Medieval artists in Siena Create and take your work with you

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Medieval artists in Siena Create and take your work with you

Durata

3 days/2 notti

Departures from

Siena

Hotel

boutique hotel

Participants

From 4 participants

treatment

half board

Transport

own means

Travel Program

Ideal for art lovers! This tour includes a private visit with an art historian guide to admire the greatest examples of medieval art and painting in Siena. Two days of activities with professional artists will follow to learn the technique of decorating manuscripts and for the creation of a personal painting on a tablet that will be taken home!

 

1st day:

Historical-artistic visit of the city at the time of the Middle Ages. Arrival in Siena, meeting of the participants with the guide and beginning of the tour of the city of Siena as a free municipality in the period of medieval splendor; historical and artistic itinerary inside the Town Hall to visit the monumental cycle of profane themed frescoes such as the Good and the Bad Government by Ambrogio Lorenzetti and the Majesty by Simone Martini which occupies the entire north wall of the Sala del Mappamondo. Dinner in a typical restaurant in the historic center. Overnight.

2nd day:

Siena and the artists of medieval painting. Breakfast. Exciting experience alongside a Sienese artist to learn the 14th century painting techniques! With the tools used in the Middle Ages, participants will create a personal painting, made on a tablet, working with materials such as plaster, rabbit glue, Armenian clay, pure gold and egg tempera. Participants will be able to make the object at home. Free dinner and an overnight stay in hotel.

3rd day:

: The decoration of an ancient manuscript. Breakfast. Day dedicated to the fascinating world of painting and lighting of a medieval miniature. You will learn calligraphy, painting techniques, color mixing and the application of gold leaf to create your own decorated medieval manuscript. Starting from the works of the Piccolomini Library of the Siena Cathedral, analysis and description of the illuminated manuscripts, explanation of the technique used and knowledge of the various materials and tools used (gilders' plaster, rabbit glue, Armenian red bole, pure gold and tempera painting ). Participants will make their work on parchment paper of a letter inspired by medieval illuminated manuscripts. At the end of the workshop it is possible to take the created object home. Termination of services.

DepartureDouble
From January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022€ 385

From 01 January to 31 December 2022 (excluding periods of Palio di Siena)

Individual participation fee: € 385

Minimum 4 participants (over 4 participants fees on request)

Price per couple on request

GENERAL SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Terms and Conditions

2 nights in a boutique hotel with breakfast; a typical dinner in a restaurant with a typical menu; private guided tour of Siena with priority entrance to the Civic Museum and the Contrada Museum; private workshop with an artist to create a painting on a tablet; private workshop with artist for the decoration of a painted manuscript and decorated manuscript; cover stay medical insurance.

GENERAL SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Terms and Conditions

Lunches; personal extras; anything not expressly indicated in the item “The fee includes” or defined in the program as optional; any tourist tax.

 

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