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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!

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...

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...

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...

Exploring the historic center of San Gimignano

Our winter-term study-abroad students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago had the opportunity to tour the historic center of San Gimignano, a UNESCO world heritage site here in the Province...

Visit to Galleria Continua's Contemporary...

We enjoyed our visit today to Galleria Continua with our winter-term study-abroad art students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, seeing the contemporary art on display including work by...

Voci dal Vento - fino al 28 febbraio

Le ''voci dal margine'' negli scacciapensieri a vento di John K. Melvin al Santa Chiara Lab Anziani, disabili e studenti protagonisti dell’opera collettiva ideata dall’artista americano in residenza a S...

Madyha Leghari arrives for winter residency

On Friday Jan 17 arrives Madyha Leghari for the start of her winter residency at the Siena Art Institute, a visual artist and writer based in Lahore, Pakistan. Her first solo presentation, 'Notes Towards ...

Winter-Term Program with the School of the...

We are looking forward to hosting our winter-term students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in January 2020!  "Living the Past in the Present: the Art of the Archive" is part of SAIC's ...

End-of-Semester dinner

...And another amazing semester comes to an end! Thank you to all the international students, teachers and staff that took part in the our programs this Fall at the Siena Art Institute & Siena School...
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