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The Malta Society of Arts is Malta’s oldest institution in promotion of arts and crafts.  In its 160 years of activity, the society has sponsored many Maltese artists through exhibitions and by furthering their artistic studies both locally and abroad. … Continue reading

Visual Arts Summer Courses at the Malta Society of Arts

Visual ArtsThe MSA has announced the Visual Arts Courses it intends to open this Summer, namely: Art for Children, Art 50+, Experiencing Clay, Figure & Portrait Drawing, Manga Art, Photography, The Arts & Cultural Heritage of Malta, and Woodcarving. Click here to download application form.

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Applied Arts Summer Courses at the Malta Society of Arts

Applied ArtsThe MSA has announced the Applied Arts Courses it intends to open this Summer, namely: Beading, Cake Decorating, Cottage Craft, Crib Building, Crochet, Dress Making, Embroidery, Ganutell, Knitting, Malta Lace, Parchment Craft, Plastic Canvas, Tailoring and Glass Painting. Click here to download application form.

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Performing Arts Summer Courses at the Malta Society of Arts

Performing ArtsThe MSA has announced the the Performing Arts Courses it intends to open this Summer, namely: Drama for Fun, Guitar, Pianoforte, Violin/Theory of Music and Voice Studies. Click here to download application form.

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New President of the Malta Society of Arts

Dr Vince BriffaDr Vince Briffa M.A.(Leeds), Ph.D (UCLan) is the new President of the Malta Society of Arts. Dr Briffa is a Lecturer and Head of Department of the Digital Arts Faculty of Media & Knowledge Sciences at the University of Malta. He is a practising contemporary multi-media artist and curator and has been researching the integration and application of electronic and digital media within the fine and design arts since the mid 1990s. He was awarded a PHD by the University of Cental Lancashire in the UK in 2009 and an MA in Fine Arts with distinction from the University of Leeds in 2000. He was also artist in residence at the Edinburgh College of Arts, Scotland in 1996. In the last thirty years, he had his work exhibited in major museums and art galleries worldwide, including the International Venice Biennale. Dr Briffa is an associate of the Electronic and Digital Art Unit of the University of Central Lancashire, and is also involved in research projects with the faculty, of Contemporary Art Practice, University of Leeds and the department of Visual Arts of the University of Ottawa. He is also a founding member of START.

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The Board of Directors of the MSA for the year 2014/15 will be composed as follows:

Dr. Vince Briffa – President
Arch. Fleur-Marie Ebejer – Vice President
Mr Eman Grima – Hon. Secretary
Mr Stephen Sant’Angelo – Hon. Treasurer
Mr Antoine Bonello
Mr Roberto Buontempo
Mr Roderick Camilleri
Mr James Cassar
Mrs Margaret Farrugia
Mr Francis Galea
Ms Dorothy Meli

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Inauguration of the National Exhibition of Students’ Art 2014

Yesterday evening, at the Malta Society of Arts, Dr Jose` Herrera, Parliamentary Secretary for Culture & Local Councils, inaugurated the National Exhibition of Students’ Art, organised by the Malta Society of Arts. Before the inauguration, Dr Jose` Herrera presented all … Continue reading

Presentation of Sponsorship – National Exhibition of Students’ Art 2014

NSAE 1Mr Mark Agius, Executive Head of the Valletta Fund Management presented a cheque to Mr Stephen Sant’Angelo, Hon. Treasurer of the Malta Society of Arts. The presentation was made at Palazzo de La Salle yesterday morning. The Valletta Fund Management is sponsoring the National Exhibition of Students’ Art 2014 which was inaugurated by the Parliamentary Secretary for Culture, Dr Jose’ Herrera, yesterday at Palazzo de La Salle.

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National Exhibition of Students’ Art 2014

The Exhibition Selection Committee considered all the entries on the basis of the criteria in the terms and conditions. Sixty entries have been selected for the exhibition to be held at the Malta Society of Arts between 13 March and 12 April 2014. Click here to find the names of the selected entries.

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MSA’s Annual General Meeting

The Malta Society of Arts will be holding its Annual General Meeting at 6.00pm on Monday 24th March 2014 at its premises, Palazzo de La Salle (Valletta). Members are iformed that the Agenda of this year’s AGM include the election of three Board Directors, to serve for the period 1st April 2014 – 31st March 2016. All members who are up to date in the Membership Fee may nominate candidates that were approved as members before the 31st December 2013 and whose subscription fee is paid prior to election day. Nominations must be made on a prescribed form. These nominations must be deposited in a Nomination Box at the MSA’s premises not later than noon of Monday 24th February 2014.

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The Malta Society of Arts’ Gold Medal awarded to Harry Alden

H E Dr George Abela, President of Malta, and Patron of the Malta Society of Arts, presented the MSA‘s 2013 Gold Medal and Diploma, to the Maltese Artist Harry Alden in recognition for  his contribution as an artist and art … Continue reading