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Meeting master stone-carver Maestro Frati

We had the very special experience to meet master stone-carver Maestro Frati and to see his studio space in front of Siena's synagogue, just around the corner from Piazza del Campo. Maestro Frati is truly...

Visiting exhibition at Spaziosiena

Today we visited the current contemporary art exhibition at Spaziosiena, "Forme Instabili" with our study abroad students from Siena Art Institute & Siena School for Liberal Arts. A really interesting explora...

Tempo Zulu walk with Bernardo Giorgi

This morning artist Bernardo Giorgi took our students on a walk to discover some of the stones of the Tempo Zulu project.  For more info on these site-specific interventions in the streets of Siena, visit ...

Studio visits with Sienese artisans

This evening we were able to see the fascinating studio of multi-media artist and metalsmith Laura Brocchi, whose family comes from many generations of Sienese metalsmiths. Yesterday our study abroad students g...

Exploring the cabinets of curiosities at...

Just down the block from the Siena Art Institute here in the city’s historic center, we visited the Fisiocritici Museum to explore their cabinets of curiosities.  The Accademia de’ Fisiocritici was founde...

Exploring local traditions & crafts at the...

Today we visited the Tartuca Contrada Museum, exploring local traditions and crafts, and learning about the history of our neighborhood.  Our special guide was architect Annunziata de Comite, who was ...

City Arts Open Day 6 Feb

It is crucial to the mission of the Siena Art Institute Onlus to serve as a resource for our local community. Throughout the year, we offer a variety of City Arts Programs for children and adults.   Arte, ar...

Looking ahead to Spring Semester 2019, beginning...

We are looking ahead to the start of our Spring 2019 semester, which will begin on Thursday January 24th and will run through May 17th!   Detailed information about our spring calendar can be found o...

Exploring Sienese Geology with SAIC students

Exploring the many layers of Sienese geology with geologist Prof. Marco Giamello and his colleages the University of Siena's Department of Physical, Earth and Environmental Sciences with our winter-term study abr...

SAIC Students Visiting the Crete Senesi

We spent a beautiful day in the Crete Senesi with the students and faculty from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's First-Year Scholars Program, hosted by the Siena Art Institute for their winter-term...

Firenze Trips with SAIC winter-term students

We led two action-packed trips to the nearby city of Florence with our winter-term study abroad art students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as part of their intensive course "Living the...

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Winter-term...

We're looking forward to the arrival of our winter-term students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's First-Year Scholars Program. Their course "Living the Past in the Present: the Art of ...

Inaugurazione della mostra Cantiere Patrimonio...

7 dicembre 2018, dalle 16.00 alle 18.00Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei FisiocriticiPiazzetta Silvio Gigli 2, 53100 Siena (SI)INAUGURAZIONE DELLA MOSTRA CANTIERE PATRIMONIOIngresso Libero   ...

Jeewi Lee Artist's Talk Dec 4th

Artist Jeewi Lee was born in Seoul, lives in Berlin, and is currently a Fellow at Villa Romana in Florence. At the Siena Art Institute for "StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte" she will discuss the opportunities...

Getting ready for the end-of-semester exhibition

We’re in the final stretch, with a flurry of activity getting ready for the end-of-semester exhibition for the Fall 2018 semester, which will have it’s inauguration event Saturday Dec 8th form 4-6pm at ...

StARTers with Musicologist Guido Burchi Nov...

Questo martedì 27 novembre alle 18.00, in Via Tommaso Pendola 37 (primo piano) il musicologo senese Guido Burchi torna agli StARTers - Assaggi d'Arte del Siena Art Institute!Protagonisti di questo incontro, ...

StARTers with Florentine artist Luca Mauceri...

Luca Mauceri sarà protagonista del prossimo incontro del ciclo "StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte", gli aperitivi con le grandi personalità del mondo dell'arte e della cultura locale e internazionale. (ENGLISH T...

Nov 13 StARTers with Monica Bock, Artist-in-Residence

 Tuesday Nov 13th 2018 6pm, Siena Art Institute (Via Tommaso Pendola 37, Siena) For the weekly series "StARTers: Assaggi d'Arte", American sculptor Monica Bock will discuss her ongoing project "On the W...

Special Talk Tues Nov 6th with 4 Emerging...

Tornano gli StARTers - Assaggi d'Arte del Siena Art Institute, conversazioni informali e aperitivi a ingresso libero con i protagonisti del mondo della cultura italiana e internazionale! (ENGLISH TEXT...

Mid-Term Projects on Art & Society Course...

Check out the blog for our Art & Society course for updates about the current & recent projects of our Fall 2018 semester students at the Siena Art Institute! www.sienaart.blog There have been many interesting...
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