Medieval calligraphy workshop

Complementing the Mirror of the world tour, this workshop highlights the art of medieval calligraphy and allows students to create their own illuminated manuscript.

Medieval illuminated manuscript
Duration
60 minutes
Year level
Year: 7–8
Cost
$130 per group (up to 25 students)
Capacity
50 students

This workshop complements the Mirror of the world: writing, books and ideas tour. Students will learn the art of medieval calligraphy to create their own illuminated manuscript.

Benefits

Students will:

  • discover and explore the history of writing through a range of sources
  • learn about the art of calligraphy
  • create their own illuminated manuscript page