Past Events

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December 02, 2015

An Evening with Robert Wilson

Join us for an intimate evening with Robert Wilson, one of the world’s foremost theater and visual artists, and an avant-garde visionary. Wilson invites us into his astonishing aesthetic universe with hundreds of striking images from throughout his prolific career, in an intimate self-portrait of his creative process.

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November 12, 2015

Heritage & Conflict

Join us for our inaugural talk in World Monuments Fund Britian’s Heritage & Conflict series.

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Choir mural post-conservation, August 2011

Every two years, the World Monuments Watch is a call to action for cultural heritage around the globe that is at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political, and economic change. Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Watch, this lecture will cover the history of the Watch and highlight 2016 sites, which will be announced in mid- October.

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October 21, 2015

2015 Hadrian Gala After Party

2015 Hadrian Gala After Party

World Monuments Fund invites you to the fifth annual Hadrian Gala After Party, which benefits WMF’s work in the protection and preservation of architectural heritage around the world.

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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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