ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property) invites professionals in the field of wooden architecture conservation and restoration to take part in a wooden architecture conservation and restoration course, which will begin on the 26th of August, 2019 and will last until the 14th of September, 2019. The course will take place in the Kizhi island and Petrozavodsk, Russia.
The course goal is to disseminate professional knowledge in the field of conservation and restoration and prepare participants for practical work on wooden architecture conservation in their countries. The main part of the course will be held in the largest open air museum of Russia, the Kizhi museum, the collection of which includes 83 wooden architecture monuments, one of which (the Church of the Transfiguration) is currently being restored.
The total course program consists of 144 hours including workshops and lectures, field classes, presentations of participants, independent work with educational materials, etc.
Deadline to apply is the 22nd of April, 2019
More information, details and application form can be found HERE
Based on information from ICCROM