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August 18 to Oct 26 Siena's cathedral pavement...

From August 18 to Oct 26 the masterpiece of Siena's cathedral pavement will be on view to the public! A must-see in Siena!   Created between the 14th and 16th centuries, the cathedral floor is like a...

EstatinSiena - Summer in Siena

There are so many events taking place in Siena this summer! Follow this link for more info about EstatinSiena (Summer in Siena), great calendar of of cultural events promoted by the Municipality of Siena...

Arcobaleno d'Estate Festival

There's so much happening in Siena! This weekend is Tuscany's Arcobaleno d'Estate summer festival, with lots of events taking place in Siena and throughout the region!  You can get more info at the website:  www.arcobalenodestate.it

June 5 is #WorldEnvironmentDay!

Today it's #WorldEnvironmentDay! Did you know that Siena, as a community, is especially conscious about climatechange and environmental issues? The whole city is carbon free!  

Happy Italian Republic Day!

June 2 is a National Holiday in Italy, the "Festa della Repubblica" commemorating the 1946 referendum when, following World War 2, the Italian people voted to determine the country's form of government....

Bill Viola. Rinascimento elettronico

Still on display the exhibition "Bill Viola. Rinascimento elettronico" at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence. Our Painting teacher brought her Siena School students to see the exhibit a few weeks ago. Everybody ...

Buon viaggio to our Spring 2017 students!

Yesterday the Spring 2017 semester officially came to an end with our Final Critique and traditional Final Dinner. Good luck to all our students - keep working to make the world an amazing, diverse, friendly...

End-of-Semester Exhibition Opening Saturday...

Join us for the end-of-semester exhibition opening this Saturday from 4-6pm with artworks and creative writing from the students of the Siena School for Liberal Arts and the Siena Art Institute! The exhibit...

Snapshots from our weekend trip to Lazio,...

We had a great field trip with our Spring semester students from the Siena School for Liberal Arts and our partner school the Siena Art Institute. We visited Tuscania, the unusual Giardino dei Tarocchi...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: MapMyArt Logo Design

The Siena Art Institute Onlus, a non-profit school and association devoted to the exploration of the social function of art, announces a contest for the design and creation of the visual identity of the...

World Drawing Day

Today is the Worldwide day for Drawing! Here at the Siena School and the Siena Art Institute, we are very excited about drawing. So excited, in fact, that we have been releasing a whole series of videos...

The Anniversary of the Liberation of Italy

Here in Italy, April 25th is a national holiday. Today we celebrate the anniversary of the Liberation of Italy from Nazifascism in 1945. Schools are closed, parades are organized, and people are in the...

Call for Applications

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Florenart3 - Rinascimento digitale per la sostenibilità del contemporaneo PERIODO DI SVOLGIMENTO DEL PROGETTO Residenza: maggio/novembre 2017 Inaugurazione: dicembre 2017 I ...

Art Opening at Sator Print, in Siena

Tonight, April 20th, on via Stalloreggi, there will be an exhibition opening of new works by local artist Giacomo Ricci. The exhibition is titled "Uno Spessore Fatto di Quasi Niente" or A Depth made of...

Chocolate Fest Takes Over Il Campo!

This week, you may have noticed a forest of small wooden huts sprang up around the Piazza del Campo. Now, here is the time for CiocoSi Chocolate Festival! In addition to being a great open air market...

Giornate FAI di primavera

The Spring came and also this year, as always during this time of the year, the FAI (Fondo per l'Ambiente Italiano) organizes a two day celebration of our great artistic and historical heritage: Giornate...

National Landscapes Day

Over 120 events have been planned today in museums all across Italy to celebrate the first edition of the National Landscapes day. Undersecretary Ilaria Borletti Buitoni said that the focus would be on...

Stazioni Lunari at Teatro dei Rinnovati

It will be entirely made of women the cast of "Stazioni Lunari" for the performance at Teatro dei Rinnovati this Wednesday, March 8th at 9:15 PM, in order to celebrate this 2017 Women's Day. Ginevra di...

Assisi, the First Field Trip of Spring 2017

On Friday, February 24th, students from both the Siena School and the Siena Art Institute embarked on the first field trip of the semester, to the historic city of Assisi! Assisi is best known for being...

Tour of the Fontegiusta Church and Concert

SUNDAY the 5th at 4pm is a Free Guided Tour of the Fontegiusta Church and a Free Concert with the Polifonici Senesi Choir - in which part of our faculty currently sings. The church is located on Via F...
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