SACI’s two galleries feature art and design works by our students as well as by emerging and established artists and designers. These galleries serve as focal points of contemporary art in Florence.
SACI Galleries Highlight Art & Design Works by Our Students + Major Contemporary Artists/Designers
From new to internationally-renowned, artists and designers featured in SACI’s Galleries play key roles in Florence’s cultural world. Numerous SACI students exhibited for the first time in one of our Galleries before going on to pursue successful art and design careers. Internationally-renowned artists and designers, such as Beverly Pepper and Elio Fiorucci, have exhibited their latest works at SACI.
The Galleries in our main building, the Palazzo dei Cartelloni, and in SACI’s Jules Maidoff Palazzo for the Visual Arts provide professional exhibition spaces for works in all media.
SACI’s Palazzo dei Cartelloni Gallery was designed by Architect Paolo Bulletti and its renovation was made possible in part through a generous donation by sculptor and SACI Artists Council member Roger Phillips. The SACI Gallery is approximately 675 square feet, has high vaulted ceilings, movable partition walls, and is adjacent to our courtyard garden. At the end of the Fall and Spring semesters, the gallery hosts group exhibitions of works by SACI Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, and Photography students.
SACI’s Jules Maidoff Gallery is approximately 500 square feet and also has vaulted ceilings and is next to another of our gardens. One-person exhibitions of works by SACI graduate students regularly alternate with group and solo exhibitions of works by emerging and established artists and designers. At the conclusion of each Fall and Spring semester, the gallery features works by SACI Design and Book Arts students.