Amici del Nidiaci in Oltrarno

In difesa del Bartlett-Nidiaci-Palazzo Santarelli storico spazio dei bambini di San Frediano in Firenze

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An English Teacher in the Secret Garden: volunteer work at the Nidiaci in Oltrarno

AN ENGLISH TEACHER IN THE SECRET GARDEN: VOLUNTEER WORK AT THE NIDIACI IN OLTRARNO by Anna Lord Last year I volunteered as an English teacher for children at the Nidiaci Gardens in Oltrarno. This space is currently run by a group of local volunteers, mostly parents of young children who keep this lovely walled garden […]

Emilio Santarelli, who sculpted Michelangelo and grew a garden full of camelias

An excellent article about the Nidiaci adventure and history, by Penny Howard who runs the interesting blog Beyond the Yalla Dog, on art and life in Florence. Emilio Santarelli,(1801–1886) was the Florentine artist who sculpted the vigorous and sympathetic sculpture of Michelangelo Buonarotti for one of the most prominent niches in the Uffizi. He was an […]

Alice Ginavri’s photos of the Nidiaci garden Spring Feast

We had the good luck of a visit by photographer Alice Ginavri at the spring feast of the Nidiaci on Saturday. Here are some of the pictures Alice took and made a gift to us of. We’ll be putting up more soon. And of course, a picture of Alice herself!      

The Nidiaci Garden of Florence, an Oasis of Commoning in a Busy City

Riprendiamo dal blog di David Bollier The Nidiaci Garden of Florence, an Oasis of Commoning in a Busy City David Bollier Tue, 03/28/2017 – 11:36 The beautiful city of Florence, Italy, is nearly overwhelmed by throngs of tourists much of the year, which leads one to wonder:  How can residents live and enjoy the city […]

The Nidiaci garden in Oltrarno – in English

The Nidiaci garden and play centre/toy library (ludoteca) is the only public park area for children in the San Frediano district of Florence’s Oltrarno. Our volunteers keep the Nidiaci garden open on every Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon from 4.30 to 7.30. Entrance is from Via d’Ardiglione (a small L-shaped street joining Via Santa Monaca to […]

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