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Lecture with Mihaela Leonida: The Secret World of Medieval Iconographers

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free. Register below. 

Examine the materials and techniques used by medieval icon painters. Learn about their recipes and secrets for painting icons and manuscripts that were handed down through generations, from master to apprentices. What were the religious practices to celebrate the graduation of apprentices in the closed circle of icon painters?

Presenter Mihaela Leonida, Ph.D. is a Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University with a doctorate in chemical engineering and another doctorate in chemistry, whose avocation is studying how science was applied to medieval artistic techniques.