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The Malta Society of Arts was established in 1852, and is Malta’s oldest institution for the promotion of the arts and crafts. Impressum: The Malta Society of Arts is based at Palazzo de La Salle, 219 Republic Street, Valletta VLT1116, … Continue reading

Winter Courses applications now open!

While our Summer Courses are going strong, you can already apply for our Winter Courses starting this October! We have a series of fantastic courses to offer, including some exciting new ones. Full time-table will be up soon!

MSA Winter Course 2016-17

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Members’ Annual Exhibition not taking place this year

This year the Malta Society of Arts will not be holding the Members’ Annual Exhibition due to the rehabilitation and conservation works on the upper floor of the Palazzo de La Salle. We look forward to organising the Members’ Annual Exhibition again next year when the premises will be available for use. We thank you for your understanding.

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Summer Courses at MSA

 

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more info, please visit our Courses page here: http://artsmalta.org/courses

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LCM Diploma Graduation Ceremony

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Mr Hugh Sutton – examiner for the LCM Spring 2016 Practical exams

Hugh SuttonHugh Sutton began his musical career as a chorister of Wimborne Minster. He read Music at the University of East Anglia during which time he was a Choral Scholar and then Lay Clerk with the choir of Norwich Cathedral with whom he made international tours, CD recordings and BBC Radio broadcasts. He studied Organ with Adrian Lucas and singing with David Pollard. Hugh went on to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, during which time he worked with William Christie as a soloist, filming Purcell’s ‘Faery Queen’ for Channel 4.

Hugh Sutton also sang regularly with the Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral as well as deputising with many professional choirs in London. He has appeared as a soloist with numerous choral societies throughout the country and in Europe, working with conductors including Sir George Guest and Sir David Willcocks.

Hugh gained his Masters in Education from the University of Exeter He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2008 and Freeman of the City of London in 2012.

Prior to leading the Music Department at St Mary’s Calne, Hugh Sutton was Director of Music at the Royal Russell School in Croydon, Conductor of the Carshalton Choral Society and Director of Music at St Michael’s Church West Croydon. Hugh continues to pursue a busy career as a Bass soloist, teacher and examiner across the country.

The London College of Music Spring practical exams will be held at Palazzo de La Salle between the 9th and the 25th May 2016.

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Palazzo de La Salle on TVM

MadwarnaPalazzo de La Salle will be featured in Salvu Mallia’s popular TVM programme “Madwarna” on Monday 11th April 2016 at 18:15pm.

Not to be missed.

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Committee of the MSA for 2016-2017

Recently the MSA held its AGM for 2016 and the new Committee for 2016 -2017 is made up as follows:

Arch. Adrian Mamo
President

Mr Joseph Spiteri Staines
Vice-President

Mr Stephen Sant’Angelo
Hon. Secretary

Ms Dorothy Meli
Hon. Treasurer

Mrs Marika Azzopardi
Member

Mr Roderick Camilleri
Member

Mrs Margaret Farrugia
Member

Mr Francis Galea
Member

Arch. Ms Elisa-Anne Tonna
Member

Mr Norman Cristina
Govt. Representative

Mr Joe Scerri
Manager

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Summer Courses in visual, applied & performing arts at the MSA

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More than forty-five courses in visual, applied and performing arts will be organised by the Malta Society of Arts during the summer period at its premises, Palazzo de La Salle, 219 Republic Street Valletta. Each of the visual and applied arts courses consists of nine sessions of two and half hours each, once a week Monday to Saturday as per Time-Table. As regards the Human Figure – Nude, lessons are held Monday from 2.00pm to 5.00pm or 5.00pm to 8.00pm. Courses start from the second week of July and come to an end on the first week of September 2014. Music lessons are also held in the afternoon on Mondays till 8.00pm.

Visual Arts Courses: Art for Children 4 – 6 years, Art for Children 7 – 10 years, Art for 11 years and over, Art for Leisure 50+, Arts & Crafts 6 – 10 years, Clay Modelling, Human Figure – Nude, Manga Art, and Wood Sculpture.

Applied Arts Courses: Cake Decorating 12 – 15 years, Cake Decorating 16 years and over, Cake Decorating Part ll, Cottage Crafts, Crochet, Dress Making, Embroidery, Embroidery in Gold, Ganutell, Cross Stich, Cut Work, Hansa, Hardanger, Patchwork, Glass Painting, Parchment, Plastic Canvas, Knitting, Lace Making, Monastery and Tailoring.

Performing Art Courses: Drama for Fun (10 – 15 years), Guitar (Electric/Acoustic/Classical), Pianoforte, Violin, Theory of Music and Voice Studies (Pop/Classic).

A first come-first served system is being adopted for bookings.

More information on these courses and how to apply may be obtained from theMalta Society of Arts, Palazzo de La Salle, 219 Republic Street, Valletta, Monday to Friday between 8.00am and 3.00pm, tel. no: 21244339 / 21244400, or by email on info@artsmalta.org or visiting the MSA’s website at www.artsmalta.org

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‘In Transition’

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Preparations are in full swing for ‘In Transition’, which will be held on the 8th April, at 19:00 at the MSA (Palazzo de La Salle, 219, Republic Street, Valletta). Join us for an open discussion related to the theme of academic and practical experience beyond the Maltese shores. The aim of this event is to create a space for anyone to share their story of risk, experimentation, and growth when living , working ,or studying abroad. ‘In Transition’ is hosted by Joe Philippe Abela with the participation of Niki Young, Stephanie Abela Medici, Matthew Mallia, Maxine C Attard, Malcolm Bonello and Karl Kaiser.

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Carmine Lauri presented with the Gold Medal 2015

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