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20-07-2017 stARTers presentation postponed...

The presentation schedued on July 20th at the Santa Maria della Scala Museum as part of the Siena Art Institute's ongoing series of artist's talks "stARTers : assaggi d'arte" with Nigerian writer Ayobami...

Brandeis-in-Siena summer activities underway!

Activities are underway with study-abroad students from the Brandeis-in-Siena summer program, combining coursework in painting and art history.  Run through Brandeis University in Massachusetts (USA) the...

13 July: StARTers with Julie Lynch: Art &...

STARTERS: ASSAGGI D’ARTE Julie Lynch: Art & PerformanceHow visual art inspires designers for performanceAustralian Set and Costume Designer Julie Lynch will explore the empathetic connection between th...

Research Activities in Florence #sillumina

Visiting @mazzantipiume #artisinal #feather workshop in #Florencewith young #artists this week, mapping the activities and expertise of local #craft experts! #sillumina #contemporaryart #workinprogress #research #feathers#piume #firenze #artecontemporanea

Alex Méndez Giner al Santa Maria della Scala ...

Director / Scriptwriter / Cinematographer Alex Mendez Giner is an award winner filmmaker with over 15 years of experience as a film director. His works explore human relationships, through films set ...

stARTers with Neil Tetkowski June 30 at Santa...

5:15 pm, Santa Maria della Scala Museum American ceramicist, in residence at the Museo della Terracotta in Petroio, Neil Tetkowski will present a selection of his recent artworks and discuss his use...

Upcoming talks for StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte

There are several interesting presentations coming up in our summer cycle of artists' talks "StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte" hosted by the Santa Maria della Scala Museum as part of their cycle of Thursday evening...

Looking forward to Summer Residency with...

We're looking forward to the start of Ayobami Adebayo's summer residency at the Siena Art Institute, beginning July 5th.   Ayobami Adebayo's stories have appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies, ...

StARTers Artist's Talk with Jane South 15...

THURSDAY JUNE 15th 2017 - 6pm - Santa Maria della Scala Museum, Siena Jane South, New York-based visual artist, discussing her work including recent site-specific installations that combine sculpture...

stARTers: assaggi d'arte with writer João ...

João Tordo, Portuguese writer, will discuss his growth as an author, his influences and his approach to writing, with excerpts from recent work. Presentation in English in the garden of Palazzo Ravizza ...

Michelle & Barack Obama in Siena

We're proud that Michelle and Barack Obama chose to visit our wonderful city as part of their European trip!   Follow these links for some snapshots from the Obamas' visit yesterday:  http://www.sienanews.it/attualita/cronaca/obama-a-siena/ http://www.lanazione.it/siena/cronaca/vacanza-obama-toscana-1.3138914 In t...

30-5 Guido Burchi Rossini: Serio e faceto...

30-5 Guido Burchi  Momenti singolari nella storia della musica raccontati dall’eminente musicologo italiano Guido Burchi, tra aneddotica e rigore accademico. Rossini: Serio e faceto (parte 2 di 2)  per "StA...

Looking forward to the arrival of writer...

We're looking forward to the arrival of writer João Tordo next month as a Summer Resident at the Siena Art Institute! João Tordo (b. Lisbon, 1975) is a novelist, and in 2009 he won the prestigious José Sa...

Buon viaggio to our Spring 2017 students!

Yesterday the Spring 2017 semester officially came to an end with our Final Critique and traditional Final Dinner. Good luck to all our students - keep working to make the world an amazing, diverse, friendly...

Glimpse of the Spring 2017 Art & Society...

The Art & Society course final critique marks the culmination of the Spring 2017 semester, with faculty and students in attendance, presenting the final projects of the Art & Society course and offering...

Snapshots from End-of-Semester Exhibition

We had a wonderful opening event of our End-of-Semester exhibition on May 13th featuring artwork from students of the Siena Art Institute & our partner program the Siena School for Liberal Arts.  Congratulations ...

16 May stARTers talk with Musicologist Guido...

Rossini tra serio e faceto: StARTers con Guido Burchi Martedì 16 maggio 2017 - ore 18.00SIENA ART INSTITUTEvia T. Pendola 37, Siena L'eminente musicologo Guido Burchi torna al Siena Art Institute ...

3 Days until the Final Exhibition Opening...

3 DAYS to the Siena Art Institute and Siena School for Liberal Arts students' FINAL EXHIBITION OPENING!Young artists from USA, Pakistan, Albania, Sweden will show original works inspired by their Sienese...

End-of-Semester Exhibition Opening Saturday...

Join us for the end-of-semester exhibition opening this Saturday from 4-6pm with artworks and creative writing from the students of the Siena School for Liberal Arts and the Siena Art Institute! The exhibit...
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Sart life

  • Promo Siena Art Institute

  • Student Experiences - Fall 2015 (Michalis Fountedakis, Themis Istatiadis)

  • Angela Dufresne - Visiting Artist, january 2015

  • Brandeis in Siena