We invite artists from all over the world to experience a residency in the Borgo Museo of Pistoia, in Tuscany. We offer room and board for two weeks, in exchange of one art work to enrich and expand our open-air museum.


Sorry! This CALL is NOW CLOSED. Deadline was 1st May 2019.

But! Next CALL will be in 2020. So, stay tuned! :)

If you have submitted your application,

we’ll get in touch with you after the selection, by June 2019.

Thank you!



  • We offer a welcoming accommodation and local food in Castagno di Piteccio for 2 weeks. We can’t cover travel costs.

  • We’ll help the Artist to find the best local material he/she’ll need for creating his/her art work.

  • We’ll put the Artist in contact with locals, obviously!

  • We’ll put the Artist in contact with the creative and cultural community in Pistoia.

  • Obviously, the Artist will have the opportunity to explore the city of Pistoia (with free entry to museums and monuments) and its surroundings.

  • His/Her art work will become part of the open-air museum of Castagno di Piteccio, the Borgo Museo of Pistoia, in Tuscany.

  • We’ll promote his/her art work through our press office and media partners.



This CALL will be open until 1st May 2019. Next CALL will be in 2020.

May/June 2019: SELECTION. The selected Artist(s) will be contacted within the end of May / beginning of June.

This Artist Residency 2019 will happen during the month of July and it will last 2 weeks.



FILL OUT & SUBMIT THIS ONLINE FORM TO APPLY - We’ll email you as soon as possible, within few days. Thank you!

Name *
What kind of ARTIST are you? *
WHEN would you like to come and stay for 2 weeks? *
HOW did you know about this Call for Artists? *