– FRIDAY, May 10 – 3:00 pm-7:00 pm
EXHIBITION, PRESENTATION AND … APERITIVO!
Making, protecting, preserving: three words, three actions, illustrated in an exhibition and in a presentation.
The exhibition: a journey into the world of books and manufacturing techniques. Old books, bookbindings from Europe, Africa and the Far East, images, objects from the world of handmade books. A world in which yesterday’s craftsmanship connects with today’s creativity. Open from 3.30pm to 7pm.
Presentation: every hour (4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm) Maria Luisa Russo, Vera Favro and Timoty Leonardi will introduce you to national and international safeguard projects: from Timbuktu to Göttingen, from Susa to Hamburg, a journey through the heritage of archives and libraries and the Institutions involved in their safeguard.
Workshops of Sunday 12 May will be presented.
Starting from 5:30 pm, aperitivo offered by AMALIA association.
JOIN US! Write an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
– SUNDAY, May 12 – 10:00 am-7:00 pm
CREATIVITY SUNDAY: MINIATURE AND BOOKBINDING WORKSHOPS
Children will be introduced into the world of colours and scribes; adults will get into the bookbinding work and create three different types of binding: three small objects to be taken home.
- 11:00 am – 1:00 pm: miniature workshop for children (age: 6-10 years)
- 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: bookbinding workshop for children (age: 11-16 years)
- 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm: bookbinding workshop for adults.
The event is organized in collaboration with the Fondazione Museo del Tesoro del Duomo e Archivio Capitolare of Vercelli.
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IS THERE A FEE FOR THE EVENTS AND THE WORKSHOPS?
Both the exhibition and the workshops are free. For organizational reasons, registration is needed for the workshops. Please send an e-mail to email@example.com
We will be here … We are waiting for you!