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Accademia Europea di Firenze: Refurbishing Courses

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Key Information:
Class Size: 4 - 12 people
Destination: Italy  
Category: Art and craft workshop
Specialty: Other  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: 5
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 580 Euro (EUR) per course
Max Price: 580 Euro (EUR) per course

The Accademia Europea di Firenze is one of the fastest growing schools in Florence, located in the center of the historic part of the city, it is a short walk from many of Italy’s most important sights, as well as, restaurants, shops, pubs, parks, night clubs and other places. The AEF staff will welcome you and take care of any arrangements you may need to make your stay the most enjoyable and comfortable possible.

This course is indicated for those who are interested in starting and specializing about the techniques of refurbishing books, drawings, or antique paintings. After some introductory theory refurbishing lessons and its appropriate materials and equipments, the students will learn to take the books to pieces, clean, and refurbish the papers; and also to emend volumes with paper, parchment and leather, and to make pictorial repairs in drawings and paintings.

Faculty Information:
The teachers are all highly qualified and highly experienced in the area and are willing to share their knowledge using a hands-on approach so that you can make the most out of your time and studies.

Other Activities:
Aside from regular courses our school offers a rich program of optional language and cultural activities (concerts, seminars, films, visits to museums and farms) as well as extra-curricular and recreational activities (parties, dinners, food and wine tasting, sports, etc.) which are offered every week to ensure the enjoyment and cultural fulfillment of the students.

Facility Information:
Our students can choose from among the following types of accommodations:
- Private apartment. This is the best option for those who want to be completely autonomous and free to host friends and family. All apartments are furnished and equipped with kitchen utensils.
- Student apartment. This option allows students to share an apartment with other students (foreign and Italian). Apartments are well equipped and furnished.
- Family-stay. Living with an Italian family is a good way to practice the language and experience the Italian way of life. All families are used to hosting foreign students and willing to share with you their daily routines and traditions.
- Other solutions. It is also possible to reserve accommodations in pensions, hotels, residence or religious institutions.

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