Volterra’s Art School

The greatest have taught here

The building that is now home to the State Institute of Art was a project of architect Bruno Colivicchi. The contracts for the works were signed in the summer of 1931 and the building was finished after a few months, in 1932.
The school has the shape of an M, after Mussolini, and is a beautiful building with a linear style, characteristic of the Fascist time.
The building started its function as an art school in the academic year 1932/33. At first it mainly handled alabaster, but it was divided into different sectors in the 1960s: alabaster, wood and metals.

Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina Valdera S.c.r.l.
Piazza dei Priori 19/20 - 56048 Volterra (PI) - PIVA 01308340502
Operation/Project allocated within the framework of the POR FESR Tuscany 2014-2020