You will travel to the mysterious, ancient and almost lost world of icon painting. How did icon painters work at a time when there were still no paints and brushes, paper and even a saw? You will hold their tools and materials in your hands, learn about the nuances of choosing tablets and other secrets of artists. And I will help to read the story of its miraculous finding, according to the brands of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God. Individual excursion for 1-6 people Duration 1 hour Children Possible with children How it goes On foot RUB 2500 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
About icon painting - in simple language We will briefly touch on the history of icon painting: we will find out how an icon differs from a painting, what icons are, how they were painted, who the icon painters are. In "Workshop" you will look at the tools that were used centuries ago to create icons, and you can even pick them up. Egg, fish bones, minerals, gold leaf and other materials - you will be surprised at the resourcefulness of the craftsmen and understand why and how the icons have survived to our times. And also choose the most convenient plate for painting and learn about the icon painting techniques
Miracles of the Kazan Icon In the large hall we will see the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God. By the “stamps” - miniature images around the image - we will trace the wonderful history of the acquisition of this shrine, which is especially revered not only in our region, but throughout the country. In the model hall, the children will look from above at the Mother of God Monastery, founded where the icon appeared to people - and from the window they will see the walls of a real monastery.
Who is the excursion for?
Children 8-10 years old and their parents
Entrance fees are included in the price, no additional costs are foreseen.
The beginning of the excursion at the Museum of the Kazan Icon. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.