Artist at Work: Manuscript Illumination

Date: Sundays December 21, 2014 - January 18, 2015, at 1 pm - 3 pm
Location: Museum Studios, Getty Center

Admission: Free

Drop by as artist Sylvana Barrett demonstrates the traditional materials and techniques used to create the fine gold gilding and painted images found in illuminated manuscripts from the Middle Ages. Complements the exhibition Give and Ye Shall Receive: Gift Giving in the Middle Ages.

1:00–2:00 p.m.: Pigments and gilding
2:00–3:00 p.m.: Medieval painting techniques