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Italian Arts Courses in Florence, Italy

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Accademia Europea Di Firenze:
Accademia Europea di Firenze is a high quality Italian language, culture, art and music academy located right in the centre of historic Florence in Tuscany, Italy. At Accademia Europea di Firenze, we offer excellent quality courses in every subject we teach, through fully qualified and highly trained instructors. Our wide range of art, music and culture courses can be taken on their own or combined with Italian language courses.

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Art Courses:
- Appraisal of Antiques
- Ceramics
- Figure Drawing
- History of Florence Architecture
- Interior Design
- Oil Painting
- Photography
- Refurbishing
- Sculpture
- Sketches of Florence
- Watercolor

Music & Singing Courses:

- Baroque Opera Boot Camp
- Diction for Singers
- Group Singing
- History of Italian Music
- History and Language of Melodrama
- Interpretation of Chamber Lyrics
- Musical Instruments
- Neapolitan Song
- Opera Directing
- Opera Libretti
- Piano Accompaniment
- Piano - Elementary / Advanced
- Vocal Music of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Baroque
- Vocal Technique for Lyrical Singers

Culinary & Wine Courses:

- Cuisine
- Cuisine + Internship
- Cuisine + Wine
- Cuisine + Wine + Internship

Intensive Italian + Art Course:
The Italian + Art course combines the study of the Italian language with the study of artistic techniques and vocabulary. This course is very useful to students who are in training for entrance exams to art academies and universities.

In addition to the Standard Course, each student can choose to attend either one course (2 lessons/week), two courses (4 lessons/week), or three courses (6 lessons/week) from the list of art offerings. Although the students themselves are allowed to choose the courses they wish to attend, upon arrival in Florence, a committee of instructors will evaluate the level of the student, and when necessary will advise students on their choices.

Intensive Italian + Culture Course:
The Italian + Culture course is designed for students who wish to acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the history, language and culture of the Italian people. In addition to the Standard Course, each student can choose to attend either one course (2 lessons/week), two courses (4 lessons/week), or three courses (6 lessons/week) from the list of Italian culture offerings.

Intensive Italian + Music Course:
The Italian + Music course is designed for those interested in learning Music in addition to the Italian language. This course is useful for students who are in training for entrance exams to conservatories and music schools, or people who play as a hobby or as a profession.

In addition to the Standard Italian Course, each student can choose to attend either one course (2 lessons/week), two courses (4 lessons/week), or three courses (6 lessons/week) from the list of music offerings. Although the students themselves are allowed to choose the courses they wish to attend, upon arrival in Florence, an instructor will evaluate the level of the student, and advise students on their choices.

For further information on our Arts courses in Florence, please e-mail us via our Contact Page.

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Address: Via Roma 4, 50123 Florence, Tuscany, Italy
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Metallo Nobile, Florence
Courses / Programs
The school was estabished in 1998 and is located in the old part of Florence. There are classrooms for drawing and designing both by hand and by computer, and a large. fully-equipped workshops with individual professional workbenches, and the instruments and tools needed for the various specialisations as well as machinery for complete cycle casting. Courses are available for a minimum of one month and a maximum of a year and are aimed at those are newcomers to the craft and also those who already have some basic knowledge and wish to gain specialisation. Lessons are morning and afternoon every day from Monday to Friday. Lessons are held in Italian but we have a teaching assistant who can help students when they do not understand.
- Jewellery crafting (basic and advanced)
- Jewellery design and technical drawing
- 3D Computer design
- wax modelling
- Enamelling
- Casting
- Engraving
- Stone settng
- Chiselling / Embossing
IED - Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan
Courses / Programs
• IED - Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan is an accredited international higher educational school offering undergraduate degree, masters, continuing education and summer courses in the fields of Design, Fashion, Visual Communication and Management of creative industries to Italian and international students.

• The language of instruction is either English or Italian, and depends on the specific course.

• IED has signed agreements with several prestigious academic institutes to offer double-branded courses at home and abroad, whose final diplomas are accredited by the partner institutions.

• The institutions in question are the University of Westminster in London, UK, the International University of Applied Science in Bad Honnef, Germany and the Aldo Galli Academy in Como, Italy.
Bachelor of Arts Degree Programs:
- Full-time, 3 years

• BA Fashion Stylist
• BA in Fashion Marketing and Communication
• BA in Fashion Design
• BA in Jewelry Design
• BA in Interior Design
• BA in Product Design
• BA in Graphic Design
• BA in Photography

IED also provide full and part-time Master degrees, 1 Year, 3 Year, Summer & continuing education study programs to Italian and international students.
accademia d'arte
Courses / Programs
Accademia d'arte offers specialized art holidays in Italy. We are located at the border of the Italian Riviera and the famous French "Cote d'Azur", next to Monte Carlo.

International artist Nicole Durand offers painting, drawing and scuplture classes and workshops for beginner to advanced artists. Classes can be taught in English, Italian and French.

We also provide cooking lessons, food and wine testing, museum visits and other excursions to allow you to experience the Italian language and culture.

Each student is assigned a semi private studio to study and develop their own personal work, with 24 hour access, in a safe environment at the school.

Normally students come for short periods (one to 3 months) however there are many students who choose to remain longer. We organize housing for each student close to the studio. Non-painting partners are welcome.
Art Classes / Workshops (taught in English, French, or Italian)

- Painting
- Landscape drawing
- Sculpture

- We teach many techniques including on site drawing, learning about persperctive, watercolour, charcoal, anatomical studies, clay modelling, stone or wood carving.

- We also provide cooking lessons, food and wine testing, excusions including museums visits.
The Florence Art Studio
Courses / Programs
The Florence Art Studio offers custom-made, intensive art courses in drawing and painting for students of all levels and backgrounds in the heart of Florence city center.

Taught entirely in English, our intensive Art Program is divided into 6 separate modules covering drawing & painting skills, with each module serving as the foundation for the next. Alternatively, you can choose to take any module as a stand-alone course, from one week to a month or longer.

We help students achieve their goals in the most time-effective way possible through intensive individual training and one on one instruction.

Our students learn how to learn, be patient, disciplined, and objectively self-critical to transform every small obstacle or challenge into a rewarding lesson.

We seek students wishing to learn for self-improvement only. We do not offer academic credit, but we are affiliated with the British Institute of Florence, an accredited institution by the Tuscan government.

Student Testimonial:
"I enjoyed learning how each artist accomplished their work while learning the history as well. I highly recommend this type of art education to anyone interested in becoming an artist or if you already are and want to hone your skills.”
- Kelly Schlegel, Art Student, New Mexico, USA
Intensive Drawing & Painting Courses - Taught in English

- Main Art Program divided into six separate modules, each serving as the foundation for the next

- Can also choose to take any module as a stand-alone course

Course Options include:
- Intensive Drawing and Painting Program (all modules)
- 1-4 Week Drawing & Painting Course option
- Customized course in Drawing and/or Painting

Modules / Areas of Study:
• Cast Drawing
• Bargue Drawing
• Freehand Cast Drawing
• Portrait & Figure Drawing
• Still Life Painting
• Portrait & Figure Painting
IED Florence
Courses / Programs
IED Florence is a design school offering courses in Fashion, Design, Visual Arts & Communication in both English and Italian. IED Florence, a venue of intercultural exchange and experience dedicated to innovation and contemporary works, is located inside the House of Creativity, the recently restored campus in the Renaissance cloister of Santa Maria Maggiore, just a few meters from Brunelleschi's Dome.

Our courses are a perfect solution for students interested in a stimulating new experience in fashion and design. Following a precise methodology and guided by professors, who are all professionals from the chosen field, students will experience the development of a project specific to their interests.

IED is an international design training network. It offers three-year post-secondary school courses, advanced courses and Masters in Milan, Rome, Turin, Venice, Madrid, Barcelona and Sao Paulo. Although all the schools and all the campuses apply the same training method and have the same underlying objectives, each one has its own strong, autonomous personality, deriving from roots that delve deep into its host city’s hinterland, production fabric and culture.
Three Year Courses:
- Fashion Communication
- Interior Design
- Product Design
- Advertising Communication
- Shoes and accessories design (taught in Italian)

Masters Programs:
- Fashion events and public relations
- Graphic Design
- Arts Management

Semester and One Year Programs:
- Fashion Communication
- New Media Communication
- Fashion Events
- Fashion Marketing
- Fashion Communication and Marketing

Summer Courses:
- Italian Leather Design
- Fashion Events and PR
- Graphic Design and Portfolio
Florence Culinary Arts School
Courses / Programs
• Study Italian cuisine in the heart of Florence with Florence Culinary Arts School. We provide a wide range of Professional Chef courses year round and in summer, with long-term and short-term study options to students from around the world.

• In addition to our complete culinary training programs, we also provide short specialized courses and custom Italian Home Cooking programs.

• You will cover a range of recipes - from traditional to modern dishes. In addition, you will be exposed to the latest international culinary trends, as well as acquiring up to date information on culinary business practice.

• Our graduates are now playing active roles in diverse fields in the Italian culinary business worldwide. Our students gain hands-on culinary experience in Italy.

• What better place to learn about food than Florence - the capital of Fine Arts. The city is well known worldwide for its artistic heritage, but is also prominent in the field of gastronomy.

• Florence is blessed with a wide variety of ingredients, as Tuscany is known as the heart of Italian culinary tradition.

• Students in all of our courses are encouraged to learn from various experiences, not only to study in the school, but to go out and discover the wonders of Italian food.
Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Courses:
• Chef Training + Restaurant Internship
• Italian Cuisine Chef Training Course (8 weeks)
• Italian Cuisine Quick Learning Course (6 weeks)

Further Food & Beverage Courses:
• Italian Home Cooking classes
• 1-Day Short Cooking courses
• Restaurant Internship course
• Italian Language + Restaurant Internship
• Barista course
• Gelato course
• Sommelier course
• Italian Cooking Summer course
• Italian Cooking Christmas course
• Group training for Foreign Culinary Schools