Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy, offers MFA courses in Studio Art (Painting or Drawing), Photography, and an MA in Art History, to students seeking immersion in the culture and art of Europe.
SACI’s MFAs in Studio Art and Photography are two-year, US-accredited degree programs. Studio courses offer time to develop individual practices and to explore diverse approaches, methods and technologies. Opportunities are given to develop personal directions and interests with chosen instructors and external professionals.
- Academic classes engage in the most important historical and contemporary critical debates.
- Studio visits with Italian and international artists place students directly into contact with the issues and practices of art.
- Field trips (to Berlin, London, Paris, etc.) are fundamental occasions to get inside the development and production of exhibitions.
In SACI’s MA in Art History, students enroll for one academic year from September through July, and earn 36 credits. They travel to art historically important sites and major museums throughout Italy and Europe, study historiography and research methodology in special Graduate Seminars, and focus on a broad range of art historical topics.
SACI also offers Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs in Studio Art and Conservation, and fall, spring, and summer courses for undergraduates and graduates.
The application and scholarship deadline for MFA and MA Programs is March 15.
To learn more, visit saci-florence.edu.
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Ten Painful Stories of the Dutch Colonial Slave Trade
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The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation Presents The Feminine in Abstract Painting
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Textured Histories at Shiprock Santa Fe
The Santa Fe gallery features Indigenous textiles and jewelry from the early 19th century to today.
Renaissance Portrait of “Ugly Duchess” Likely Depicts a Man
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NYU Steinhardt Opens 2023 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
Taking place at 80WSE Gallery in New York’s Greenwich Village, Part I is on view from late March through April while Part II opens in May.
Hokusai’s “Great Wave” Makes a Splash at Auction
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MTV’s The Exhibit Is Back With an Inflatable Dolphin
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Miniature Worlds: Joseph Cornell, Ray Johnson, Yayoi Kusama
Through small-scale works, this exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art in New York examines Cornell’s prominent role in the lives and careers of Johnson and Kusama.
Florida Principal Ousted Over “Pornographic” Michelangelo Sculpture
Parents complained that the famous sculpture was shown to their sixth graders.
Tickets to Sold-Out Vermeer Show Are Going for Hundreds
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The Wider World and Scrimshaw
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Three Looted Antiquities at the Met Repatriated to Turkey
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