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Photograph by Prasiit Sthapit - Magnum_Foundation
In 2022, World Monuments Fund (WMF) and Magnum Foundation announced a new grant program supporting local emerging photographers as they explore some of the sites and communities of the 2022 World Monuments Watch. In this blog post, Magnum Foundation president Susan Meiselas and executive director Kristen Lubben share the goals of this partnership and the kinds of storytelling they hope will emerge from the project.
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Experience at Arca Tierra in Xochimilco, part of a Canal Nacional project completion event. Guests included members of UNESCO Mexico, Mexico Territorio Creativo, Grupo Salinas, other art professionals, and Maria Reyna, a Oaxacan opera singer who performed during Watch Day.
One of the oldest and last remaining human-made waterways in Mexico City, Canal Nacional was included on the 2020 World Monuments Watch to celebrate the residents and associations that have championed it through the years despite limited resources and support. In this guest blog post, Regional Director Stephanie Ortiz shares updates on WMF's project at the site, completed in 2022.
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Bénédicte de Montlaur, Stephanie Ortiz, and Lorna Goodman at Teotihuacan.
Since the devastating earthquake of 1985, World Monuments Fund (WMF) has been working with partners in Mexico to preserve the country’s extraordinary cultural heritage, engaging in 62 projects at 32 sites spanning 17 Mexican states.
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As temperatures drop, World Monuments Fund (WMF) and Cultural Emergency Response (CER), with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, have partnered to support the winterization of several historic sites in the Ukrainian oblasts of Kyiv, Sumy, and Chernihiv.
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2022 Hadrian Gala Honorees
On Monday, October 24, World Monuments Fund (WMF) hosted its 33rd annual Hadrian Gala in New York City, honoring Dr. Elizabeth Alexander, President of the Mellon Foundation; philanthropist Suzanne Deal Booth; and designer, entrepreneur, and businessman Christian Louboutin for their commitment and contributions to preserving and protecting monuments around the world.
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| October 26, 2022

2022 World Monuments Summit

World Monuments Summit brought together World Monuments Fund's (WMF) global team of experts, supporters, partners, thought leaders, and guests for a series of conversations on heritage preservation.
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