The town of San Gemini in Umbria, Italy, is the base for the San Gemini Preservation Studies. Most of the SGPS program classes, workshops and field work takes place in this town. SGPS has collaborated with private and public institutions to conserve the local cultural heritage for the last 20 years.
The region of Umbria is home to the town of San Gemini and one of the most fascinating areas of Italy from a cultural point of view. Some of the most interesting examples of Italian architecture, artwork, cultural events and spiritual centers happen in this region. During the weekends many of our students visit nearby towns such as: Orvieto. Assisi, Perugia, Spoleto and Todi.
Siena, Florence and Rome are the cities visited during the nine-day Intersession Field Trip. Students visit sites of general cultural interest as well as sites that of particular interest to people studying conservation and management of cultural heritage, such as: active restoration sites, institutions dedicated to the study of conservation.
The IIRPS program Athens: Heritage and Modernity, is a two-week tour of the city of Athens focusing on the city’s history, urban evolution and the management of its cultural heritage.
The International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies LLC’s legal address and administrative offices are based in Brooklyn, New York, USA