Cast experience in the plaster cast gallery of Studio17

1 Day

Try the rare experience of working in a real Art Atelier in the heart of an old village on the Serchio river

What awaits us

  • Art Studio visit and get to know of the artists
  • Cast experience (making of a bas-reliev)
  • Coffee break or aperitif with local specialties

In detail:

We will enter in  the secret life of an art studio of the area, we will visit the artists workspaces, we will observe  their work. Especially we will explore the collection of plaster models of the ancient artworks kept in the studio, which includes interesting casts from works by Michelangelo, Canova, examples of classical statuary, curiosities and lesser known works. Then we will approach the ancient technique of the cast with a brief introduction to techniques and materials. Each of the participants, with the guidance of the artists will make a cast choosing one of the small bas-relievs of the Studio collection. At the end each one will be able to take home his own bas-relief.

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Our Artists: Gabriele and Caterina

Studio17 is an artistic laboratory and a space for research and contamination in dialogue with ancient techniques and traditional materials. The atelier was founded in 2009 by Caterina Sbrana and Gabriele Mallegni, two artists who met and trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Carrara.

Studio17 is an art and design laboratory, deeply rooted in its territory, with international experience to its credit.

The two founding artists of the studio collect many of the materials and textures that characterize their works and objects right in the landscape of the Pisan Mountains and on the Serchio river, some of these objects represent a sort of “landscape containers”.

Tariffe e servizi

The rate includes

  • Laboratory activities including materials
  • Breakfast with typical dessert

The rate does not include

  • Extra
  • Anything not mentioned in the "Rate includes" section

Info and conditions

Activity Rates

Rate € 60 (min 4 max 8 participants)
Minimum age 10 years

Booking terms

The availability of the laboratory must be requested with at least 8 days notice. If the laboratory is available, payment is required within 6 days from the start of the activity.

Terms of cancellation

Cancellation terms: no refunds will be given in case of cancellation of the reservation.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Cast experience in the plaster cast gallery of Studio17


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