Summer Programs

Summer Housing

 For our 4-week summer course "Advanced Portfolio Development" and our 2-week course "Experimental Typeface Design", the cost of accommodation is included in the program fee (double room in a shared apartment).   Although our standard accommodation is a shared room in a shared apartment, there are other housing options available for a higher fee.  Please let us know as soon as you apply if you are interested in housing beyond our standard accommodation of a shared room, (since we need to book your accommodation as soon as your program deposit is received, and this payment is non refundable.)  Please contact us for more information. 

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If you wish to opt out of the shared housing included in the program fee, we recommend that summer students consider staying in a local bed and breakfast, such as:  

There are also many hotel options in downtown Siena. 

The Hotel we most like to suggest to visitors is Pensione Palazzo Ravizza, a beautiful old palazzo turned into a hotel by the Director’s great aunts and currently managed by her brother Francesco.

Should this hotel not meet your taste or be beyond your budget, here’s a list of other possibilities:

For a full list of local accommodations in Siena and her surrounding territory, contact Hotel Siena (toll-free +39 0577 288084) and Terre di Siena (+39 0577 280551).

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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