Roman Mosaic - tour & workshop in Ravenna

Become a mosaicist for a day!

Come and discover the art of mosaic. Before or after visiting the UNESCO monuments of Ravenna with its wonderful mosaics, also you can become a mosaicist for a day!
You will have the opportunity to discover the world of mosaic by visiting a real artisan workshop: you will be shown the materials used, the special tools used to cut the tiles, the different execution techniques. You will witness the manual cutting of the tiles using traditional tools, hammer and cutting board.
You can choose between some decorative motifs of Roman floors and between different colours of marble such as: the white Carrara, red Verona, black China or green Guatemala. You will actively participate in all stages of processing.
At the end of the experience you can bring home a souvenir of Ravenna made with your own hands.

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When:

   upon agreement
   every day
   at 10.00 am or at 4.00 pm

Meeting Point:

   Pixel Mosaici
   
Via Sinistra Canale Molinetto 181, Ravenna
   we kindly ask you to arrive at least 5 minutes in advance

Indications: the atelier is located about 5 km outside the historical centre of Ravenna and about 3 km from the Mauro De Andrè Palace, it is advisable to reach it by taxi (0544 33888)

Duration:

   2 hours

Included:

    - materials
    - equipment
    - welcome snack
    - the mosaic made during the workshop

Extra Charge:

   possible shipment of the mosaic made

Highlights

Program:

 - welcome drinks, coffee and tea
 - visiting of the laboratory, a brief history of the mosaic, demonstration of the manual cutting of materials using traditional tools
 - choice and realization of the design to be executed, printing of the lattice on concrete and work execution
 - at the end of the experience will be given to you the mosaic, your souvenir from Ravenna


Available Languages:

    - Italian
    - English
    - French
    - Spanish


Vademecum - Safe tour

- online booking and purchase of the guided tour are strongly recommended
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Route

  1. Via Sinistra Canale Molinetto, 181, Ravenna