San Gemini Preservation Studies - Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics, Paper/Books, Buildings and more

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Ceramic Restoration Workshop
Building RestorationFresco Painting

Location: San Gemini, Italy

Season Dates: June 2, 2014 - August 8, 2014
Session Dates: Session 1: June 2-27; Intersession Field Trip: June 29 - July 8; Session 2: July 14 - August 8, 2014
Application Deadline: March 15, 2014


Program Type
Field school

Affiliation: International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies

Project Director: Max Cardillo

Project Description


San Gemini Preservation Studies is a summer field school that organizes several programs in the field of restoration and conservation including:

  • Analysis, Documentation and Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics - OPEN
  • Historic Building Restoration and Surveying - OPEN
  • Paper Conservation and Restoration - OPEN
  • Book Bindings Restoration - OPEN
  • Traditional Italian Painting - Materials and Methods - OPEN

The programs work in collaboration with the excavation project of the Roman Baths in Carsulae. The programs include both classes and hands-on field work. All academic activities are held in English.

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Period(s) of Occupation: Ancient Roman - Middle Ages

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 4 weeks

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: Various levels

Room and Board Arrangements

See website. 

Cost: see website for details

Academic Credit
Name of institution offering credit: Independent credit must be arranged and payed for separately
Number of credits offered: 6 per program is recommended
Tuition: to be determined

Contact Information
Polly Withers
203 7th Avenue, Suite 5A
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: (718) 768-3508

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