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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...

Now accepting applications for the Spring...

We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2016 semester program, for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students.  The application deadline is Nov 1 but it's best to apply early!  Application d...

Glimpse of our trip to Galleria Continua...

On Friday July 17th we visited Galleria Continua in San Gimignano, viewing a variety of exhibits of contemporary art currently on view there.  You can see an album with snapshots of the trip on our facebook ...

Getting started with painting course for...

Prof. Joseph Wardwell and the students of Brandeis-in-Siena are getting started with their painting course at the Siena Art Institute. Here are some snapshots of the group's first work-in-progress, experimenting...

Snapshots from Siena walk with Brandeis students...

Exploring the site-specific stones of the Tempo Zulu project installed throughout downtown Siena (www.tempozulu.org) with students from the Brandeis-in-Siena program, from Brandeis University, USA based...

Writer Angie Cruz in residence July 6-August...

Writer Angie Cruz will be in residence at the Siena Art Institute from July 6-August 6.  Angie Cruz is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh USA, and is the author of two ...

Looking forward to the arrival of our summer...

We're looking forward to the arrival of our summer students from Brandeis University!  You can find details about the course at:  http://www.brandeis.edu/abroad/brandeisprograms/siena/
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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