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Blog post | June 12, 2019

A Master Returns to Shwe-nandaw Kyaung

U Kan Khyun, right, with a woodcarver at Shwe-nandaw Kyaung.
Zar Chi Oo, a consultant for WMF's Shwe-nandaw Kyaung conservation project, profiles the master woodcarver who is leading efforts after returning to the site he restored 30 years earlier.
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Blog post | June 11, 2019

Major Milestones Reached at Angkor

A conserved detail of Phnom Bakheng.
WMF, alongside partners and supporters, gathered at Phnom Bakheng to mark the completion of conservation of the site's eastern half, officially commence work on the western half of the pyramid, and celebrate 30 years since our first engagement at Angkor.
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Friends and supporters gathered in NYC for World Monuments Fund’s second annual Spring Spotlight fundraiser, celebrating the ongoing conservation of the Qianlong Garden and previewing plans for its new interpretation center with architect Annabelle Selldorf.
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Blog post | March 13, 2019

Inclusive Conservation at Government House

The author with Anne Jonas, Assistant to the Governor General, in the former servants’ quarters in the grounds.
WMF graduate intern Shiri Chapman-Daniel recounts her recent visit to 2018 World Monuments Watch site Government House in Antigua & Barbuda, where restoration projects are propelling social change.
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