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March 17, artist talk by Concetta Modica,...

Concetta Modica, visual artist, who works with sculpture as well as other media such as video and installation, will lead an artist's talk Tuesday March 17, 6 pm, hosted by the Contrada of the Leocorno,...

Looking ahead to Ellen Driscoll's Fall 2015...

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...

Latvian writer Janis Jonevs selected as September...

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...

Angie Cruz selected as Writer-in-Residence...

Writer Angie Cruz has been selected as the Siena Art Institute's upcoming July 2015 resident.  Angie Cruz is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh and is the author of two no...

Elaine Tin Nyo selected as June 2015 Resident...

The Siena Art Institute's June 2015 Resident Artist will be Elaine Tin Nyo. Born in Burma, she is currently based in Harlem, New York. Using performance, video, photography, cooking and writing, she r...

Spring Artist Talks in Contrada Neighborhood...

For our spring 2015 season of our weekly series of artists' talks "stARTers: assaggi d'arte" we are very pleased to have two presentations by "contrade" neighborhood groups in Siena.  Our March 3rd talk ...

"The Way We Live Now" exhibit at Harvard's...

If you are near Harvard, check out the current exhibit at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, "The Way We Live Now, Modernist Ideologies at Work" on view through April 5 including the work of Amy...

Spring 2015 Calendar for stARTers: assaggi...

See below for the calendar overview of the spring 2015 season for our weekly series of artists' talks, stARTers: assaggi d'arte.  For full details, visit our stARTers page.  

January 2015 Course with SAIC students

We had a fantastic group of students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with us here at the Siena Art Institute for an intensive January-term course, "Living the Past in the Present: the Art...

Orientamenti project

ORIENTamenti: Reshaping Past Traditions is a project promoted by the Siena Art Institute (SART) in collaboration with the Sienese Museums Foundation, the City of Colle Val d’Elsa and the Islamic Cultur...

ORIZZONTE SIENA: End-of-Semester exhibit...

Preparations are underway for the Siena Art Institute's End-of-Semester exhibit, which will open on Saturday Dec 13. Check out the Art and Society class blog for some snapshots of the final projects that...

Draupadi e il tiro dei dadi

Spettacolo realizzato in occasione di DONNE SEGNATE, 1° Convegno Internazione sulla Violenza Contro le Donne Sorde, Siena, 25 novembre 2014

Territories Symposium 14-15 Nov 2014

The "Territories" symposium will open on the evening of Friday November 14th with a reception and open studios showcasing student artist works-in-progress at the Siena Art Institute.  On Saturday No...

stARTers - Assaggi d'Arte - Fall 2014 series...

Every Tuesday at 6 pm.  A series of conversations with artists and creative professionals of international repute explores art as an inventive process, meeting of experiences, a tool for change. Followed ...

Meeting with Centro Pecci, Siena2019, Universita'...

Wednesday, July 30 in the Chapel of the mantle within the complex of Santa Maria della Scala, the director of the Centro Pecci, Fabio Cavallucci, met, along with the Mayor of Siena Bruno Valentini and t...

Summer course Font Design with Prof. Donald...

 Font Design Summer course, led by instructor Don Tarallo, with a great group of international students.  It's exciting to see how the projects are developing during this intensive course! For more in...

Presentation with July Resident Scott Gutterman...

The Blue Guitar: Poems about Painting, Painting about PoemsScott Gutterman's talk at Siena Art InstituteWhen artists are inspired by poets and poets are inspired by artists. This is the topic of the conversation...

Feeding the City, Symposium 25- 26 June...

PRODUCTION, REPRESENTATION AND ENGAGEMENTA Siena School for Liberal Arts & Siena Art Institute Symposium 25- 26 June 2014 For full coverage of the event, visit http://feedingthecity-sienaschool.tumblr.com/
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