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Wat Chaiwatthanaram boulos meru C4, interior
In this blog post, WMF Program Director for Wat Chaiwatthanaram Conservation Project, Ayutthaya Project Jeff Allen presents brief descriptions previewing four new conservators that were hired and trained by WMF to work in Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Individual blog posts by each of the conservators will follow.
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Blog post | May 16, 2017

Of Garudas and Donors

Garuda #1 at Preah Khan Temple
In this blog post, WMF Regional Representative in Southeast Asia Ginevra Boatto shares her experience after meeting a friend of Samuel Miller, the first donor to WMF’s “Adopt a Garuda” campaign.
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Blog post | April 28, 2017

Thoughts on I.M. Pei

I.M. Pei’s pyramid at the Louvre Museum, Paris (1989)
On the 100th birthday of I.M. Pei, WMF United States Program Director Frank Sanchis shares his thoughts on the architect’s legacy and WMF’s new social media campaign on modern architecture, #ModernCentury.
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Mrs. Ertegun, His Beatitude, Theophilos III, and Fr. Alex Karloutsos of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, who was decorated as Commander of the Order of Orthodox Cross-Bearers of the Holy Sepulchre in the same ceremony.
In March 2017, WMF trustee Mica Ertegun was decorated as Great Cross-Bearer of the Order of Orthodox Cross-Bearers of the Holy Sepulchre by His Beatitude Theophilos III, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem. In this blog post, WMF President Emerita Bonnie Burnham talks about this honor and the long-standing relationship of Mrs. Ertegun with WMF.
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The east front of Wentworth Woodhouse
Wentworth Woodhouse, a Georgian mansion in England, was included on the 2016 World Monuments Watch to support the active effort to raise the funds and buy the property. In this blog post, WMF Britain Executive Director John Darlington talks about the history of the property and its recent purchase by the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust.
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