2019 Hadrian Gala

Honoring Champions of Heritage

Each year, World Monuments Fund applauds champions of conservation for their passionate commitment and extraordinary contributions to preserving and protecting the world’s shared cultural heritage.


On October 29, trailblazers from the arts, historic preservation, heritage conservation, philanthropy, and business gathered at The Rainbow Room in NYC to honor Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan with the 2019 Hadrian Award and HRH Princess Dana Firas with the 2019 Watch Award.

2019 Honorees

Celebrating Champions of Heritage Since 1988