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Monday Oct 12, Students lead presentation...

The public is invited to join us on Monday Oct 12 at the Museum Complex of Santa Maria della Scala, Piazza Duomo, 2-5 pm. Our Siena Art Institute students will be discussing their work and contributions t...

stARTers with architect Nathalie Sartogo...

Painting Sculpture Architecture: arts and facts. Taking a traditional practice in which artists and architects interact. Tuesday October 13th at 6 pm, within the "Sala Stretta" at the Museum Complex of...

Oct 10: Verso exhibit opening, and Open...

Saturday Oct 10 is the opening of "Verso: Settimana di arte e architettura contemporanea" at the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala, including participation of Siena Art Institute students!  This ...

Exhibit TU35 Siena featuring work by Sofia...

We're looking forward to the exhibit opening of TU35 Siena | Guardarsi Intorno at the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala, featuring work by Sofia Bteibet, former student at the Siena Art Institute,...

Dimitris Xonoglou arrives for October residency

We're looking forward to the October 2015 residency of Greek artist Dimistris Xonoglou! Born in Proti in Serres, Dimistris Xonoglou studied painting at the Academia de Belle Arti di Roma and Ceramics ...

Looking forward to November residency of...

Dalia Baassiri has been selected for a residency program for emerging Middle-Eastern artists offered in partnership with the Siena Art Institute and the Kempinski Young Artist Programme, in which the resident...

Oct 6th, stARTers with Ellen Driscoll

StARTers talk October 6 with artist Ellen Driscoll: Project Fellow at the Siena Art Institute, Ellen Driscoll, will discuss her current artistic projects, connecting to the territory of Siena, exploring e...

Sept 29 stARTers: Eleonora Farina of Peninsula:...

Our next appointment for our weekly series of talks at the Siena Art Institute "StARTers: assaggi d'arte" will be Tuesday Sept 29 at 6 pm, with Eleonora Farina, vice-chairwoman of the association Peninsula.  Peninsula ...

Announcing May 2016 course for Ohio State...

Pathways: The Influence of Ancient Art on Contemporary Art - Italy enables students from The Ohio State University to explore Siena, Italy. Students will have access to museums, churches, collections, ...

Sept 22 starts Fall 2015 season of talk series...

On Sept 22 the Siena Art Institute will begin the new season for the weekly series of talks "stARTers: assaggi d'arte," our series of conversations with artists and creative professionals of international ...

City Arts workshops begin Sept 21

It is central to the mission of the Siena Art Institute to serve as a resource for the local community in Siena.  Our City Arts workshops are part of this initiative, offering courses in art and English ...

Beginning of Ellen Driscoll's Fall 2015 Fellowship

Ellen Driscoll arrives in Siena Sept 21 for the beginnig of her Fall 2015 Project Fellowship.  Ellen Driscoll’s work encompasses sculpture, drawing, and public art installation. Recent large scale installations in...

City Arts Open Day Sept 10

Thursday Sept 10 is the City Arts Open Day at the Siena Art Institute.  From 5:30 to 7:30 pm, we open our doors to the local community, to present our fall season of City Arts workshops. Workshop offerings ...

Ten Images: Reflections from visiting professor...

Check out this great post from painter Barbara Campbell Thomas, Associate Professor of Art at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Through ten images, she reflects on her time in Italy....

Newly-expanded residency programs! Jan 15...

The Siena Art Institute is excited to announce an expansion of our residency programs!  Along with our programs for Summer Residents, Visiting Artists, and Project Fellows, we are also now accepting ...

Ellen Driscoll, 2015 Fall Project Fellow

We are looking ahead to Ellen Driscoll's upcoming Fall 2015 Project Fellowship.  Ellen Driscoll’s work encompasses sculpture, drawing, and public art installation. Recent large scale installations include "N...

Writer-in-Residence Janis Jonevs arrives...

Janis Jonevs is an emerging writer, born in 1980 in Latvia.  In 2004 he received his Master of Arts in Theory of Culture at the Latvian Academy of Culture.  He has gone on to pursue a career in writing a...

Painting works-in-progress with Brandeis-in-Siena...

Some snapshots of work-in-progress from our current group of students from the Brandeis-in-Siena program.   The painting course, led by Brandeis professor Joseph Wardwell, experiments with traditional p...
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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