Past Events

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October 01, 2015

Hidden China

Hidden China Seen by very few, the 18th century Qianlong Garden in the Forbidden City - where WMF is partnering with the Palace Museum - will provide the unforgettable setting for a celebration.

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Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons

The Mughal emperors once ruled over the greatest of all Muslim empires. Agra, their capital from 1556 to 1658, had a population of almost 700,000, dwarfing the largest cities of the West. It was created to resemble an earthly paradise, with fragrant gardens along a lazy bend of the Yamuna River. Dalrymple will lead us on a journey through Mughal Agra, where World Monuments Fund is currently collaborating on the restoration of two surviving gardens.

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July 03, 2015 to September 06, 2015

2015 Modernism at Risk

Modernism at Risk will be on view at Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve in Las Vegas, Nevada, from July 3 to September 6, 2015. An integral part of the WMF Modernism at Risk program, this exhibition consists of large-scale photographs by noted photographer Andrew Moore and interpretative panels highlighting five case studies that explore the role architects and designers play in preserving modern landmarks at risk.

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May 05, 2015

Latin American Modernism at Risk

“Latin American Modernism at Risk” explores the preservation challenges, including changing economies, modernization, and development, being faced by modern buildings and sites in Latin America today.

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April 14, 2015 to April 16, 2015

Midcentury Modern: Materials and Preservation

This three-day symposium in St. Louis will feature a keynote speech on preservation of mid-century structures by Gunny Harboe, plus 23 lectures, a panel discussion, poster session, and tours by leading professionals from across the country.

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