WMF Journal


March 13, 2015

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WMF Selected as Host Organization for ACLS Public Fellows Program

Posted by Lisa Ackerman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

World Monuments Fund is pleased to announce its selection as a host organization for the American Council of Learned Societies Public Fellows Program, a career-building fellowship initiative designed to expand the reach of doctoral education in the humanities.

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March 12, 2015

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The Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park, and the Palisades

Posted by C. Griffith Mann, Ph.D., Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park, and the Palisades
Looking west from Bonnefont Cloister Garden

On my walks to and from work, I have often noted how people from the neighborhoods surrounding The Cloisters museum and gardens gather in the evenings in Fort Tryon Park to watch the sun as it dips below the Palisades to the west.

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March 9, 2015

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Kuchuhuasi se resiste al tiempo

Posted by Mario Castillo, Architect
World Monuments Fund

Architect Mario Castillo describes the events in the seventeenth century that led to the construction of the church in Kuchuhuasi.

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February 20, 2015

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A Message from President Bonnie Burnham

Posted by Bonnie Burnham, President and Chief Executive Officer
World Monuments Fund

The year 2015, World Monuments Fund's 50th anniversary, is also a milestone for me personally as I mark 30 years at the helm of WMF. In discussion with the Board of Trustees I have concluded that this is the ideal time for a new leader to take my place, and I have decided to retire from my position as President of WMF before the end of the year.

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February 12, 2015

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"Zona de Frontera” is a cultural park and buffer zone surrounding the perimeter of the Chan Chan archeological site in Peru. This area is under a constant threat from urban expansion and illegal occupation. “Zona de Frontera” is a multidisciplinary project that aims to:

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