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July 31 deadline for Fall 2020 SNF-SART Scholarship

Supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), the SNF-SART Scholarship Program is open to 2 Greek students fully enrolled in a degree program in university art programs and art academies, concentrating...

Exhibit with Silversmithing instructor Laura...

Yesterday our silversmithing instructor Laura de Tanti participated in an outdoor group exhibition in Siena organized by the LOLOLA' collective and two of our former students were able to attend together wit...

Dai una voce a Siena - Stories that must...

Dai una voce a Siena - Stories that must be told (clicca qui per il testo in italiano) From an idea by Bik Van der Pol and Antonia Liguori in collaboration with RadioArte The Siena Art Institute presents...

Siena Art Institute Newsletter

Since events are evolving rapidly around the globe, here is a newsletter with some updates on our activities at the Siena Art Institute and the Siena School for Liberal Arts. As our digital initiatives con...

Extended Deadline & Calendar Updates for...

Due to uncertainties for international travel amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to shift the calendar of our Fall 2020 semester at the Siena Art Institute and our partner program the...

StARTers Live: May 12 with Nicoletta di Gaetano

(clicca qui per il testo in italiano) We hope you can join us for our live broadcast on our Facebook page tomorrow Tuesday May 12! Nicoletta di Gaetano will speak to the public for StARTers LIVE! Tuesday...

Project Underway: CErTiFY | Erasmus+, European...

Between today and tomorrow the Siena Art Institute participates in the second Project Meeting for #CErTiFY, a project funded by the EU through the Erasmus + program: together we seek innovative methods...

StARTers Live! online broadcast series

Clicca qui per il testo in italiano EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY AT 5:30pm Siena (11:30 am NYC) FACEBOOK.COM/SIENAART STARTERS LIVE!Artists from around the world speak about ...

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Ciao from Siena! Although the Siena Art Institute's building is temporarily closed amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, our spring activities are continuing through online platforms: StARTers Live: Digital...

StARTers Live! Begins April 21 & May 9 Spring...

Clicca qui per testo in italiano EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY AT 5:30pm Siena (11:30 am NYC) FACEBOOK.COM/SIENAART STARTERS LIVE!Artists from around the world speak about ...

Celebrating Leonardo da Vinci

April 15 is the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci who was born here in our region of Tuscany in 1452! Here are two artworks by him which can be seen at the Gallerie degli Uffizi in Florence, the Annunciation and...

Happy Easter!

Our photography teacher, Jacqueline Tune, proposed a fun project for each student to create a self-portrait photograph wearing an "Easter Bonnet" they have designed themselves.  Needless to say, materials ...

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 ...

AARGH European Project Activities Underway

The Siena Art Institute is participating in a project funded by the European Erasmus+ Program is AARGH!! - Art Against Radicalism and Genocide and for Human-rights!! This is an innovative multi-media,...

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!
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