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About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Late Spring & Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, Post-Bac in Studio Art; MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MFA in Communication Design, Low-Residency MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

“Nonfinito” – SACI MFA Graduate Exhibition Opens Tomorrow at 6PM at SENSUS

NONFINITO APRIL 18-24, 2017 OPENING: TUESDAY, APRIL 18 AT 6PM FINISSAGE: MONDAY, APRIL 24 AT 3PM SENSUS – Luoghi per l’Arte Contemporanea Viale Antonio Gramsci 42, 50132 Florence, Italy Lina Bessonova Andrew G. Gatti Chanel Jami Hackett Leon T. Jones April Whoiwon Moon

“Nonfinito” – SACI MFA Graduate Exhibition Opens Tomorrow at 6PM at SENSUS

NONFINITO APRIL 18-24, 2017 OPENING: TUESDAY, APRIL 18 AT 6PM FINISSAGE: MONDAY, APRIL 24 AT 3PM SENSUS – Luoghi per l’Arte Contemporanea Viale Antonio Gramsci 42, 50132 Florence, Italy Lina Bessonova Andrew G. Gatti Chanel Jami Hackett Leon T. Jones April Whoiwon Moon

Upcoming SACI Exhibitions: April 13-24, 2017

SACI EXHIBITIONS APRIL 13-24, 2017 Don’t miss our upcoming exhibitions at SACI and in off-site galleries around Florence. NICODEMUS SPEAKS Performance by SACI MFA in Photography Student, Leon Jones. THURSDAY, APRIL 13 AT 5PM SACI’S JULES MAIDOFF PALAZZO Via Sant’Egidio 14 (entrance

Upcoming SACI Exhibitions: April 13-24, 2017

SACI EXHIBITIONS APRIL 13-24, 2017 Don’t miss our upcoming exhibitions at SACI and in off-site galleries around Florence. NICODEMUS SPEAKS Performance by SACI MFA in Photography Student, Leon Jones. THURSDAY, APRIL 13 AT 5PM SACI’S JULES MAIDOFF PALAZZO Via Sant’Egidio 14 (entrance

SACI Spring 2017 Sculpture class field trip to Pietrasanta + Carrara: bronze casting and marble carving

The Spring 2017 SACI sculpture class (undergraduate, post-bac, and MFA students) went on a field trip into the marble mountains of the Apuan Alps near Pietrasanta and Carrara to see bronze casting and marble carving in action. The class headed to Carrara and the quarries of

SACI Spring 2017 Sculpture class field trip to Pietrasanta + Carrara: bronze casting and marble carving

The Spring 2017 SACI sculpture class (undergraduate, post-bac, and MFA students) went on a field trip into the marble mountains of the Apuan Alps near Pietrasanta and Carrara to see bronze casting and marble carving in action. The class headed to Carrara and the quarries of

“Spazi di Esclusioni” Symposium Tonight at Villa Romana with Guests from SACI

Spazi di Esclusioni Symposium April 4, 2017 at 7:30pm Villa Romana – Florence, ITALY SPACES OF EXCLUSION: For the presentation of the book A Meditation on Violence, Villa Romana hosts a symposium that embraces various interventions about the horizons on

“Spazi di Esclusioni” Symposium Tonight at Villa Romana with Guests from SACI

Spazi di Esclusioni Symposium April 4, 2017 at 7:30pm Villa Romana – Florence, ITALY SPACES OF EXCLUSION: For the presentation of the book A Meditation on Violence, Villa Romana hosts a symposium that embraces various interventions about the horizons on

SACI Student Exhibitions in Florence this Week: “Memories (Un)told” and “Time and Silence”

MEMORIES (UN)TOLD APRIL 4-5, 2017 OPENING: TUESDAY, APRIL 4 AT 8PM Selected works by SACI Digital Multimedia students: Charle Buckley Cocoa Laney James Osborne Emily Rogers Jessica Park Memory as fiction or a constructed narrative. Memory as something fleeting, as an ephemeral being,

SACI Student Exhibitions in Florence this Week: “Memories (Un)told” and “Time and Silence”

MEMORIES (UN)TOLD APRIL 4-5, 2017 OPENING: TUESDAY, APRIL 4 AT 8PM Selected works by SACI Digital Multimedia students: Charle Buckley Cocoa Laney James Osborne Emily Rogers Jessica Park Memory as fiction or a constructed narrative. Memory as something fleeting, as an ephemeral being,

SACI Graduate Students Open Studios

Last week, SACI’s MFA (Studio Art, Photography, and Communication Design) and Post-Bac Students (Studio Art) opened their studios to the public at SACI’s Jules Maidoff Palazzo.

SACI Graduate Students Open Studios

Last week, SACI’s MFA (Studio Art, Photography, and Communication Design) and Post-Bac Students (Studio Art) opened their studios to the public at SACI’s Jules Maidoff Palazzo.

MIART – International Fair of Modern and Contemporary Art in Milan: March 31 – April 2, 2017

miart 2017 International Fair of Modern and Contemporary Art March 31–April 2, 2017 – Milan, Italy SACI MFA in Studio Art students are heading to Milan this weekend as a class for a busy itinerary with planned visits to miart,

MIART – International Fair of Modern and Contemporary Art in Milan: March 31 – April 2, 2017

miart 2017 International Fair of Modern and Contemporary Art March 31–April 2, 2017 – Milan, Italy SACI MFA in Studio Art students are heading to Milan this weekend as a class for a busy itinerary with planned visits to miart,

10 Years of European Alternatives at MAXXI Museum: March 26, 2017

Terzo Tempo / Overtime: 10 Years of European Alternatives March 26, 2017 (Noon – 9pm) – Rome, ITALY European Alternatives organizes Terzo Tempo / Overtime, a project in two parts happening over a day of debates and actions around the

10 Years of European Alternatives at MAXXI Museum: March 26, 2017

Terzo Tempo / Overtime: 10 Years of European Alternatives March 26, 2017 (Noon – 9pm) – Rome, ITALY European Alternatives organizes Terzo Tempo / Overtime, a project in two parts happening over a day of debates and actions around the

SACI Graduate Students Open Studios: Thursday, March 23, 7:30-9:00 pm

SACI Graduate Students Open Studios Thursday, March 23rd from 7:30-9:00 pm Studio Arts College International Palazzo Jules Maidoff Via Sant’Egidio 14, Florence – Italy SACI’s MFA (Studio Art, Photography, and Communication Design) and Post-Bac Students (Studio Art) will open their studios to

SACI Graduate Students Open Studios: Thursday, March 23, 7:30-9:00 pm

SACI Graduate Students Open Studios Thursday, March 23rd from 7:30-9:00 pm Studio Arts College International Palazzo Jules Maidoff Via Sant’Egidio 14, Florence – Italy SACI’s MFA (Studio Art, Photography, and Communication Design) and Post-Bac Students (Studio Art) will open their studios to

Applications Open for 2017–18 Artists Programs at Headlands Center for the Arts

Applications open for 2017–18 Artists Programs Residency + studio opportunities for artists worldwide & working across all disciplines Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center located in the Marin Headlands (Sausalito, California), and is a part of

Applications Open for 2017–18 Artists Programs at Headlands Center for the Arts

Applications open for 2017–18 Artists Programs Residency + studio opportunities for artists worldwide & working across all disciplines Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center located in the Marin Headlands (Sausalito, California), and is a part of

SACI Alum, Evan Morse, Receives Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship

Sculptor, Evan Morse (SACI, Spring 2008) was recently named a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship.

SACI Alum, Evan Morse, Receives Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship

Sculptor, Evan Morse (SACI, Spring 2008) was recently named a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship.

“Tatiana Stadnichenko: Broken Windows” in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery through April 8, 2017

Tatiana Stadnichenko: Broken Windows Through April 8, 2017 SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, Florence Broken Windows opened in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery last week with video projections and installations by Tatiana Stadnichenko, a Russian artist, recently graduated from the Bergen Academy of Art in Norway.

“Tatiana Stadnichenko: Broken Windows” in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery through April 8, 2017

Tatiana Stadnichenko: Broken Windows Through April 8, 2017 SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, Florence Broken Windows opened in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery last week with video projections and installations by Tatiana Stadnichenko, a Russian artist, recently graduated from the Bergen Academy of Art in Norway.

Daniele Bedini: From Earth to Space

“From Earth to Space: Space, Interior, and Product Designs by Daniele Bedini” in the SACI Gallery through April 7, 2017

From interiors of a space habitation module for the International Space Station, to plans for a moon’s greenhouse, to experiments with food on board a space station–the designs of Daniele Bedini are considered some of the most innovative and advanced in the world.

Daniele Bedini: From Earth to Space

“From Earth to Space: Space, Interior, and Product Designs by Daniele Bedini” in the SACI Gallery through April 7, 2017

From interiors of a space habitation module for the International Space Station, to plans for a moon’s greenhouse, to experiments with food on board a space station–the designs of Daniele Bedini are considered some of the most innovative and advanced in the world.

3 Exhibitions Not to Miss at Galleria Continua in San Gimignano through March 23, 2017

Not far from Florence, in San Gimignano, Galleria Continua hosts 2 contemporary art exhibitions.

3 Exhibitions Not to Miss at Galleria Continua in San Gimignano through March 23, 2017

Not far from Florence, in San Gimignano, Galleria Continua hosts 2 contemporary art exhibitions.

SACI Alumna, Terry Dwan, Talks About the Art of Designing Wood for RIVA 1920

Californian born, Italian by adoption, architect and designer Terry Dwan (SACI Alumna, 1978-79) started her fruitful cooperation with Riva 1920 in 1999 designing some of the best sellers of the whole collection using scented cedar, Kauri, and reclaimed wood. Read

SACI Alumna, Terry Dwan, Talks About the Art of Designing Wood for RIVA 1920

Californian born, Italian by adoption, architect and designer Terry Dwan (SACI Alumna, 1978-79) started her fruitful cooperation with Riva 1920 in 1999 designing some of the best sellers of the whole collection using scented cedar, Kauri, and reclaimed wood. Read

The MIA Photo Fair Returns to Milan: March 10-13, 2017

MIA PHOTO FAIR March 10th -13th, 2017 The Mall, Porta Nuova, Milan The MIA photography art fair in Milan returns March 10-13 for its seventh edition, taking place at The Mall, in the district of Porta Nuova. Featuring 80 galleries

The MIA Photo Fair Returns to Milan: March 10-13, 2017

MIA PHOTO FAIR March 10th -13th, 2017 The Mall, Porta Nuova, Milan The MIA photography art fair in Milan returns March 10-13 for its seventh edition, taking place at The Mall, in the district of Porta Nuova. Featuring 80 galleries