COURSE IN MUSEUM TAXIDERMY (FIRST LEVEL)
The figure of the taxidermist, fundamental in a Museum of Natural History, allows the recovery of an animal for the purposes of a scientific museum, such as the conservation, study and display of the specimens for popularization purposes; Naturaliter proposes itself as a unique reference in Italy for the presence of the Master Craftsman and the School Workshop, from which we hope that professionals able to spread the taxidermic practice in the broad scenario of national and international science museums will be able to "come out".
UPDATE: June 2020 - IN COMPLIANCE WITH ANTI COVID 19 REGULATIONS, THE BOTTEGA SCUOLA NATURALITER HAS ADOPTED A PROTOCOL IN IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONTAINMENT MEASURES OF THE DIFFUSION OF THE VIRUS IN WORKPLACES.
TRAINING ACTIVITIES RESUME WITH THE FIRST LEVEL COURSE ON 30 JUNE, 1 AND 2 JULY, AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE BOTTEGA SCUOLA IN CAPANNOLI.
COURSE IN MUSEUM TAXIDERMY (FIRST LEVEL)
UPDATE: July 2020 - For all those excluded from the courses scheduled in July, the Bottega Scuola Naturaliter offers the possibility of booking ad personam in the months of September, October, November, December 2020.
SECOND EDITION TAXIDERMY COURSE FIRST LEVEL. 12, 13 AND 19 APRIL 2019
Naturaliter proposes a new edition of the first level course on scientific taxidermy in dates of 12, 13 and 19 April.
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Download the 3-day activity plan: ACTIVITY PLAN 12 13 19 April 2019
THE FIRST LEVEL COURSE ON SCIENTIFIC TAXIDERMY IS STARTED
The first Course on scientific taxidermy directed by Gianluca Salvadori, Master taxidermist and owner of Naturaliter, will take place in the Naturaliter headquarters (Villa Baciocchi, Capannoli) on the dates of February 16/23 and March 2.
The participants, coming from Caserta, Lucca, Modena, Trento, Bergamo and Elba Island, will face theoretical and practical sessions to acquire the technical know-how and proceed in the preparation of the animal species entrusted.
The course guarantees the acquisition of the first of the five levels required to obtain the title of "Taxidermist", on whose recognition as a professional profile a procedure is underway with the Tuscany Region. The figure of the taxidermist, fundamental in a Museum of Natural History, allows the recovery of an animal for the purposes of a scientific museum, such as the conservation, study and display of the specimens for popularization purposes; Naturaliter and the Municipality of Capannoli propose themselves as unique references in Italy for the presence of the Master Artisan and the future school workshop, from which we hope that professionals able to spread the taxidermic practice in the broad scenario of national scientific museums and international.
Special thanks to the Mayor, Arianna Cecchini, who has always supported the museum activity of Villa Baciocchi and to P2C Professional, partner of Naturaliter in the recognition of Master Craftsman and of the Bottega Scuola.
REGISTRATION FOR THE FIRST LEVEL COURSE ON SCIENTIFIC TAXIDERMY CLOSED
There will be 9 participants in the introductory course on Scientific Taxidermy which will start on February 16th and for the following two Saturdays (Saturday 26th February and Saturday 2nd March).
Naturaliter, with the support of P2C Professional, has defined a training model in "learning by doing" mode that will guarantee participants learning about the techniques and their application in a full laboratory environment. Participation in the course requires the issuance of a certificate (signed by the master craftsman, Gianluca Salvadori), which will qualify the acquired skills required by the first level of training. The feedback on the knowledge actually acquired by the participants is guaranteed by a final test which also includes questions on the anatomy of the species worked.
SUCCESS OF THE WORKSHOP
WORKSHOP “TAXIDERMY; SCIENCE AND FICTION IN THE INNOVATION OF MUSEUM PRODUCTION "
13 participants (7 adults and 6 students) attended the Workshop on Taxidermy which took place on 22 December 2018, from 10 to 18, at Villa Baciocchi. Animator of the event Gianluca Salvadori, who has acquired the recognition of "Taxidermist Master Craftsman" thanks to the support of P2C Professional (Florence) and the coaching activity of Silvia Piccini, Project Manager with twenty years of experience in tutoring in Alternanza Scuola Lavoro and business communication.
The Workshop, divided into two sessions, allowed the acquisition of information regarding Naturaliter's activity at national and international level with the projection of a pitch, commented by Silvia Piccini, who set up the presentation to enhance the role of the school in 'area of "museum crafts" and to guide the "adult" participants in the technique of taxidermy; of great interest is the explanation, by the "Maestro" and the staff of Naturaliter taxidermists (Catia Morucci, who also plays the role of scientific director of the Polo Museale of Villa Baciocchi and Alessio Salvadori), on the taxidermic technique used on a specimen of Apennine wolf. Photograph after photograph, the public witnessed the "rebirth" of a magnificent specimen of wolf found dead on our mountains. After the theoretical session and after a very interesting visit to the Zoological Museum with Gianluca as a guide, a pleasant break was consumed.
The afternoon session began with the “dressing” of the participants (overalls, hat, mask, gloves) and taking charge of the assigned specimen; they were the protagonists of the first practical experience of future taxidermists. The Workshop is part of the training initiatives entitled to the Master Craftsman and among the activities of Work School Alternation governed by a specific agreement between the Guiosuè Carducci Institute (Volterra) and Naturaliter srl
Special thanks to the Director of the IIS Giosuè Carducci, Prof.ssa Nadia Tani, and to Prof. Paolo Bacci, school tutor, who have directed their students, in a particular period such as Christmas, to participate in an inherent training day the study area and personal aptitudes. The students, like the adult participants, demonstrated a high level of satisfaction with the Workshop, detected through a Customer questionnaire, prepared for the event and elaborated by P2C Professional.
The “adult” participants and students received a certificate of participation which has the value of acquiring skills in the field of scientific taxidermy.
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New Course on Taxidermy February-March 2019
The first "Introductory Course to Scientific Taxidermy" coordinated by Gianluca Salvadori, master taxidermist, will take place in February / March 2019 (on the dates of Saturday 16, 23 February, 2 March).
The course is aimed at all those who intend to approach the taxidermy technique and those who already experience taxidermy at a hobby and / or professional level, as it will guarantee personalized support according to the level of knowledge of the individual participant. The course is divided into two sessions, of a theoretical and practical nature, where the participant will have the opportunity to prepare the chosen animal species from the initial processing to the final phase of the demonstration.
The course will take place in the premises of Naturaliter, at the Polo Museale of Villa Baciocchi (Capannoli) and will last 6 hours per day (3 for each session).
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Taxidermy Course, in collaboration with the Tuscany Region and the CNA of Pisa.
The course ended in December 2012, the internships of the students began at various structures.
The course provides for the release of the official certificates of the Tuscany Region for the exercise of scientific taxidermy.
Download the Poster of the taxidermy course held in 2012