School holiday activity: calligraphy & the art of illuminated manuscripts

Detail from Book of Hours (use of York), Bruges, c 1480, Rare Books collection
Date
03 July 2017, 10:00am2:00pm
04 July 2017, 10:00am2:00pm
05 July 2017, 10:00am2:00pm
06 July 2017, 10:00am2:00pm
07 July 2017, 10:00am2:00pm
Cost
Free
Bookings
Bookings not required
LocationThe Courtyard
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Create your own illuminated manuscript page, inspired by medieval manuscripts from the State Library’s collection!

Experiment with modern-day calligraphy materials to learn techniques from the past.

Drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm. Bookings are not required.

For ages 5–12. 

Rare Book Week

This free event is presented as part of Melbourne Rare Book Week (30 June – 9 July), celebrating books, the printed word and literary heritage.

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