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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...

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...

Wine & Siena

We're all ready to immerse ourselves in the charming world of wines. Next weekend from Friday, the 20th until Sunday, the 22nd we'll have the chance to taste the products of many local wine producers...

L'Epifania tutte le feste porta via

As every 5th of January of every year, kids are waiting for the Befana to bring them candies and little presents. Tonight, this ugly but nice old woman will pass by our houses to fill the long socks left...

Waiting for the New Year's Eve

The rich lunches and dinners of Christmas time with the family are just over and another big celebration is waiting for us. A few days left and we’ll be in 2017! Italy is not a big country but regions, v...

End of Semester Exhibition

Inauguration Saturday December 10th 2016, from 4 to 6 pm. Join us for the inauguration of our end-of-semester exhibition to view the works by the students of the Siena School for Liberal Arts and the ...

Holiday Market in Piazza del Campo

160 stalls, two days and one of the most beautiful Italian squares - Piazza del Campo: It's the "Mercato nel Campo" holyday market in Siena, open from 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. on Saturday and Sunday (Dec3&4). The...

A fantastic two day field trip!

It's the middle of October, the semester has started, teachers and students are getting to know each other and the courses are smoothly moving forward. The moment for our 2 day field trip has arrived! This...

Val d'Orcia field trip

Saturday September 24th we took our students to the first school field trip of the semester.After three weeks of Italian Intensive course (3 hours every day, plus a lot of homework!) the students deserved...

New "How It's Done" SSLA webseries with Lisa...

The Siena School for Liberal Arts is proud to present its new webseries "How It's Done" with artist and Drawing teacher Lisa Nonken! In this first episode, Lisa talks about materials used in drawing...

Fall 2016 Semester students in Siena!

Septermber 1, 2016 Fall Semester students arrived! The school's staff welcomed them at Florence Airport and, after three days of rest at the San Donato Agriturismo near the beautiful hill town of San...

SienAgosto 2016 begins!

(Scroll down for english text) Dieci giorni in compagnia di musicisti professionisti e semiprofessionisti giunti a Siena da 14 nazioni per perfezionare la propria arte canora e strumentale: è l’undicesima ed...

Sign Languages Summer 2016

The students have arrived for the 2016 edition of our summer program dedicated to Sign Languages! This Saturday we welcomed to Siena a group of 18 sign language students from some of the most important...
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