Painting, sculpture and creative arts courses and workshops

Over the years, many artists and art lovers have stayed with us and, captivated by the beauty of the Tuscan landscape, have used our facility to organise painting and sculpture courses.

Our agriturismo, Fattoria Villa Spoiano, is a location that lends itself to artistic activities. We have ample outdoor space, gardens, a group house with kitchen and lounge for those who wish to do self catering as well as a restaurant for half board.

Not only the visual arts but also music fits in well with the atmosphere in Spoiano. We have a private chapel with excellent acoustics. Many musicians have stayed with us to practise, improvising small private concerts. If you are interested in attending one of our courses, here are some of the dates set for 2022: 07.05.2022 to 14.05.2022 Painting course 18.06.2022 to 24.06.2022 Yoga course October 2022 Marble sculpture course – exact date to be determined June 2023 Qi Gong course – exact date to be determined All year round regular weaving course in Anna Silberschmied’s workshop. For more details visit the Studio Aphorisma website.

If you are staying in Tuscany at a different time, you could participate in a course or workshop of local Tuscan artists and craftsmen. Here are some ideas:

  • Goldsmithing course with Doerthe Luetkenmeyer in Montespertoli
  • Silver workshop with Caterina Bussotti of L’argento di Firenze in Sambuca (Barberino Tavarnelle)
  • Visit to the workshop and/or ceramics course with Catia Massai at Ceramiche il Tafano in Barberino Tavanelle
  • Ceramics course with Matteo Mirenda of La galleria Nuove Forme d’arte Montelupo


For more information don’t hesitate to contact us.


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