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May 3rd - Ancient Art of Miniature

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 On May 3rd, at 6:30 pm we will introduce our guests into an ancient, almost forgotten but full of charm and admiration art: the Miniature.
You will discover all the secret of this arts and the charm of the antique calligraphy: in fact you’ll decorate your name on uncoated cotton, made by hand.
You’ll be part of the Petroia Castle “Scriptorium” and you’ll use brushes, gold leaf and natural pigments.


Gubbio has a great tradition in the ancient art of the miniature: here was born the famous Oderisi, also mentioned in the “Divina Commedia”.


Today ‘unaluna - the Art of the Book’ reveals the history of this art to all who want to discover again one of the source of pride of Italy .


The practical lesson begins Saturday May 3rd at 6:30 pm; The price is 15€ per person.