‘Il Porcellino’ – Greenville, South Carolina – Young Friends of Florence

Young Friends of Florence (YFF) is an initiative created by Rivers Hughes, son of Friends of Florence Leadership Circle members Lauren and Phil Hughes.  Its first project – funded through support from youth in the Hughes’ hometown of Greenville, South Carolina – was to place a replica of Florence’s iconic sculpture Il Porcellino in downtown Greenville. The […]

Michelangelo’s David

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Michelangelo’s David, Friends of Florence funded the diagnostic program for the statue and also created a website for scholars and a DVD about the restoration.