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Restoration Laboratory

The restoration laboratory which was inaugurated by the Fondazione RavennAntinca in march 2008, is located inside the building of the Museum Classis Ravenna.
The laboratory has professional staff all with a diploma received in the best schools. The staff is able to deal with the cultural heritage from the analysis to the restoration both in Italy and abroad.
The multi-annual experience, together with a continuous researching activity, allows an effective and innovative way of working in all sectors. Beside the usual restoration activities, they also do the planning, technical managing, bid subscribing, job managing, study, research, didactic planning both for high qualification skills and teaching skills.

Paola Perpignani

Responsible and Technical Director of the Restoration Laboratory

There are active collaborations in order to create a synergy between the parts that have common interests with Ravenna’s townhall, the Sopraintendenza Archeologia, The Fine Arts and the Environment for the provinces of Ravenna, Forlì, Cesena and Rimini, the Museums of Emilia Romagna, the C.N.R., Istec of Faenza and the University of Bologna.
Specifically, thanks to an affiliation that has the goal to develop archaeological activities, of study, restoration and value of the archaeological heritage of Classe and Ravenna. The restoration laboratory has been recently involved in the teaching activities inside the didactic programmes of the master’s degree in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage – University of Bologna – campus of Ravenna , according to the law n.42/2004.

The responsible and technical director of the restoration laboratory is Doctor Paola Perpignani, restorer credited according to the ex art. 182 ed ex art. 29 D.Lgs 22/01/2004 n.42 for the following sectors: sector 1, stone materials, mosaics and more (pfp1) sector 2, decorated surfaces in architecture (pfp1) and sector 7, materials and ceramic objects and glass ones (pfp4).

The strong bond that connects the restoration laboratory to the territory has allowed, during these years of study and work, to study harder and develop all the themes linked to the mosaic world. There have been many experiences both in Italy and abroad, starting from ancient mosaics to the most recent and contemporary ones.

List of jobs

Here below is a list of the most important and prestigious jobs done:

Restoration completed of the floor mosaic located in the Domus of the Stone Carpets, restoration of the floor mosaic belonging to the excavation in via M. d’Azeglio rooms18, 22, 24, 27, 31 and 38, restoration of the floor mosaics belonging to the excavations in the former Banca Popolare, restoration of the floor mosaics belonging to the Basilica of San Severo, restoration of the contemporary mosaics representing Dante, restoration of floor mosaics belonging to the excavations of p.zza Anita Garibaldi, maintenance and restoration of the archaeological complex of the Ancient Port of Classe, maintenance and restoration of the archaeological complex of the Domus of the Stone Carpets, making the of Mosaic of the Onda located on the entrance ramp of the Museum Classis Ravenna.

Restoration of the mosaic floor belonging to the Basilica of San Martino prope litus maris;

Restoration of the mosaic floor belonging to the excavations in via Pasolini, via Cavour and via Dogana;

Restoration of the mosaic floor belonging to the excavations in via Curte;

Restoration of the mosaic walls located in the Dome’s Crypt;

Archaeological Museum – restoration of the mosaic floor belonging to Asaroton;

School of conservation and restoration in the archaeological area of Poggio del Molino, making of a replica of the mosaic fish and restoration of the opus sectile with white mosaic of the Populonia acropolis;

Restoration of the mosaic floor belonging to the Casa dei mosaici;

Restoration of the mosaic floor belonging to the excavations of the Marràa an Nouman and Neeha;

In 2009, together with the University of Cutural Heritage of Ravenna, the Soprintendenza Architettonica of Ravenna and the Opificio of the Pietre Dure of Florence, RavennaAntica has won the bid, made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the cooperation and development, to organize a restoration lab of the ancient mosaic of the City of Damascus in Siria. With the collaboration of six young Syrian restorers. The result was positive and over 50 sqm of beautiful Syrian mosaics were restored and today are displayed in the Galleria dei Mosaici in the City of Damascus.

Diagnosis analysis, re-qualifying projects, value and restoration of the villa Gallo-Roman of Seviac and of its mosaics.

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Paola Perpignani
Responsible and Technical Director of the Restoration Laboratory
Laboratorio di Restauro – Fondazione RavennAntica
Classis Ravenna – Museo della Città e del Territorio
via Classense, 29 – 48124 – Ravenna

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WORKING HOURS

From 2nd March to 6th October 2019
Mon-Sun 10 – 6:30 pm

From 7th October to 24th December 2019
From Tuesday to Sunday 10 – 6 pm

25th December closed

From 26th December to 6th January 2020
Everyday 10 – 6 pm

PRICES

Full price ticket € 7

Reduced-price ticket € 5

Family ticket (2 + 2) € 20

Guided tours for adult groups, booked in advance € 40 up to 20 people + 3 € from the 21st person on

 

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