Mosaics

Byzantine Mosaic - Tour & Workshop

Starting from € EUR 100

When?

 every day
 at 9.30 am or at 3.30 pm

Where

Pixel Mosaici, Via Sinistra Canale Molinetto 181, Ravenna

Duration

3 h

Become a mosaicist for a day!

Come and discover the art of mosaic. Before or after visiting the UNESCO monuments of Ravenna with its wonderful mosaics, also you can become a mosaicist for a day!
You will have the opportunity to discover the world of mosaic by visiting a real artisan workshop: you will be shown the materials used, the special tools used to cut the tiles, the different execution techniques. You will witness the manual cutting of the tiles using traditional tools: hammer and cutting board.
You can choose among some Byzantine motifs that you can admire in the monuments of the city and use glassy materials produced in the ancient furnaces of Venice.
You will actively participate in all stages of processing.
At the end of the experience you can bring home a souvenir of Ravenna made with your own hands.

- welcome drinks, coffee and tea

- visiting of the laboratory, a brief history of the mosaic, demonstration of the manual cutting of materials using traditional tools

- choice and realization of the drawing to be executed, printing of the lattice on concrete and work execution

- at the end of the experience will be given to you the mosaic: your souvenir of Ravenna

- materials
- equipment
- welcome snack
- the mosaic made during the workshop

- the laboratory will be confirmed after verification of availability by the mosaic artist

- Italian
- English
- French
- Spanish

Pixel Mosaici
Via Sinistra Canale Molinetto 181, Ravenna
please arrive 5 minutes before the starting time

Indications: the atelier is located about 5 km outside the historical centre of Ravenna and about 3 km from the Mauro De Andrè Palace, it is advisable to reach it by taxi (0544 33888)

Online booking and purchase are strongly recommended
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