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


Location: San Gemini, Terni, Italy

Season: 
May 29, 2017 to August 4, 2017

Session dates: 
Session One: May 29 – June 23; Intersession Field Trips: June 24 – July 7; Session Two: July 10 - August 4

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Deadline Type: 
Contact for details

Program Type

Field school

no

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 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

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: www.sangeministudies.org

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

Notes: 
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: 
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 obtained from home university.
Number of credits offered 6 per program is recommended
Tuition: 
$3,500

Location

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