Workshop at a restoration laboratory in Arezzo
Fine techniques are carried on in the hearth of the old town centre
Be an art expert for one day and join a fun workshop! At an authentic restoration labororatory located in Arezzo, you get the chance to meet expert restores, who work actively on teaching and preserving arts, and have taken care of masterpieces by important artists such as Pietro Lorenzetti, Neri di Bicci, Luca Signorelli, Giorgio Vasari, and Francesco Morandini.
There are two different activities available:
Gold leaf workshop - The process of gold appliance is an ancient technique coming from the Middle Age and pursued in the Renaissance. Create your own frame with this technique, choosing the effects and the materials you prefer.
Fresco workshop - Fresco is a tecnique which consists on painting on fast drying wet plaster with water based pigments. Learn how to make your own fresco painting thourgh a step-by-step hands-on lesson, choosing your favorite subject or realising your creative energy.
Your own entirely handmade art piece will be perfect to treasure memories of your holidays in Tuscany!
- Hands-on lesson guided by a local restorer (approx. 3 hours).
- Necessary tools (gown, palette, brushes, pigments in dust, etc.).
Extras and upgrades
- Trasportation from/to your accommodation not included, available upon request. Whatever the number of people in your party and your accommodation address, we can arrange this service for you. Do not hesitate to ask!
- Private experience on request
- Guided visit of Piero Della Francesca fresco painting in Cappella Bacci or a cultural visit to Arezzo with an expert tour guide could be arranged as well after/before the workshop
and no-show policies
Any cancellation by you must be notified by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will acknowledge your cancellation by email.
- Cancellations received UP to 72 hours BEFORE experience beginning: FREE OF CHARGE.
- Cancellations received LATER THAN 72 hours BEFORE experience beginning, late arrivals and no shows: NO REFUND.
This is applicable to any participant that fails to arrive, or arrives after experience beginning.
This workshop run rain or shine.