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San Gemini Preservation Studies

27 May 2019 - 2 August 2019

27 May – 2 August 2019
San Gemini, Italy

San Gemini Preservation Studies is a series of courses,field projects and tours aimed at fostering the preservation of cultural heritage. The program offers students both theoretical knowledge in the classroom and hands-on skills participating in field projects and workshops.

Courses offered:

• Restoration of Traditional Masonry Buildings in Italy
• Analyzing and Sketching Historic Buildings
• Analysis and Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics
• History, Craft and Conservation of Book Bindings
• Preservation Theory and Practice in Italy
• Traditional Materials, Methods of Painting and Restoration Issues
• Paper Media and Restoration Methods and Workshop
• Preservation Tour: Siena, Florence and Rome

Ongoing Field Projects:
• Restoration of the Church of San Carlo (13th century)
• Archaeological Survey of the Roman Public Baths in Carsulae
• Analysis of Medieval Buildings in San Gemini
• Restoration and Conservation of artifacts from the Office of Cultural Heritage for the Abruzzo Region
• Restoration of the Historic Archives of the Dioceses of Terni

Contact: Polly Withers, AdmissionsInternational Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studiespwithers@iirpsemail.org US Tel. 718-768-3508


27 May 2019
2 August 2019
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