1. Watch SARA co-founder, Sanna Tomac’s Creative Mornings Stockholm talk on the global theme “Hidden” in a presentation of her painting commission to fill the unfinished Baroque ceiling of the Bååtska Palace of Stockholm. 

    Creative Mornings is an international monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee. Learn more at www.creativemornings.com.

     
     
  2. Sanna Tomac led a still life painting workshops, part of the series of public summer workshops held at The Swedish Academy of Realist Art, Atelier Stockholm. Students were guided through the application and stages of painting and in order to gain an understanding of pigments, mediums, and the setting up of both a full spectrum and limited palette. 

    Learn more about the 2014 summer workshops at SARA, as well as past workshops on the SARA website

     
  3. Sneak peak of our exhibition at Ulriksdals Slottsteater Confidencen, part of Festival O/Modernt. 

    Between June 13 - 17th, the exhibition will be open to the public for 1 hour before the beginning of each concert. See the program and buy tickets at http://www.festivalomodernt.com/sv/.
     

     
  4. Members of SWEA International (Swedish Women’s Educational Association) visited our academy on June 11, 2014. Sanna Tomac, SARA co-founder and Artistic Director led a tour and lecture to this international group dedicated to the promotion of Swedish culture and tradition.

     
  5. From June 13 - 17th, an exhibition of artwork by SARA faculty and students will be part of Festival O/Modernt in Ulriksdals Slottsteater Confidencen. The exhibition will be open to the public for 1 hour before the beginning of each concert. You may see the program and buy tickets at http://www.festivalomodernt.com/sv/

    Music Festival O/Modernt is a retrospective that celebrates the relationship between previous works with artistic and intellectual expression in contemporary music, visual arts and more. The festival will feature music by the great opera composer Christoph Willbald Gluck, who was a contemporary artist at the time Ulriksdals Slottsteater Confidencen was decorated. 

    Friends of SARA members may be placed on the guest list and receive free admittance to the concerts. Write to kim@atelierstockholm.se. 

     
  6. Pictures from the vernissage of the SARA exhibition at Riddarhuset on May 11, 2014. To be invited to our future events join Friends of SARA. 

     
  7. Thank you to our lovely guests - friends and family of SARA students and faculty who attended our annual OPEN HOUSE on Sunday! 

     
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  9. Today we visited our next exhibition space, Ulriksdals Palace Theatre, Confidencen. Work by SARA students and faculty will be exhibited from 13-17 June during the 2014 edition of Festival O/MODƏRNT. 

    "Festival O/MODƏRNT celebrates this “looking back” to the past by exploring the relationships between the work of old composers and the artistic and intellectual creations of modern culture, be it in music, art, dance, theatre, film, poetry, literature, academia and so forth.

    Each year a single composer closely contemporary with the period when the Ulriksdals Palace Theatre Confidencen first rose to life will be the guiding spirit of the festival.  In 2014 it will be the great operatic composer Christoph Willibald Gluck. Gluck reacted strongly against the overly-ornate and often superficial operatic practices of his contemporaries and, in his own music and plots, strove for what he called a “noble simplicity.” It is this neoclassical turn that lends this year’s edition of the festival its guiding concept.”

    To learn more, visit http://www.festivalomodernt.com/. 

     
  10. Come to Bergshamra Gård on Sunday, June 1st from 13 - 16 to view work produced by SARA students during the 2013/14 year, learn about our full-time and public programs and meet our students and faculty.