Palace Buontalenti (also known as Palazzo Pistoia Sozzifanti)è an interesting example of Florentine architecture of the late sixteenth century, in the historic center of Pistoia, situated in front of Palace of’ Rossi, headquarters of the Caript Foundation. Imposing per mole, but did little for the perceived contiguità contour of buildings, presents a’ harmonious and severe internal courtyard characterized by two porch loggia systems with a double row of columns. The name of the palaceè due to alleged involvement in the planning stage of the famous Florentine Bernardo Buontalenti, trusted architect of the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Retired from the family for some time, the Palace has had in the years before the recent restoration, several utilizzazioni.Dal 2013 Caript Foundationè engaged in the realization of exhibitions at its space on the ground floor. Now Palazzo Buontalenti itself as the home of Foundation Pistoia Museums for temporary exhibitions, with a focus all’ modern art and contemporary.