The Joy of Museums

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Accademy’s Gallery

David by Michelangelo in The Gallery of the Accademia di Belle Arti

The Accademia Gallery of Florence is best known as the home of Michelangelo ‘s sculpture David. It also includes other Michelangelo sculptures and a collection of paintings by Florentine artists, mostly from the 1300-1600 period.

Masterpieces of the Accademy’s Gallery

Accademy’s Gallery links

Uffizi Gallery:

  • Name:                  Accademy’s Gallery, Gallery of the Academy of Florence
  • Italian:                 Galleria dell’Accademia
  • City:                      Florence
  • Country:               Italy
  • Established:        1784
  • Type:                    Art Museum
  • Location:            58-60 via Ricasoli, 50122 Florence , Italy


“Short prayers reach heaven.” – “Breve orazione penetra.” Italian Proverb



Photo Credit: Michelangelo [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons