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Re: [BKARTS] Study in Venice, Italy



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From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Monica Dengo
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 12:31 PM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Study in Venice, Italy

Hi everyone,
here are more info about the Venice (Italy) workshop, and the correct  
links:

http://www.freehandwriting.net/venice09.html

Thank you!
Monica

Il giorno 24/feb/09, alle ore 17:33, Monica Dengo ha scritto:

> The Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia has organized a special  
> workshop, the first of its kind in Venice:
>
> The Art of Handwriting, Museo Correr Library, August 21-28, 2009
>
> Teachers:
> Monica Dengo, calligrapher
> Monica Viero, Curator of the Museo Correr Library
>
> For a whole week, students will have access to the historical  
> material of the Museo Correr Library (manuscripts, correspondence,  
> documents) and Monica Viero, the museum curator, will be there to  
> help us during the whole course.  The study will be both historical  
> and contemporary, and prevalently practical. Student will be able  
> to study and take notes directly from the historical sources.
>
>
> The Museum and Library were founded in 1830 as the result of a  
> bequest by the Venetian nobleman Teodoro Correr.The generosity of  
> this original benefactor and numerous others - most from famous  
> Venetian families
> (amongst them one might mention Emmanuele Antonio Cicogna in 1865  
> and Pompeo Molmenti in the 1920s) -
> means that the Library now houses a collection of great artistic  
> and historic value. Covering more than seven centuries, the works  
> include codices, minatures, incunabula, manuscripts, letters and  
> printed volumes. Dedicating itself to the preservation of the works  
> within its keeping, the Library is, in effect, a veritable museum  
> of the written and printed word.
>
> Read the complete program: www.museiciviciveneziani.it
>
>
> I SUGGEST TO EVERYONE INTERESTED TO SIGN UP AS SON AS POSSIBLE  
> THROUGH THE PRE-INSCRIPTION PAGES AT THE LINK BELOW. So many people  
> are interested that I believe available spaces will fill up soon:  
> http://www.museiciviciveneziani.it/frame.asp?sezione=dettaglio&id=523
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