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01/02/2021 - about a worker

The exhibition dedicated to the creative path of the French collective About A Worker, founded by Kim Hou and Paul Boulenger in 2017 and which intertwines design and social research, has been extended until 21 March.
In collaboration with the Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art on the occasion of Kim Hou's residence in Lottozero, an exhibition curated by Elena Ianeselli and Alessandra Tempesti

01/02/2021 - musei gratuiti

Free city museums until February 15th
Textile Museum, Palazzo Pretorio Museum, Diocesan Museums and Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art (with the exception of the temporary exhibition Protext! at a reduced price) extend the free ticket until February 15th
They will be closed on Saturday and Sunday.

12/02/2021 - Pretorio Donazione Palli

Two new works from the Palli collection at the civic museum
The Museum of Palazzo Pretorio, thanks to the Prato collector Carlo Palli, is now enriched with two new works in its permanent collection: the Venus Maria - Sepia Nude by Michelangelo Pistoletto and the Victoire de Samothrace by Yves Klein

11/02/2021 - MDT Textile Library

Textile Museum: Textile Laboratory
Friday 12 February, at 11.30 am, presentation of the Textile Laboratory project, an advanced archive that documents innovation and sustainability in contemporary fabrics. Live streaming on the Facebook and Youtube channels of the Textile Museum

11/02/2021 - museo arte sacra san domenico

Towards the Museum of Sacred Art in San Domenico
The Prato collector Carlo Palli donates 150 works to the Diocese of Prato
The future museum will consist of two sections: one of ancient sacred art and one of contemporary sacred art

24/02/2021 - mille miglia a prato

The Mille Miglia will stop in Prato on 18 June
The "most beautiful race in the world" will cross the city in the afternoon: an itinerary dedicated to the enhancement of the artistic and historical heritage of the city: from the new Macrolotti to industrial archeology, from the Luigi Pecci Museum of Contemporary Art to the Emperor's Castle , passing through Piazza del Comune, the historic center and then outside Porta Pistoiese towards the Bisenzio.

02/03/2021 - patrick zaki

Installation dedicated to Patrick Zaki at Lazzerini
#patricknonmollare is the campaign of which the Calligraphy Art association of Duemila Voci's installation is the symbol, a work dedicated to the young Egyptian student.

02/03/2021 - Prisma, la Casa delle tecnologie emergenti

Market investigation notice
Prisma: PRato Industrial SMart Accelerator ", the" House of emerging technologies ", is starting to take its first steps and needs a graphic design. Deadline March 16th

02/03/2021 - PIN-Corso IFTS

IFTS "Cyber Security Specialist" course
From April 2021, at the PIN - Polo Universitario Città di Prato, the free course begins, designed to train 20 technicians during a course of 800 hours of lessons (240 of which are internships). Registration by March 24th

02/03/2021 - Ami Prato

For the well-being of parents and children
Ami Prato Foundation and health care professionals have made video pills dedicated to pregnant women and parents with children from 0 to 10 years

02/04/2021 - Dante 700

Dante 700
To celebrate the Supreme Poet, the "Città di Prato" Instrumental Chamber and the Florence Philharmonic Orchestra "La Filharmonie" have launched an International Symphonic Composition Competition "Dante 700".

02/04/2021 - A Prato c'è il playground più bello d’Italia

"You can't do a rainbow alone"
In Prato there is the most beautiful playground in Italy: it is the large silos in Via Giordano transformed into a masterpiece of street art by Marco Burresi, aka Zed1

02/04/2021 - Prato a Countless City

Prato at Countless City
Prato present at the 2nd edition of Countless Cities - People live here, the Biennale di Favara (AG) dedicated to 19 cities around the world selected on the basis of innovative projects and policies in the sectors of solidarity living, crafts, economic circularity and forestry.
Prato will have a space reserved for projects of economic circularity and urban forestation.

02/04/2021 - biblioteca lazzerini aprile 2021

Welcome to the library
A month of celebration to remind the importance of reading and the library with events, more materials on loan and for more time, proposals for bibliographies and surprises at the Lazzerini library

02/04/2021 - panchina viale galilei autismo

April 2 World Autism Awareness Day
As part of Prato Autism Friendly project, a blue bench, a symbolic color of autism, positioned along the Viale Galilei cycle path to raise awareness of the rights of people with autism

15/04/2021 - leone d'oro benigni

Congratulations to our Roberto Benigni for the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 78th Venice Biennale. Best interpreter of the Prato spirit, already an Oscar winner, Benigni last appeared at the cinema in Pinocchio by Matteo Garrone, a film nominated for the 2021 Oscars for costumes and make-up

15/04/2021 - premio prato tutela animali legambiente

For the third consecutive year Prato conquers the happy record of best reality at national level for protection and services to animals in the ranking drawn up by Legambiente in the IX National Report

23/06/2021 - Ex Fabrica

The live show that we missed so much returns from Thursday 10 June in the beautiful post-industrial green space in via Targetti 10/8. Do not miss it!

01/06/2021 - Mercato coperto

Terra di Prato
Potato tortelli, fried from the farmyard, calvana burgers, vegetable paiella, excellent Carmignano wine, desserts... These are some of the dishes of the "Dinner with the farmer" that you can enjoy starting from Thursday 17 June, from 6 pm, 30 at the Prato Terra Market in via Giordano.

23/06/2021 - Cinema al Castello

Cinema sotto le stelle
Torna il cinema all'aperto in una delle arene più belle d'Italia: il Castello dell'Imperatore! Uno degli eventi più attesi e amati della Prato Estate, parte sabato 19 giugno con tanti appuntamenti.

13/05/2020 - Prato Food

Prato Food
An updated list of all businesses that make home deliveries
Click here

16/05/2020 - Museums reopening

Museums reopening
From Monday 18 May the museums will reopen their doors
Free admission until June 3rd

16/07/2020 - Settembre Prato è Spettacolo

September Prato festival postponed to 2021
August 26th - Wolfmother and Hardcore Superstar
August 28th - Max Gazzè
August 31st - Samuele Bersani
September 1st - PFM La buona novella
September 2nd - Willie Peyote
September 3rd - Colapesce DiMartino
September 4th - Antonello Venditti
September 6th - Giorgio Panariello

19/11/2020 - NzeB di San Giusto

San Giusto's NzeB
A mix of high energy efficiency with low construction costs, inaugurated in 2019 by EPP: 29 apartments, a civic center of 250 square meters, an equipped garden and a new square, NzeB di San Giusto. The residential complex is among the 17 Italian Best Practices awarded by Legambiente.

19/11/2020 - La super ciclabile

A super cycle path
The Municipal Council of Prato has already given the green light to the work last July, a yes now confirmed by the Municipal Administration of Florence. The soft mobility infrastructure will connect the Pecci Center directly to the Stazione Leopolda in Florence.

24/12/2020 - Gormley a Prato

Gormley in Prato
Shy by Antony Gormley will remain in Piazza Duomo for six months. The work of one of the most appreciated living sculptors in the world, 4 meters high and made with 3600 kg of cast iron, symbolizes the industrial identity of Prato

24/12/2020 - Qualità della vita Sole 24 Ore

Life quality
Good news from the Sole 24 Ore annual ranking on "Quality of life" in the 107 Italian provinces:
Prato is in 28th position.


Painted flowers of the Neapolitan seventeenth century
The virtual exhibition visible online on the Palazzo Pretorio website
from 19 December 2020 to 31 January 2021

09/02/2018 - Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Prato on 18th February 2018!
All the details are avaible here

03/08/2018 - Music Festival

live concerts from 30th August to 3th September in piazza Duomo. Do not miss the chance to see Tha Darkness, Blonde Redhead and many more shows! Find more on