Past Events

View of the Ontario Place pods from the North, 2014.

On Thursday, January 7 at 12 PM EST, join us for an online discussion on the future of Ontario Place and the challenge of reimagining Modernist heritage in competing public and private spaces within a broader urban landscape. The conversation will feature Aziza Chaouni, architect and professor at the University of Toronto; Ken Greenberg, local Torontonian, urban designer, and member of the group “Ontario Place for All;" and Charles Stankievech, Canadian artist, Director of Visual Studies and Associate Professor of the Daniels Faculty of Architecture. Moderated by WMF Program Manager Javier Ors Ausín. 

 

 

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This year’s Paul Mellon Lecture “The House of Byron: Newstead’s Dysfunctional Dynasty” will explore Newstead Abbey, once one of the most admired aristocratic houses in England at the beginning of the 18th century.

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October 21, 2020

Fake Heritage: Why We Rebuild Monuments

On October 21 at 1 PM EST // 6 PM GMT, join us for an online book launch featuring WMF Britain Executive Director John Darlington's Fake Heritage: Why We Rebuild Monuments, an inside look at the questions of historical authenticity and ethics behind cultural heritage reconstruction

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A virtual discussion on Beirut's unique history and heritage, and future models for protection and revitalization in the aftermath of the explosion that tore through the city on August 4, 2020.

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August 22, 2020

Valuing Modern Heritage in India

WMF India Executive Director Amita Baig will participate on a panel discussion featuring India's underrepresented early twentieth-century architectural heritage. 

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Kasbah Streets

SAVE Britain's Heritage and WMF Britain are joining forces for a special online event on the hard fought battle to save the demolition of Grimsby's historic Docks, following their inclusion on the 2014 World Monuments Watch. 

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May 19, 2020

Spring Spotlight 2020

In light of the pandemic and WMF’s long history responding to crises of all kinds, this year’s event will focus on cultural heritage in times of crisis.

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