The Pecci Center for Contemporary Art in Prato
(8km out of Florence) knows that we like to drink and play around our contemporary art
. The current exhibitions, a solo exhibit of work by Paolo Canevari
and new acquisitions from Gianni Pettena
, are open until August 1st.
This summer they are proposing the following fun activities and late night openings:
For moms and tots
Every monday in June and July
(starting 07/06/2010) from 17:30 to 19:30, parents can relax at the bar with an aperitivo while kids will be taken care of (play and learn) inside the exhibition. Reservation required - max 20 children aged 4-14. Free.
Late night at the museum
(starting 09/06/2010) open from 19-23, guided tour at 21, and late night opening. Free.
Of particular note, the famous italian DJ Albertino
(or Radio DJ) will be spinning discs at the Pecci on Thursday July 1
, starting at 10pm. Free.
For info: www.centropecci.it
And what else is there to do in Prato? It's close to Florence and has quite an interesting history as well as good shopping - check out this flickr gallery of Prato
composed by my colleague Barbara from AroundTuscany.