STUDY DAYS ON VENETIAN GLASS
Wednesday 2nd , Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th April 2014
Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti – Venice
The “Study Days on Venetian Glass” are an opportunity for in-depth studyon Venetian glass and are tuned to an audience of Museum conservators, collectors and experts.
The programme includes lessons by experts who, after a general overview, will guide participants through the direct study of methods and pieces, encouraging participants to actively take part, also through presentations.
Lessons and discussions will be held in English; contributions in Italian will be translated into English by the seminar curators.
The topics that will be touched upon will include:
– General overview of the history and art history of glass;
– Raw materials and casting/processing techniques;
– Conservation and Restoration.
The seminars will be completed by a tour of the Murano Glass Museum and by practical demonstrations in glassmaking studios.
Scientific and Organizing Committee:
ROSA BAROVIER MENTASTI, Glass historian
SANDRO FRANCHINI, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti
WILLIAM GUDENRATH, Corning Museum of Glass
LORENZO LAZZARINI, LAMA- IUAV University of Venice
SANDRO PEZZOLI, Collector
LINO TAGLIAPIETRA, Artist and glass master
MARCO VERITÀ, LAMA- IUAV University of Venice
With the support of:
Corning Museum of Glass
Ecole du Louvre
Fondazione Musei Civici Venezia
Institut national du patrimoine
Victoria & Albert Museum
With the participation of:
UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in EuropeVenice (Italy)
Organised with the collaboration of:
AIHV – Association Internationale pour l’Historie du Verre – National Italian Committee
LAMA – Laboratorio Analisi Materiali Antichi dell’Università IUAV
Museo del Vetro, Fondazione Musei Civici Venezia