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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, ...

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 ...

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....

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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/

Images from Portfolio Development Open Studio

Visit our facebook page for more images of our Open Studio event, featuring work created by our students of the Portfolio Development intensive course during the month of June:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1130157083667955.1073741851.161212727229067&type=3&pnref=story

Photography Prof. Jacqueline Tune, opening...

Thursday June 22, 6 pm,  Opening of "22 Castle Street" to view new work at the atelier/showroom of Jacqueline Tune and Rebecca Dyer Szabo.  Colle Val D'Elsa, Alto,  Via del Castello 22

Former student, Sofia Bteibet, in Prato exhibit...

Former student of the Siena Art Institute, Sofia Bteibet, has been included in the third appointment of TU35 in Prato! GUARDARSI INTORNO ("Look Around")Curated by Stefania Margiacchi with the contribution...

Open Studio June 25 5pm

You are invited Thursday June 25, from 5 to 6:30 pm to the Open Studio of our students who have spent the month of June in SIena for the Portfolio Development Summer Course (Siena Art Institute, via T....
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