Past Events

Tarnovsky Museum of Ukrainian Antiquities/Library of Youth in Chernihiv, 2022. Photo by Oleksandr Kucherov.

Join us for an evening with President and CEO Bénédicte de Montlaur as she discusses WMF's current projects to address the urgent safeguarding of Ukraine's cultural heritage during the time of war and the organization's vital mission to protect the world's most treasured places. 

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October 22, 2022

2022 World Monuments Summit

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

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September 28, 2022 to October 02, 2022

Monumental Journeys: American Southwest

House on Fire, 2019.

WMF President and CEO, Bénédicte de Montlaur will lead an adventurous trip to visit the 2020 Watch site, Bears Ears National Monument. Bears Ears includes thousands of ancient Native American cliff dwellings, community centers, rock peckings and paintings, and artifacts, which had remained undisturbed until the mid-nineteenth century.

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September 11, 2022 to September 15, 2022

Monumental Journeys: Ireland

Monumental Journeys: Ireland will explore the beautiful heritage of the Emerald Isle with visits to past WMF projects and behind the scenes visits to some of Ireland’s most beautiful homes and estates, hosted by the families and custodians of this country’s extraordinary heritage.

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August 25, 2022

Koutammakou, Benin and Togo

This video tour will accompany viewers on a journey through each step of the takienta building process, exploring the significance of sustainability and continuous transmission of traditional knowledge among the Batammariba people.

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July 28, 2022

Bunce Island, Sierra Leone

Taking viewers behind-the-scenes at the site and exploring its unique historical and social significance, Project Manager Isatu Smith will consider the question of how our built environment bears witness to the truths of the past and the present.

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