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The Malta Society of Arts is Malta’s oldest institution in promotion of arts and crafts.  In its 163 years of activity, the society has sponsored many Maltese artists through exhibitions and by furthering their artistic studies both locally and abroad. … Continue reading

Summer Courses at the MSA

Summer courses poster

Courses in visual, applied and performing arts organised by the MSA during the coming summer are now published.  Time-Table, Booking Forms and Courses Description can be viewed on this website through the Download and Courses sections.

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The Crisis of Meaning and the Arts

On Saturday, the 28th March 2015, the MSA is holding an open discussion on the following theme: crisis

“The Crisis of Meaning and the Arts”. The event shall be hosted by Joe Philippe Abela with guest speakers Pamela Baldacchino, Joseph Cassar and Niki Young. Everyone is welcome to attend. Entrance free.

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Annual General Meeting of the MSA

The Annual General Meeting of the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce will be held at the Society’s premises, Palazzo de La Salle, Valletta on Monday 23rd March 2015 at 18:00 hours.

The Agenda:
1. Reading of the last AGM minutes
2. Administrative Report for the year 2014
3. Financial Report for the year 2014
4. Election of 3 Board Directors.

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Annual Fund Raising Dinner for 2015

Villa Arrigo

 

The Malta Society of Arts is organising it’s Annual Fund Raising Dinner for 2015 on the 30th April at the Grand Marquee, Villa Arrigo, Naxxar.

 

The Menu

Welcome Aperitiv & Canapes

Starter 
Spiced Butternut Squash Puree
(broccoli florets and pumpkin seed, goat cheese, emmental and roasted pepper croissant)

Entree
Ricotta and Spinach Rotelle
(zenguli tomato sauce and grana padano)

Main Course
Corn Fed Chicken Supreme
or
Pan Seared Salmon
or
Beef Stroganoff
(all served with sweet potato, turnip parisienne, mangetout, parsnip and jerusalem artichoke gratin)

Dessert
Cassettella Siciliana
or
Milk Chocolate Cremaux

Coffee & Petit Fours
Free flowing Wine and Mineral Water
Price 29 Euro per person

Bookings can be made at the Malta Society of Arts, Palazzo de La Salle, 219 Republic Street, Valletta.

Tel: 21244339 / 21244400
Email: info@artsmalta.org

 

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Historical day for the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce

Historical day 1Yesterday was a historical day for the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce. A contract was signed with the Government for the lease of Palazzo de La Salle.

Since 1923 Palazzo de La Salle has been the premises of the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce. The Society was granted the use of the Palazzo, rent free, but the Government reserved the right to withdraw this concession subject to six months notice. This right was never exercised by the Government.

Historical day 3Yesterday’s signed lease was granted to the MSA after a resolution was passed during a sitting of the House of Representatives dated November 12th , 2014.

Historical day 2The Contract was signed at the Government Property Division, Auberge de Baviere, by Architect Fleur Ebejer, Vice President and Mr Stephen Sant’Angelo, Acting Honorary Secretary, on behalf of the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce. Notary Dr Tania Spiteri represented the Commissioner of Lands.

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Lease of Palazzo de La Salle to the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce

At a Sitting of November 12, 2014 of the House of Representatives, a resolution was passed granting Palazzo de La Salle (219, Republic Street, Valletta), by way of temporary lease for a period of 30 years to the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce.

This with effect from the date of the relative deed.

 The Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce has been holding Palazzo de La Salle as it’s premises since 1923.

Courtyard of Palazzo de La Sallle

The Government granted the Palace ‘rent free’ but reserved the right to withdraw this concession subject to six months notice.

This right was never exercised.

KantinaWith determination and the usual frugality the MSA is prepared to go ahead with the remaining restoration projects which will bring Palazzo de La Salle a worthy visiting building at the south end of Valletta.

Facade restorationSala dei CavalieriHall at Palazzo

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Art Courses at the MSA

Courses

The Malta Society of Arts is receiving bookings from students for the February – May 2015 semsester for courses in visual, applied and performing arts. Bookings may be made during our office hours, Monday to Friday between 08:00hrs and 15:00hrs or by post. Information on all courses the MSA is intended to open may be found on this site.  

 

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Festive Season Greetings

Christmas greetingsNoel.
Peace, Joy and Hope to all the people of the world for Christmas and throughout the New Year.

From the President, Board of Directors, Manager and Staff of the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

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Festive Season Shutdown

Xmas 2014

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Courtesy Visit to the President of Malta

Pic 1 - President

The President and Board members of the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (MSA), recently paid a courtesy visit to H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta at the Palace in Valletta.

Pic 2 - President

 

 

 

 

Dr Vince Briffa, President of the MSA, gave a brief outline of the role of the Society and its activities in the advancement of culture and arts. H.E. the President of Malta expressed her wish to see more collaboration among the various organizations involved in the different fields of culture and the arts.
Pic 3 - President

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