February 5, 2018

Italy has long understood that kids could be engaged with culture - truly engaged. And once you engaged children thoroughly, they might well respect their heritage, work in cultural projects, promote their unique traditions – which I think is the very foundation of all...

December 12, 2017

The holidays are always a magical time of the year, and there are plenty of things to do with kids in Italy at Christmastime. Schools and businesses may be closed, but events, restaurants and locales are going at full throttle. In Rome, while their Christmas tree in Pi...

January 31, 2017

Some alumni of the Arte al Sole Italy kids activities in Florence, Umbria, and Lucca have offered their impressions of the fun we have together from a kid's point of view in our new video highlighting the Arte al Sole experience.

Arte al Sole  offers arts and cultural a...

December 12, 2016

New for this year, we have added some exciting new food activities and farm visits to the Arte al Sole Italy Kids Camp Art and Sport week at the Colle San Paolo agriturismo in Umbria.

Learning the Art of Cheesemaking at Caseificio Fontemanna

Families staying at Umbria Ar...

March 20, 2016

While the crowds can be challenging for family trips to Venice, these "off-the-beaten-path" kids art classes and family experiences allow a unique opportunity to discover the city's fascinating mysteries and artistic traditions through art, interactive historical games...

December 4, 2015

The November 2015 Live It Local event at Palazzo Belfiore, the site for our Florence kids art workshops during our week-long sessions in the spring and summer as well as year-round for private family programs, is a joyous occasion celebrating the dynamic community of t...

March 28, 2015

This year Arte al Sole is offering more fun than ever for the entire family with many more options for enjoying activities in Lucca for kids and also for parents while the kids are busy exploring the art and culture of the city with us each day until 3:00.

These unique...

March 12, 2015

Get a behind-the-scenes view of our Florence session of Arte al Sole in this video with our founder, Shannon Kenny. We can't wait to explore the city with your children this coming April. Space is limited, so please register your child today. Our session runs the week...

October 3, 2014

Interested in learning more about our Arte al Sole locations? In the blog you will find the first in a series of videos profiling each of our locations. We start with Lucca the very first location in 2007 of Arte al Sole and still one of our most popular. Our Founder a...

September 13, 2014

One of the highlights of our visit to Umbria was touring the Perugina Casa del Cioccolato located in the Baci by Perugina factory in Perugia, Italy.  This is an extraordinary place on the outskirts of Perugia where visitors can discover all there is to know and love ab...

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