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

Location: San Gemini, Terni, Italy

May 28, 2018 to August 3, 2018

Session dates: 
Session One: May 28 – June 22; Intersession Field Trip: June 24 – July 3; Session Two: July 9 - August 3

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Deadline Type: 
Contact for details

Program Type

Field school

RPA certified



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 these 4-week courses:

  • 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
  • Carsulae Archaeological Survey

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.

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

The 4 week program in ceramics conservation will work on materials coming from the excavations at the Roman Baths in Carsulae.

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 2 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 obtained from home university.
Number of credits offered 6 per program is recommended


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

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