An international course entitled Wooden Architecture Conservation and Restoration will be held in Kizhi Island and Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russian Federation, . It is organised by the Kizhi Open Air Museum, in partnership with the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), the UNESCO Chair of Wooden Architecture Research and Preservation at the Petrozavodsk State University, and the Ministries of Culture of the Republic of Karelia and the Russian Federation.
The course is an intensive programme that combines theoretical and practical sessions, as well as participation in the restoration projects underway at the Kizhi Open Air Museum. There will also be visits to the most interesting wooden architectural monuments in Karelia. A preliminary programme can be found on ICCROM’s website.