PREVIEW "Il Punto / The Point" our new location June 8 2019, 3-5pm

The Siena Art Institute is very happy to announce the Preview Event June 8 at our new location in Siena, "Il Punto / The Point," located alongside the historic city gate Porta Romana (street address via Enea Silvio Piccolomini 2, Siena).  (clicca qui per il testo in italiano)

Please contact us if you are able to join us for the Preview event on June 8 (

Il Punto / The Point will be the new home of our 3 organizations: The Siena Art Institute, The Siena School for Liberal Arts, and the Mason Perkins Deafness Fund.  

Together, our organizations offer a wide array of cultural programs to serve local and international communities, including study-abroad programs, intensive courses, workshops, conferences, residencies, and special events. Our areas of focus include creative arts, interdisciplinary studies, sign language, and sustainability.

The Preview event on June 8 2019 will begin at 3pm at our new location with an "Open Studio" featuring work by our current artists-in-residence and video footage of our recent activities. 

The evening of June 8 will continue with a talk at 5:15pm at the Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena (Palazzo Sansedoni, Via Banchi di Sotto 34, Siena) "Art, at what price?", with presentations by Nathaniel Kahn (director of "The Price of Everything") Zhanna Kadyrova (artist, Venice Biennale 2019) Kuralai Abdukhalikova (vice-director of Les Moulins, Galleria Continua, Paris) and moderated by artist Jane South (Advisory Board of the Siena Art Institute and Chair of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute, NY).  Presentations in English.

Please confirm by email if you are able to attend the Preview event at Il Punto/The Point from 3-5pm on June 8 and/or the panel discussion "Art, at what price?" panel discussion at 5:15 pm the Fondazione Monte dei Paschi (

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