Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi, the first public-private cultural foundation of its kind located in Florence, Italy, serves as a space for innovative art, exhibitions and dynamic cultural programming.

A Historic Italian Institution, Illuminating Contemporary Programs

Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi has a rich and storied history; it was built in the 15th century to serve as the residence of Filippo Strozzi. Strozzi designed the palace in the style of aristocratic Renaissance architecture with the goal of creating Florence's "largest and finest palazzo." Following his death, his children moved into the palazzo in 1505 and it remained in the family until 1937, when it was purchased by the Instituto Nazionale delle Assicurazioni. Palazzo Strozzi was transformed into Florence's largest and most influential exhibition venue, and was later granted permission to host cultural activities. Today, Palazzo Strozzi hosts exhibitions including art that ranges from the historic masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci to the contemporary works of Ai Weiwei. The institution also engages in extensive cultural programming and arts education. Palazzo Strozzi hosts public debates and events that investigate major contemporary issues, including the evolving relationship between art and culture. Further, it conducts professional training and conferences, as well as educational programming for families, youth, schools and universities. Palazzo Strozzi's educational programming is driven by inclusivity and offers specialized activities for visitors with autism and diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

GRoW Support

2015

Educational Programming

2014

General Operating Support

2013

General Operating Support

2012

General Operating Support