetuo
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Rome, Colosseum Archaeological Park (22/12/2023 – 30/04/2024)

This show, which is the outcome of the collaboration with the Colosseum Archaeological Park, follows the exhibition “The Art of Building a Masterpiece: Trajan’s Column”, co-organized by Museo Galileo and the Uffizi Galleries in 2019.

Donne del cielo: da muse a scienziate
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Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Sala Dante (08/03/2024 – 08/06/2024)

The exhibition, conceived by Museo Galileo and co-organized with the Central National Library of Florence, focuses on the role of women in astronomical research and on the female images that most frequently feature in representations of the cosmos from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century.

Archimedes: The Art and Science of Invention
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2022

The exhibition features the great man from Syracuse to the wider public and illustrates his extraordinary contribution to the growth of technical and scientific knowledge in Antiquity and through the centuries.

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Florence, Monumental Complex of Santa Maria Novella (16 December 2023 – 17 March 2024)

Curated by Filippo Camerota, the exhibition is organised by Museo Galileo in collaboration with EGO-European Gravitational Observatory, with the support of Fondazione CR Firenze and Unicoop Firenze.

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Rome, Palazzo Barberini (November 16, 2023 - February 11, 2024)

An exhibition to celebrate the fourth centenary of the election of Pope Urban VIII and the publication of Il Saggiatore.

Florence, MAD Murate Art District (10.05.2023 – 23.07.2023)

The exhibition, born from an original production commissioned by Museo Galileo and MAD Murate Art District, presents a site-specific installation around the theme of storage, symbol of preservation but also a space of material and immaterial memories, unknown and hidden from collective sight.

The Eye of Science
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Firenze, Museo Stibbert and Pisa, Museo della Grafica (12.11.2022 – 26.02.2023)

The year 1839 marks the birth of photography and the beginning of the intimate and complex relationship between this new “instrument” and scientific practice.

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Florence, Museo Galileo (14.07.2023 – 15.10.2023)

The exhibition shows to the public over sixty Italian clocks, datable between the 15th and early 19th centuries—a significant nucleus of the Gian Carlo Del Vecchio’s collection

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Torino, MAUTO – Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile (08.04.2022 – 25.09.2022)

The dream of autonomous movement, independent of human and animal energy, is as old as the history of mankind. Its first expressions are lost in antiquity and are reflected in art, poetry and literature.