Today, the Ministry of Culture and Sport signed a collaboration agreement with World Monuments Fund Spain and Stuart Weitzman’s Fundación de Las Cuevas de Cantabria for the creation of new high-resolution digital documentation of the Cave of Altamira.
The staff and trustees of World Monuments Fund are deeply saddened by the loss of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. As Head of State for seventy years, the Queen has been an ever-present figure in a fast-changing world and we have been immensely proud to have worked on places connected to her.
Since 1995, WMF has completed projects at over 50 sites in Britain and established partnerships with many more through the World Monuments Watch to provide on-site conservation, educational resources, training, and advocacy.
Today we celebrate the Italian national holiday Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day)! World Monument Fund’s (WMF) history goes back to the 1960s, and its earliest projects were in Italy. This history is reflected in our slide collection, where the earliest slides include a series of images of Venice from the 1960s and 1970s.
In celebration of Watch Day at Central Aguirre, members of IDEBAJO and Casa Comunitaria de Medios, two community organizations strongly engaged in Central Aguirre, organized a series of small in-person events where residents examined the history and dual reality of Central Aguirre.