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The Art of the Book Thurs 17 Nov

  • 17 Nov 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Cambridge Artworks CB4 3EF/Fitzwilliam Museum
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A full day’s workshop and museum visit focusing on books and how they were made. In collaboration with Sarah Burles of Cambridge Art Tourswe will be creating our own 'long-stitch' leather bound books before visiting the Fitzwilliam Museum’s current exhibition “Colour: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts”. The morning workshop will be a wonderful opportunity to experience the process of making a book first hand and will enhance our visit to the Fitzwilliam exhibition in the afternoon which will be a rare opportunity to view a large selection of illuminated manuscripts from the museum’s stunning collection.

Cost includes all workshop materials, book-binding tuition, guided tour of the exhibition, refreshments in the morning and afternoon. The workshop element will be held at Cambridge Artworks, CB4 3EF with a maximum of 10 participants.

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