Colosseum

€80 million of finances for Italy’s culture and heritage sites including the Colosseum and the Ufizzi Gallery

Announced by Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini last month, the country will allocate €80 million euros worth of investments in some of Italy’s most important museums and heritage sites. In Florence, €18 million is intended for plans to enlarge the

Colosseum

€80 million of finances for Italy’s culture and heritage sites including the Colosseum and the Ufizzi Gallery

Announced by Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini last month, the country will allocate €80 million euros worth of investments in some of Italy’s most important museums and heritage sites. In Florence, €18 million is intended for plans to enlarge the

Uffizi

Italy appoints 20 new museum directors including 10 women, 7 foreigners

While many Italians were on holiday last month, the country’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, announced the names of new directors to 20 of Italy’s most prestigious museums, posts that were awarded in an international competition opened by

Uffizi

Italy appoints 20 new museum directors including 10 women, 7 foreigners

While many Italians were on holiday last month, the country’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, announced the names of new directors to 20 of Italy’s most prestigious museums, posts that were awarded in an international competition opened by

Khaldoon Daoud

“Khaldoon Daoud: Dialogue Between East and West” in the SACI Gallery, September 7 – October 2, 2015

Khaldoon Daoud: Dialogue Between East and West September 7 – October 2, 2015 Opening Reception: Monday, September 7 at 6pm The exhibition Dialogue Between East & West is a continuation of work about exploring diverse cultures by Khaldoun Daoud (born in Al

Khaldoon Daoud

“Khaldoon Daoud: Dialogue Between East and West” in the SACI Gallery, September 7 – October 2, 2015

Khaldoon Daoud: Dialogue Between East and West September 7 – October 2, 2015 Opening Reception: Monday, September 7 at 6pm The exhibition Dialogue Between East & West is a continuation of work about exploring diverse cultures by Khaldoun Daoud (born in Al

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SACI Alum, Josh Dorman (Spring 1987) exhibits a One New York Plaza: August 24-September 25, 2015

American Soil August 24 – September 25, 2015 One New York Plaza – New York, NY 8am – 7pm SACI Alum, Josh Dorman (Spring 1987) exhibits American Soil, an installation of twelve 7×9′ windows that weave together early 1900’s soil

american-soil

SACI Alum, Josh Dorman (Spring 1987) exhibits a One New York Plaza: August 24-September 25, 2015

American Soil August 24 – September 25, 2015 One New York Plaza – New York, NY 8am – 7pm SACI Alum, Josh Dorman (Spring 1987) exhibits American Soil, an installation of twelve 7×9′ windows that weave together early 1900’s soil

SACI MFA in Photography student and instructor, Romeo Di Loreto in the darkroom

Photography, darkroom, printing, digital multimedia, and video equipment and software at SACI

Did you know you can earn an MFA in Photography in a two-year program at SACI in Florence? Now in it’s second academic year, the MFA in Photography program welcomes new incoming students this fall. These are the facilities they

SACI MFA in Photography student and instructor, Romeo Di Loreto in the darkroom

Photography, darkroom, printing, digital multimedia, and video equipment and software at SACI

Did you know you can earn an MFA in Photography in a two-year program at SACI in Florence? Now in it’s second academic year, the MFA in Photography program welcomes new incoming students this fall. These are the facilities they

Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Milan

New luxury hotel designed by Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel Interiors: Mandarin Oriental in Milan

The Mandarin Oriental, a new luxury hotel, designed by internationally renowned studio Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel Interiors, recently opened in Milan. Four 18th-century palazzi were renovated from a former bank headquarters to create a contemporary and elegant space which fuses 1940s Milanese design

Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Milan

New luxury hotel designed by Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel Interiors: Mandarin Oriental in Milan

The Mandarin Oriental, a new luxury hotel, designed by internationally renowned studio Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel Interiors, recently opened in Milan. Four 18th-century palazzi were renovated from a former bank headquarters to create a contemporary and elegant space which fuses 1940s Milanese design

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SACI Sculpture class field trips around Florence: Medici Chapels, Accademia, Baptistry

The SACI sculpture class could have spent the entire summer term just visiting sculptures, monuments, and museums in Florence to see and study the work of the masters. How better to understand art than to see it in person? Florence

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SACI Sculpture class field trips around Florence: Medici Chapels, Accademia, Baptistry

The SACI sculpture class could have spent the entire summer term just visiting sculptures, monuments, and museums in Florence to see and study the work of the masters. How better to understand art than to see it in person? Florence

Photo by Ralph Gibson

Works by photographer and SACI Artists Council member, Ralph Gibson, in Bangkok through October 4, 2015

Selected Works by Ralph Gibson July 29 – October 4, 2015 RMA Institute – Bangkok, Thailand The RMA Institute proudly presents a photography exhibition by an iconic American photographer Ralph Gibson. Ralph Gibson has dedicated more than 40 years refining

Photo by Ralph Gibson

Works by photographer and SACI Artists Council member, Ralph Gibson, in Bangkok through October 4, 2015

Selected Works by Ralph Gibson July 29 – October 4, 2015 RMA Institute – Bangkok, Thailand The RMA Institute proudly presents a photography exhibition by an iconic American photographer Ralph Gibson. Ralph Gibson has dedicated more than 40 years refining

Paul Beel and Pietro Manzo

SACI Alum, Paul Beel, and SACI Instructor, Pietro Manzo – finalists in Figurativas 2015 competition in Barcelona

Figurativas is one of the most prestigious international art competitions in the contemporary art scene, held in Barcelona, Spain. The Fundació Privada de les Arts i els Artistes seeks to promote and spread Figurative Art, and its main task is

Paul Beel and Pietro Manzo

SACI Alum, Paul Beel, and SACI Instructor, Pietro Manzo – finalists in Figurativas 2015 competition in Barcelona

Figurativas is one of the most prestigious international art competitions in the contemporary art scene, held in Barcelona, Spain. The Fundació Privada de les Arts i els Artistes seeks to promote and spread Figurative Art, and its main task is

SACI scultpure class field trip to Carrara and Pietrasanta, Summer 2015

SACI sculpture class visits Carrara and Pietrasanta

This summer, the SACI sculpture class went on a field trip into the picturesque marble mountains of Pietrasanta and Carrara with their instructor, John Taylor. They were shown demonstrations on various classic and contemporary sculpture carving and casting techniques in

SACI scultpure class field trip to Carrara and Pietrasanta, Summer 2015

SACI sculpture class visits Carrara and Pietrasanta

This summer, the SACI sculpture class went on a field trip into the picturesque marble mountains of Pietrasanta and Carrara with their instructor, John Taylor. They were shown demonstrations on various classic and contemporary sculpture carving and casting techniques in

SACI Contemporary Art: Biennale and Beyond instructor, Richard Ingersoll, with SACI student at the Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale Program: Highlights of the SACI summer course in Venice

SACI’s Venice Biennale Program 2015 The SACI Summer 2015 Venice Biennale Program is quickly coming to a close. Here are some highlights of the inaugural edition of the program enjoyed by SACI students who were in Venice this month. This

SACI Contemporary Art: Biennale and Beyond instructor, Richard Ingersoll, with SACI student at the Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale Program: Highlights of the SACI summer course in Venice

SACI’s Venice Biennale Program 2015 The SACI Summer 2015 Venice Biennale Program is quickly coming to a close. Here are some highlights of the inaugural edition of the program enjoyed by SACI students who were in Venice this month. This

Tessilarte weaving studio for SACI courses

SACI’s Weaving courses held in historic Tessilarte weaving studio in Florence

In 2010, SACI weaving instructor, Patricia Kinsella opened “The Weaving Factory” in the historic weaving atelier of Tessilarte. The hand-weaving factory, originally specializing in the production of fabric for women’s wear, dates back to the 1920s. In 1947, the factory

Tessilarte weaving studio for SACI courses

SACI’s Weaving courses held in historic Tessilarte weaving studio in Florence

In 2010, SACI weaving instructor, Patricia Kinsella opened “The Weaving Factory” in the historic weaving atelier of Tessilarte. The hand-weaving factory, originally specializing in the production of fabric for women’s wear, dates back to the 1920s. In 1947, the factory

Medici Dynasty

The Medici Dynasty Show in Florence: learn about the Medici family, be entertained with high-tech theater

The Medici Dynasty Show This spring in Florence (just minutes away from SACI), a new and revolutionary international project of “infotainment” debuted in English, offering an opportunity to experience a modern masterpiece of artistic and historical ingenuity. With traditional costumes

Medici Dynasty

The Medici Dynasty Show in Florence: learn about the Medici family, be entertained with high-tech theater

The Medici Dynasty Show This spring in Florence (just minutes away from SACI), a new and revolutionary international project of “infotainment” debuted in English, offering an opportunity to experience a modern masterpiece of artistic and historical ingenuity. With traditional costumes

Tina Turner and Janis Joplin at the Madison Square Garden in New York, opening for Rolling Stones concert, November 27, 1969, copyright, Amalie R. Rotschild,

“Photographs of Amalie R. Rothschild: Eyewitness to the ’60’s Rock Revolution” in Pontassieve through September 26, 2015

Photographs of Amalie R. Rothschild: Eyewitness to the ’60’s Rock Revolution is currently on view at the Colonne del Palazzo Comunale di Pontassieve near Florence through July 26 and from August 29 – September 26, 2015. Photographer, filmmaker, and SACI Artists Council Member, Amalie R.

Tina Turner and Janis Joplin at the Madison Square Garden in New York, opening for Rolling Stones concert, November 27, 1969, copyright, Amalie R. Rotschild,

“Photographs of Amalie R. Rothschild: Eyewitness to the ’60’s Rock Revolution” in Pontassieve through September 26, 2015

Photographs of Amalie R. Rothschild: Eyewitness to the ’60’s Rock Revolution is currently on view at the Colonne del Palazzo Comunale di Pontassieve near Florence through July 26 and from August 29 – September 26, 2015. Photographer, filmmaker, and SACI Artists Council Member, Amalie R.

Jonathan Harwood, "Under the Stage"

SACI offers new Directed Independent Study option: “Theater, Body and Diversity” in Fall 2015

DIS: Theater, Body and Diversity (Instructor: Dejan Atanackovic) Beginning Fall 2015, SACI offers a new Directed Independent Study (DIS) option which is intended to explore the creative potential of a dialogue on diversity, through the language of theater and performance.

Jonathan Harwood, "Under the Stage"

SACI offers new Directed Independent Study option: “Theater, Body and Diversity” in Fall 2015

DIS: Theater, Body and Diversity (Instructor: Dejan Atanackovic) Beginning Fall 2015, SACI offers a new Directed Independent Study (DIS) option which is intended to explore the creative potential of a dialogue on diversity, through the language of theater and performance.

Elio Fiorucci

Italian Fashion Designer Elio Fiorucci passed away in Milan at age 80

The SACI community mourns the passing of Milanese fashion designer, Elio Fiorucci, which took place yesterday at age 80. Fiorucci was a member of the SACI Artists Council and in 2010, SACI proudly hosted him for an interview and exhibition

Elio Fiorucci

Italian Fashion Designer Elio Fiorucci passed away in Milan at age 80

The SACI community mourns the passing of Milanese fashion designer, Elio Fiorucci, which took place yesterday at age 80. Fiorucci was a member of the SACI Artists Council and in 2010, SACI proudly hosted him for an interview and exhibition