Restoration Program

General

Program Description

The program includes copying paintings of old masters and learning their original techniques while learning to restore art-works. Upon completion of a three-year program, the student graduates with a diploma. Upon completion of one - year program the students receives a certificate.

This program is composed according to the requirement for high professional education. The Academy is currently realizing a restoration project of an antique original painting of large dimension under collaboration with one of the key museums of Florence - Palazzo Pitti. Part of the curriculum of the program includes copying paintings of old masters and learning their original techniques. Upon completion of the Three-Year Course, the student receives the Diploma.

This program is composed according to the requirement for high professional education. The Academy is currently realizing a restoration project of an antique original painting of large dimension under collaboration with one of the key museums of Florence - Palazzo Pitti. Part of the curriculum of the program includes copying paintings of old masters and learning their original techniques. Upon completion of the Three-Year Course, the student receives the Diploma.

Course Goals

The students of the Restoration Department will be preparing for the following career paths:

  • Conservative restoration activity
  • Scientific research
  • Research project activity
  • Expertise

Study goals of One-Year Course

  • Revealing and imparting attributes to the object of material culture
  • Estimating the artistic and cultural value of an art-work, and the category of it
  • Organizing and archiving the work to the best quality standard to be published and presented to the public

Learning about the principles of old masters and their individual techniques by using diverse types of materials:

  • Unfolding of the course is performed from basic to complex. Students learn the theory and immediately puts it into practice while organizing scientific project research
  • Students identify and accentuate course goals through learning different materials

Monitoring the quality of knowledge comprehension:

  • Testing and checking theoretical knowledge and methodical set-ups in practical assignments of the restoration of oil paintings
  • Step by step controlling methodical performance through following the goals of a restoration process
  • Establishing independent assignments as homework for conservative-restoration process practices
  • Consulting on scientific documentation
Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

Founded in Florence in 2009 from the inspiration of our Russian Director Molugova Nadezhda and Academicians, the Academy is strategically located in the Italian city of Florence; an ideal place where ... Read More

Founded in Florence in 2009 from the inspiration of our Russian Director Molugova Nadezhda and Academicians, the Academy is strategically located in the Italian city of Florence; an ideal place where to learn and develop art and live a life in which each day the eye is caught by the historical beauties of the historical Italian art, a place where to live and experience the true “dolce vita”. Read less