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Presentation with writer-in-residence Joan...

We hope you can join us on Tuesday Sept 26th at 6pm for a presentation by American writer Joan Larkin, currently writer-in-residence at the Siena Art Institute. This event will kick off the fall season...

Art & Society class blog updates

Our Fall 2017 semester is off to a busy start!  If you are interested to see some updates about the activities of our program participants, you can find more information on the class blog of the Art & ...

Sept 30 2017 Deadline for 2018 Residency...

The application deadline will be Sept 30th 2017 for our 2018 residency season, with opportunities for professional artists and writers to directly apply for our  Summer Residencies ,  Studio/Casa Resid...

Visiting artisans' studios

As part of our initial activities of the Fall 2017 semester, we’ve had the chance to visit studios of local artisans, learning about their backgrounds, training, and crafts. We had a great visit this w...

Off to a good start for the Fall 2017 Semester

Our Fall 2017 semester is off to a great start, with our largest group of students yet.  We have a diverse group of participants, hailing from the USA, Greece, Italy, Montenegro and Switzerland! Our ...

City Arts Workshops: Arte e Inglese Laboratori...

OPEN DAY - AL VIA I LABORATORI DI ARTE E INGLESE PROTAGONISTI DELL'AUTUNNO DEL SIENA ART INSTITUTETra artigianato orafo, disegno e pittura, ceramica, scrittura creativa e fotografia, ripartono i laboratori...

Fall Semester Students arrive Sept 1st!

We can't wait for the arrival of our Fall 2017 semester students, arriving on Sept 1st to the Siena Art Institute & our partner program the Siena School for Liberal Arts !We're looking forward to an exc...

Incoming and Recent Student Participants

Our Fall 2017 semester begins on Sept 1, and we will have our largest group of students yet, with a diverse group of participants from the USA, Greece, Italy, Montenegro and Switzerland.  During our Spring ...

Conclusion of this summer's Brandeis-in-Siena...

Today is the final day of this summer's Brandeis-in-Siena program. It's been a great group, and we will be sad to see you all leave but hope you can come back to visit us here in Siena! We also look forward...

Snapshots from Brandeis-in-Siena trip to...

Despite the heat wave, we made it to the top of Brunelleschi's dome in Firenze yesterday with the awesome Brandeis-in-Siena studyabroad students! Way to go!!  Many thanks to Professors Roberto Fineschi and Jo...

Visiting artist Kathy Butterly, coming to...

We are looking forward to having American artist Kathy Butterly at the Siena Art Institute during our Fall 2017 semester!   Selected as the Siena Art Institute's 2018 Fall Project Fellow, Kathy Butterly i...

Trip to Venice Biennale with Brandeis-in-Siena...

This past weekend we had the amazing opportunity to travel to the Venice Biennale with our Brandeis-in-Siena summer program, thanks to the organizing efforts of Prof. Joseph Wardwell.  We explored U.S. ...

Visiting San Gimignano & Galleria Continua...

On Wednesday we spent a day visiting San Gimignano & Galleria Continua with our Brandeis-in-Siena summer program.  Spots we visited included the Fortress, the Collegiata church, and exhibtions of contemporary ...

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...
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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