San Gemini Preservation Studies organizes lectures, research, fieldwork, workshops and field trips in the disciplines of historic preservation, restoration, and conservation. Programs focus includes building preservation, traditional forms of painting, conservation of archaeological ceramics, and restoration of books and paper in archival material. Field projects include documentation and restoration of medieval public buildings, archaeological excavation in the ancient Roman city of Carsulae, and conservation work on local historic archives. There are no prerequisites and is open to anyone interested in learning introductory theory and hands-on application of preservation and conservation techniques. All academic activities are held in English.
San Gemini is a small medieval hill town in Umbria accessible by train from Rome, and near Spoleto, Perugia, Narni, and the ancient Roman site of Carsulae on the via Flaminia.
- Building preservation, traditional forms of painting, conservation of archaeological ceramics
- Archaeological excavation in the ancient Roman city of Carsulae
- San Gemini, Italy