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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...

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 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...

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...

Upcoming talks for StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte

There are several interesting presentations coming up in our summer cycle of artists' talks "StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte" hosted by the Santa Maria della Scala Museum as part of their cycle of Thursday evening...

Looking forward to Summer Residency with...

We're looking forward to the start of Ayobami Adebayo's summer residency at the Siena Art Institute, beginning July 5th.   Ayobami Adebayo's stories have appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies, ...

StARTers Artist's Talk with Jane South 15...

THURSDAY JUNE 15th 2017 - 6pm - Santa Maria della Scala Museum, Siena Jane South, New York-based visual artist, discussing her work including recent site-specific installations that combine sculpture...

stARTers: assaggi d'arte with writer João ...

João Tordo, Portuguese writer, will discuss his growth as an author, his influences and his approach to writing, with excerpts from recent work. Presentation in English in the garden of Palazzo Ravizza ...

Michelle & Barack Obama in Siena

We're proud that Michelle and Barack Obama chose to visit our wonderful city as part of their European trip!   Follow these links for some snapshots from the Obamas' visit yesterday:  http://www.sienanews.it/attualita/cronaca/obama-a-siena/ http://www.lanazione.it/siena/cronaca/vacanza-obama-toscana-1.3138914 In t...

30-5 Guido Burchi Rossini: Serio e faceto...

30-5 Guido Burchi  Momenti singolari nella storia della musica raccontati dall’eminente musicologo italiano Guido Burchi, tra aneddotica e rigore accademico. Rossini: Serio e faceto (parte 2 di 2)  per "StA...

Looking forward to the arrival of writer...

We're looking forward to the arrival of writer João Tordo next month as a Summer Resident at the Siena Art Institute! João Tordo (b. Lisbon, 1975) is a novelist, and in 2009 he won the prestigious José Sa...
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