The Malta Society of Arts was established in 1852, and is Malta’s oldest institution for the promotion of the arts and crafts.


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Ziguzajg Festival at Palazzo de La Salle

As part of Żigużajg Arts Festival (, the Malta Society of Arts will be hosting 2 shows at the Palazzo de La Salle.

The Dutch group Piip and Tuut will be performing their shows Piip and Tuut at Dinner and Piip and Tuut at Concert (both for ages 6+) on different dates and times during the festival.

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Maltese actor and comedian Chris Dingli will be performing ‘Shakeshorts presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (for ages 9+). In Chris’s words “Shakeshorts presenteth unto you, a rendition of Shakespeare that hath been condensed in length and acted out in brevity using wit, jest and silly hats: perfect for young minds full of mischief.”


More details for all the shows can be found on our events pages.

We hope to see you a lot of you there!


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Notte Bianca at Palazzo de La Salle

This Saturday 1 October, our Palazzo de La Salle will be open for Notte Bianca between 7pm-midnight! Entrance is free, so come join us for this magical night of art and music.

Palazzo de La Salle

Present at the Palazzo, there will be two of our piano teachers, Anna Maria Cassar and Anna Duca, who will be interacting with some of their students from different levels.

We will also be hosting six of our Member Artists to showcase and interact with the public during this beautiful event. The participating artists are the following (in alphabetical order):

Joanna Azzopardi
Benny Brimmer
Audrey Falzon
Annie Ringland
Ramon Vella Bamber
Izzy Warrington

Come say hello and join our team of artists, teachers and students!

See you on the 1 October for Notte Bianca Valletta!


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AMuSE Project

AMuSE – standing for ‘Artistic Multi Unique Sensorial Experience’ – is an artistic project being proposed and led by the MSA.


Creative Europe Desk Malta and MSA organised a workshop to discuss ideas and budgets and outline the project’s activities. The workshop, held at the Corinthia Palace Hotel on the 22 July 2016, was also attended by the Italian partner from Terre dei Savoia Association (attendees pictured above).

The project partners are the following:

1) Malta Society of Arts – Leading Partner / Applicant (Malta)
2) Business Development Friesland – Inqubator Leeuwarden Kanselarij (Netherlands)
3) Dusetos Culture Center / Art Gallery (Lithuania)
4) Terre dei Savoia Association (Italy)

IZI Ltd. School of Languages (Malta) are Associated Partners.

The project aims to stimulate interest in visual and applied arts in the countries involved. Artists will be selected to create artistic works related to sensorial experiences.

The project is subject to the approval of the European Commission.

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Winter Courses Full Time-Table just published

Here’s the full schedule of our Winter Courses starting this October, with details of dates, times, fees and tutors. For descriptions of each course, please browse our ‘Courses’ page or visit the Facebook Page ‘Malta Society of Arts’. You can also call on 21244339 or 21244400. Applications are to be sent by post or handed in at the Palazzo de la Salle, 219, Republic Street, Valletta.

Winter - Courses 2016-17


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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:

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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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