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Opportunities for Artists Amidst Covid-19

Our tenacious students and instructors at the Siena Art Institute continue working remotely in the face of Italy’s extended national lockdown.  Through individual skype chats and group video conferences we...

Visit VIRTUALLY Museums in Siena & Worldwide!

Italy's national "lock-down" need not stop us from exploring art and culture! There is a wealth of cultural and artistic resources we can thankfully still utilize online.  Although museums across Italy ...

Working remotely in the coronavirus "lock-down"

Our work and creativity continues although the Siena Art Institute’s building is closed until April 3 as required by the national #iostoacasa mandate with the entire country of Italy currently in a na...

COVID-19: Info & Resources for our students...

At the Siena Art Institute (SART) & Siena School for Liberal Arts (SSLA), we are committed to ensuring the health & safety of all of our students and community members. This page provides latest information...

Celebrating International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day! Now is the time of year when Siena is awash in gold, as the mimosa trees’ clusters of yellow flowers are in bloom across the country! In Italy, since WWII, the mimosa f...

Visiting Siena's Weekly Farmer's Market

Every Friday from 7:30am to 2pm is the weekly farmer's market in Siena's Lizza Park, alongside the main bus station of Piazza Gramsci.  Local producers bring all kinds of locally-produced goods, including ...

Our Spring Garden in Bloom!

Spring 2020 has arrived to our school garden!  It is really exciting to see the flowers growing and the bees buzzing, thanks to the hard work of our instructor Bernardo Giorgi!

Group critique for guidebook projects

Above are some snapshots from our group critique of booklet projects in yesterday's meeting of the Art & Society class, very happy to have our newly-arrived resident artist join us, Tatana Kellner. For...

Part 2 of 2: Musicologist Guido Burchi March...

3 March 2020 | 6pm  Address:  Il Punto|The Point, Via E. S. Piccolomini 2, Siena StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte ("Tastes of Art") with Guido Burchi: discovering Handel, part 2...

StARTers talk with musicologist Guido Burchi...

25 February 2020 | 6pm  Address:  Il Punto|The Point, Via E. S. Piccolomini 2, Siena StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte ("Tastes of Art" with Guido Burchi: discovering Handel StARTers -...

Excursion to Perugia and Trasimeno Lake

Yesterday our students from the Siena School for Liberal Arts and the Siena Art Institute took a trip to Umbria.  They explored the historic city of Perugia and also stopped by the giant lake Trasimeno, ...

Meeting Master Stone-Carver Emilio Frati

Our students from the Siena School for Liberal Arts and the Siena Art Institute were able to explore the Tempo Zulu stones with our instructor Bernardo Giorgi, contemporary interventions within the streets...

Brandeis In Siena Summer 2020

Brandeis-in-Siena: a special summer program developed in partnership with Brandeis University and the Siena Art Institute. In this intensive, culturally-immersive two-course summer program, students st...

Artist's Talk with Madyha Leghari Feb 11

Join us Tuesday February 11 at 6pm at the Siena Art Institute for an artist's talk with current artist-in-residence Madyha Leghari, kicking off the Spring 2020 season of our weekly series of talks "StARTers:...

Registration Open: Policromia Poetry Workshops...

Policromia Festival and Poetry Workshop Siena, Italy June 1-7, 2020    Application deadline: March 15, 2020 Travel to the heart of Tuscany for a week of poetry workshops, panel discussions, master clas...

Video: John K Melvin, Voci dal Vento

Check out the latest video on our YouTube channel with the Siena Art Institute's Fall Project Fellowship artist John K Melvin. Installation at the Santa Chiara Lab open to the public through February...

Seeking Balkan partners for upcoming European...

The Siena Art Institute is currently seeing partners connected to the Balkan area to collaborate for an upcoming European project with the goal to benefit Balkan artists, their mobility and visibility,...

January 2020 Newsletter

Happy New Year from the Siena Art Institute!  Our spring semester students have just arrived and our latest newsletter is here with some updates about recent & upcoming activities: Special Programs 2...

OPEN DAY 5 Febbraio

++ ARTE, INGLESE, ARTIGIANATO E SOSTENIBILITÀ ++ Questo febbraio tornano i CITY ARTS del Siena Art Institute! Laboratori aperti a tutti, con tante promozioni e borse di studio per gli studenti UNISI ...

Spring Semester Orientation Trip

On Sunday Jan 26 we travelled to the hilltop town of San Gimignano with our newly-arrived students from the Siena Art Institute & Siena School for Liberal Arts.  The day included a group lunch together and...
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