Opera magazine



Discovering Leonardo: da Vinci’s traces in the Opera of Santa Maria del Fiore

How one of the most important genius in history has left traces of his creative mind: Leonardo da Vinci and his presence ...


Dostoevskij and his came true dream of the Florentine Gates of Paradise

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of his birth, the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore donates an image of the Gates ...


"Sonus" is born, the first series on musical iconography present in Italian museums:

an innovative project conceived and curated by Professor Barbara Aniello of the Pontifical Gregorian University

Opera magazine

Opera Magazine is the online space of the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, where you can find constant insights on our unlimited historical, artistic and spiritual heritage!
Here you can find a constantly updated and implemented series of short articles on the characters and the most and least known historical events that have traced the over seven centuries old existence of the Opera. The artistic events of its countless treasures are here described, through the close up experience of the great artists who worked on them and the analysis of the paintings, statues and architectures they created for this grandiose Complex. The culture and the moral and spiritual meanings of this unique set of Art, Civilization and Faith are here enhanced and divulged.

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Recent posts

A day of celebration for the city of Florence anxious to see the completion of one of the most admirable works in the history ...

History and curiosities that you may not know

Not many people know that Michelangelo Buonarroti carved the David, the most famous and perfect statue of all time, for ...



Santa Reparata

A tour back in time: to the origins of florentine history, faith and art.

In the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence there is a splendid sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, conceived and ...

The measurement of cosmic time in the civil and religious heart of Florence

From July 10th our opening offer to our monuments expands! In addition to Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, it is also possible ...