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Franci Spring Festival

On Thursday May 3rd, the Franci Spring Festival opens, by the Higher Institute of Musical Studies "Rinaldo Franci" of Siena. The series of eight concerts will be hosted in Santa Maria della Scala and the...

Celebrations of Saint Catherine of Siena

On April 28th and 29th, there will be celebrations for St. Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Catholic Church and Co-Patroness of Italy and of Europe. She was proclaimed a saint in 1461, and is one of...

stARTers with Leslie Hirst

Tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the Siena Art Institute, there will be the weekly stARTers - Assaggi d'Arte talk, this week with Leslie Hirst. She is an interdisciplinary artist and RISD professor who works to break...

Four Days to Discover the Medici Fortress

From April 19th to 22nd, there will be meetings, guided tours, concerts, and activities for children at the Medici Fortress here in Siena. The purpose is to learn more about the history of an important...

Theatrical Visit to Sansedoni Palace

On April 17th, at 6:30 p.m., an expert in art history will discuss the rooms of Sansedoni Palace, along with animations, anecdotes, and stories put on by two performers. The cost of a ticket is 10 euros,...

Siena Meets the Cinema

The third edition of the Open Day at the Complex of San Marco will feature cinema. It opens Saturday, April 14th at 4 p.m., and will remain open until the 29th, every day from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Admission...

stARTers con John Kenneth Melvin

Tomorrow April 10th at 6 p.m. at the Siena Art Institute, there will be a stARTers talk with the new artist-in-residence, John Kenneth Murphy. He produces work in the public realm, and has a strong commitment...

Popular Ballad. Second Movement

Tonight, March 29th, at 9 p.m. at the Rinnovati Theatre, there will be a music and dance show! It's part of the Festival Siena Open City: a show that tells of love, joy, and politics in the seventies. Entrance...

Masters at Risk - March 23, 2018 to January...

The exhibition Masters "at risk" showcases eight large sculptures of male and female heads. They were originally part of the facade of the upper part of the Sienese Baptistery. They have been removed and...

Incontrocanto

On March 24th at 9 p.m. at the Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, there will be a concert of sacred and liturgical music. The concert is part of the musical season Laudetur 2018. For more...

stARTers con Matt Murphy

Tomorrow evening, March 20th, at 6 p.m at the Siena Art Institute, stARTers continues with a talk by Matt Murphy, the current artist-in-residence there. From Boston, the painter focuses on kinesthetic...

Festival of San Giuseppe

On March 19th, there is the Festival of San Giuseppe, starting at 8 a.m. at Via Duprè here in Siena, in the Contrada of Onda. There will be ceramics and Sienese pottery, and stands selling toys and sweets. The ...

stARTers con Giuseppe Gori Savellini

stARTers - Assaggi d'Arte (Tastes of Art) at the Siena Art Institute continues this week with a talk by Giuseppe Gori Savellini, a media communication expert. He will talk about cinema as a social art,...

Franci Festival

The Franci Festival is a festival of chamber music concerts organized by the Higher Institute Rinaldo Franci in Siena. Starting today, March 8th, is the fifth edition, held at Prato di Sant'Agostino at...

CiocoSi

From March 6th to 11th, the chocolate festival will be in Piazza del Campo! The best chocolate artisans of Italy will be there, and there will be tasters, performances, and more. For more information,...

Sculpture exhibit opening: Davide Dall'Osso

This Saturday March 3rd, a sculpture exhibit by Davide Dall'Osso opens! It will be at Galleria Cesare Olmastroni at Palazzo Patrizi, Via di Città, 75. The exhibit opens at 5 p.m. You'll be able to see ...

Dal Diario Senese: stARTers con Gabriel Feld

Tomorrow February 27th, at the Siena Art Institute, come see stARTers with Gabriel Feld, a printmaker, artist, teacher, and resident artist at Siena Art. He will be sharing a selection of works of art...

Book Presentation: Life in Syria

Tonight, February 22, at 7:30 p.m. Cacio e Pere club is hosting a book presentation of Syrian photography. The book shows the reality of what millions of Syrians live through each day. It displays the...

OFF SIDE - Jacqueline Tune, Irene Lupi

On February 20th, the exhibiton Off Side by Jacqueline Tune and Irene Lupi opens at Lombardi Arte at Via di Beccheria, 19 here in Siena. It will open at 6 p.m. and will be on view until February 27th from...

An Aperitif with the Art

On February 16, there will be a guided tour of the Ambrogio Lorenzetti exhibit at Santa Maria della Scala, followed by a glass of wine or prosecco at the Osteria Bonelli. The meeting point is in front...
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