Program Details

The late Spring/Summer terms take full advantage of the varied cultural, artistic, and social events that Florence and Italy offer during May, June and July. Two sessions: Late Spring (May-June) and Summer (June-July).
Location:
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
SACI is the oldest and most prestigious American art school in Florence. The institution was founded in 1975 by painter Jules Maidoff, whose goal was to offer the finest and most challenging training to the next generation of artists, art historians, and art conservators, as well as the opportunity to live out a full, first-hand immersion within Florentine culture and customs. Founded in1975, SACI offers Academic Year Abroad, Academic Semester Abroad, Summer Studies, MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MA in Art History, MFA in Communication Design, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs in Conservation and Studio Art.

The late Spring/Summer terms take full advantage of the varied cultural, artistic, and social events that Florence and Italy offer during May, June and July. Two sessions: Late Spring (May-June) and Summer (June-July).

Florence, which combines some of the world's greatest artistic treasures with a surrounding countryside of remarkable beauty, is the ideal place for your summer studies. Florentine weather is at its very best in these months, providing an ideal environment for what many students have defined as a "life-changing experience." SACI’s mission is to provide undergraduate and graduate students with a challenging, life-enhancing experience in the center of Florence in traditional and contemporary studio arts, design, conservation, and art history. Students directly access centuries of Italian culture through a wide range of courses of academic excellence. SACI engages in leading areas of research and exploration, interacts with the community through artistic and social programs, and prepares students to excel in their chosen field.
Setting Description:
SACI's main facilities are two beautiful historical palazzi in the center of Florence: the Palazzo dei Cartelloni, acquired in 1999, and the Palazzo Jules Maidoff for the Visual Arts, acquired in 2010.
Cost:
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