San Gemini Preservation Studies Program -application deadline: March 15, 2016

We are now accepting applications for our summer 2016 field school, the doxycycline for horses with lyme can you build tolerance viagra enter site najbolja naravna viagra abilify treat iv synthroid almaximo sildenafil 50 mg que es cost of tadalafil essay on the breakfast club movie good transition words for essays essay fast food advantages disadvantages essay on economic slowdown example thesis statements for hamlet u. s. overnight viagra top dissertation results ghostwriters sites for college viagra online best price watch follow url popular custom essay editing site for school cambridge igcse english literature coursework how do i fix my email on my iphone clomid forsale drs opinion of prilosec verses nexium source site camping essay in french cialis generic viagra follow link business marketing plan what is an expository essay yahoo San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 18th year, dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offering students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy.


Session One (May 30 – June 24)

Building Restoration – Touching the Stones*

Restoration of Traditional Masonry Buildings in Italy

Sketching and Analyzing Historic Buildings

Archaeological Ceramics Restoration

Analysis of Archaeological Ceramics in Italy

Restoration of Archaeological Ceramics

Book Bindings Restoration

The Craft of Making and Restoration Book Bindings

Introduction to the History and Craft of Book Bindings


Session Two (July 11 – August 5)

Paper Restoration

Restoration and Conservation of Paper Media

Paper Restoration Workshop

Traditional Painting Restoration

Traditional Materials, Methods of Painting and Art Restoration Issues

Traditional Painting Workshop

Preservation Theory and Practice in Italy

Restoration Theory, Ethics and Issues


*Field Projects:

Restoration of the façade of the church of San Carlo (13th century)

Analysis of medieval buildings in San Gemini as part of an urban study of the city


Intersession Programs (June 25 – July 8):

Intersession Field Trip – Italy (June 26 – July 5)

A ten day trip visiting Siena, Florence and Rome: places of cultural interest, the urban and historical development of each town, and specialized visits to places of interest to restorers.

Intersession Trip – Athens (check-in Saturday, June 27 – check-out Friday, July 8)

A twelve day visit of Athens: an exploration of the history of preservation and conservation issues facing the city led by some of the top Athenian experts in their field.

Intersession Program – The History of Food in Italy (June 27 – July 8)

A two week course giving an overview of the evolution of the food system in Italy. The course will include morning lec­tures and an experimental cooking workshop.


To find out more about our program and review the syllabi, please visit our WEBSITE.


Our courses are open to students from various disciplines, both undergraduate and graduate. All lessons are taught in English.


If you know any students, scholars, or others interested in this type of study, please inform them about our program. We would appreciate it if you could list our program on your organization’s website as an available educational resource.


We have a 2016 flyer that you may wish to post on your department notice board or forward to interested parties. You can print this from our website. Please let us know if you have any problem printing and we can email you the PDF.


Thank you very much.


Best wishes, Max Cardillo

Director, San Gemini Preservation Studies Program