Past Events

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March 02, 2020

Do Monuments Matter?

World Monuments Fund and the Museum of the City of New York present: The 2020 Paul Mellon Lecture.

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October 01, 2019

Voices of Alabama

Brown Chapel AME, Selma, Alabama.

Join us for the launch of "Voices of Alabama," a project documenting the the 20 spaces that comprise the Alabama African-American Civil Rights Heritage Sites Consortium. 

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September 14, 2019 to September 20, 2019

Monumental Journeys: Spain

This September, experience the rich history and culture of Spain as only a WMF Leadership Giving Society member can. Join World Monuments Fund as we explore prehistoric cave art, soaring Gothic cathedrals, and cutting-edge architecture in Madrid, Burgos, Santander, Bilbao, and Toledo with specialists while enjoying world-class accommodations and cuisine.

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September 04, 2019 to September 06, 2019

Sea Change Conference

Blackpool Piers, 2017, by Gidzy

The conference will be aimed at international participants who are engaged in creating local and national policy, government led and independent heritage bodies, practitioners, specialist interest groups and academics.

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Castel Fleuri in 2010.

Conor Bohan, from Haitian Education & Leadership Program, will discuss the important partnership between World Monuments Fund and other organizations to organize conservation and stabilization efforts in the Gingerbread Neighborhood and throughout Haiti following a devastating January 2010 earthquake.

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May 12, 2019 to May 20, 2019

Monumental Journeys: Japan

Japan is home to a rich and diverse cultural heritage that dates back millennia. On this trip, you’ll explore architectural masterworks from numerous eras and enjoy exclusive access to some of the country's most treasured sites, including a private visit to the Golden Pavilion, a journey through one of the largest private gardens remaining in Kyoto, and a hard-hat tour of the ongoing preservation of a World Heritage Site in Nara. We’ll also look together at the ways in which the ancient informed the creation of sites in the 20th century.

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Spring Spotlight 2019

On April 24th, World Monuments Fund will bring together friends and supporters to celebrate the Qianlong Garden project with special guest Annabelle Selldorf, who will unveil her plans for the site's new Interpretation Center and provide an update on their progress.

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Exterior of Shwe-nandaw Monastery in Mandalay, Myanmar.

Francois Tainturier will discuss the conservation of Shwe-nandaw Monastery and World Monuments Fund's approach for the first internationally-led conservation project on a timber structure in Myanmar/Burma.

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March 05, 2019

2019 Paul Mellon Lecture

At the 2019 Paul Mellon Lecture, Erich Theophile of the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust will discuss the ongoing recovery effort and the invaluable lessons learned from this destructive event.

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