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International St. Petersburg
Art Academy in Florence
About School

the academy

The Academy has never changed its purpose of training talented artists. From the very beginning, the basis of this education has been a harmonious methodical system. This system has changed and improved, reflecting the new growing needs of the time. The Academy gives versatile, deep knowledge that enables our students to develop their artistic voice and work in various directions, from classical to contemporary art.

Saint Petersburg Art Academy in Florence is the first institution in Italy that represents the Classical Renaissance Traditions in figurative art, offering an academic course in Drawing, Painting and Restoration, based on the original program of the leading universities of Russia – globally recognized and highly appreciated worldwide.


Study the Classical Academic
Traditions of Art in
the Historical
Center of Florence

Didactics are based on both the original accredited state program of the Russian institutions, specialized in Culture and Art, and also on modern European academic program;

Guarantee for acquisition of basic knowledge that can be successfully applied in modern art;

Great quantity of practical work and assignments;

Location in a very heart of historic center of Florence in a splendid 15th century palace with a great history;

Academy offers a library and wireless connection on all its territory;

Academy’s staff also provides an assistance in finding an accommodation and administrative support.


St. Petersburg Art Academy in Florence has his classroom in the unique 500 sqm of 15-th century Ridolfi Palace, located in the historic center of Florence.
An easy reachable zone with the good infrastructure, only from:
- 100 m from Santo Spirito,
- 150 m from Palazzo Pitti,
- 300 m from Ponte Vecchio,
- 700 m from the Uffizi Gallery,
- 1 km from Santa Maria Novella railway station,
- 1,1 km from the Duomo Square and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

Let’s Get in Touch

Contact details

Phone: +39 055 035 1530
E-mail: info@florusart.com
Address: Palazzo di Cosimo Ridolfi  – via Maggio 15, 50125 Firenze
Monday — Friday 09:30 – 18:00

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