The Venetian Institute for Cultural Heritage (IVBC) is a non-profit organization founded in Venice, Italy in 1995. The aims of the IVBC are the professional formation, the research and the conservation and restoration planning of Artistic and Built Heritage. The IVBC is managed by public instruction and law and operates to conserve the community’s cultural heritage both within its own teaching laboratory and in public schoolyards.
From July to September, the IVBC opens its laboratories to students, from all over the world, who are interested in attending its introductory or advanced practical courses. All courses are led by academics, officials, and conservators of the Cultural Heritage Ministry, who have extensive years of professional experience and are certified in accordance with the law.
- Artistic techniques: Marmorino (Classic Venetian Plaster) and Venetian Stuccoes, (2 weeks, 40 hours) from July 8 – 19, 201
- Fresco Decoration Techniques (2 weeks, 40 hours) from July 22 – August 2, 2013;
- Gilding Techniques (2 weeks, 40 hours) from September 2-13, 2013;
- History of Art: Gothic to the 19th century in Venice (2 weeks, 35 hours) from September 9-20, 2013