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

Location: San Gemini, Italy

June 1, 2015 to August 7, 2015

Session dates: 
Session 1: June 1-26; Intersession Field Trip: June 28 - July 7; Session 2: July 13 - August 7, 2015

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Program Type

Field school


International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies

Project Director:

Max Cardillo

Project Description

We have extended our application deadline to April 15.

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
  • Touching the Stones. Historic Buildings Restoration and Analysis - 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.

Please visit our website for more information:

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

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 4 weeks

Minimum age: 

Experience required: 
Various levels

Room and Board Arrangements

See website. 

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
to be determined - visit our website


Contact Information
Polly Withers
203 7th Avenue, Suite 5A
(718) 768-3508