NEWSLETTER NO. 47
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NEWSLETTER NO. 46
SACI instructors Karen Yurkovich and Daria Filardo teach new courses for SACI's new MFA program. New courses announced in Contemporary Art & Design. Plus, a photography workshop at Montevarchi and SACI students to restore part of the Pergola Theater.
NEWSLETTER NO. 45
SACI announces its new two-year MFA program, an exciting new opportunity for graduate students. Also featured: the new Artisan Apprenticeship course and Consortium artist/scholar residency program.
NEWSLETTER NO. 44
SACI announces two major scholarships: the full-tuition SACI ICFAD Scholarship and the $1,500 SACI Alumni Heritage Scholarship for children of SACI alumni, making "the SACI experience" a possibility for even more students.
NEWSLETTER NO. 43
November 18, 2010 marked the official inauguration of the Jules Maidoff Palazzo for the Visual Arts, a beautiful Renaissance palace owned by SACI on via Sant’Egidio 14, 2 blocks from Florence’s famed Duomo. SACI now owns two historic palaces in Florence!
NEWSLETTER NO. 42
SACI’s main building, the historic Palazzo dei Cartelloni, was built on the foundations of the houses where Francesco Del Giocondo once lived. Many scholars believe that Leonardo's Mona Lisa
is a portrait of Francesco's wife.
NEWSLETTER NO. 41
With the purchase of a Renaissance palazzo two blocks from Florence’s famed Duomo, SACI now owns two historic palaces in the heart of Florence. Starting in January 2010, SACI will offer additional classroom space on via Sant'Egidio 14.
NEWSLETTER NO. 40
During the 10th Annual SACI Consortium meeting, coordinated by SACI founder and director emeritus Jules Maidoff, participants explored ways to establish stronger ties between SACI and Consortium schools.
NEWSLETTER NO. 39
DAVID HOCKNEY was a special guest speaker at a SACI symposium on "Painted Optics," held in September in SACI’s Palazzo dei Cartelloni and the Uffizi Gallery Library.
NEWSLETTER NO. 38
According to SACI art conservation instructor Roberta Lapucci, a painting sent from Malta for restoration by SACI students and faculty was conceived and begun by the great Italian painter Caravaggio.
NEWSLETTER NO. 37
A 32nd-Anniversary Event Celebrating SACI’s Artists, Alumni, & Advocates was held on June 13 at Salander O’Reilly Galleries in New York City. Artworks by SACI Artists Council members, faculty, and alumni were sold to raise funds for SACI.
NEWSLETTER NO. 36
Changing Lives - Artworks by SACI Artists Council members, faculty, and alumni will be on sale to raise funds for SACI’s Scholarships and Conservation programs.
NEWSLETTER NO. 35
On May 26 and 27, SACI alumni from throughout the world met in Florence to celebrate SACI's 30th anniversary
NEWSLETTER NO. 34
"What is it I really am willing to do to find out about myself?" For Jules Maidoff, founder and director emeritus of SACI, the past 30 years have been a series of responses to that question.
NEWSLETTER NO. 33
At the begining of this year's Fall term, two very special exhibitions by SACI Artists Council members Beverly Pepper and Amalie R. Rothschild were featured in the SACI Gallery
NEWSLETTER NO. 32
Students in SACI's Conservation of Archaeological Objects class have the unique opportunity to work on the restoration of objects from 7th-century B.C. Picenian tombs
NEWSLETTER NO. 31
SACI is delighted to announce the establishment of the Elizabeth W. Sackler Museum Educational Trust SACI Scholarship, to be awarded annually to a woman who exhibits exceptional artistic excellence.
NEWSLETTER NO. 30
SACI participated in a week-long gathering in Florence of seventeen National Advisory Board members of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington D.C.).