The past year has brought exciting new partnerships, new initiatives, and raised new challenges. As a way of reflecting on 2022 in preparation for the year to come, we’re highlighting some of the accomplishments the World Monuments Fund (WMF) team has achieved over the course of the previous 12... Read more
In February 2015, months after ISIS captured Mosul, the group published a video of the destruction of the Mosul Cultural Museum. Although the city was retaken by the army in July 2017, the site remains significantly damaged and... Read more
We are delighted to embark on yet another year with you, our friends and supporters, to safeguard treasured places around the world and support the communities that care for them. As we move into the new year, we invite you to reflect with us on some of World Monuments Fund's (WMF)... Read more
The takienta, the traditional Batammariba house, is the living product of a distinctive cultural expression and the focus of World Monuments Fund's (WMF) work at Koutammakou, a 2020 World Monuments Watch site in Benin and Togo.
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This year marks 200 years since Peru's proclamation of independence. As we commemorate this bicentennial, we want to share some of World Monuments Fund's (WMF) work preserving the treasured heritage of this incredible country. The Peru’s enormous variety of cultural sites requires a... Read more
Home to a wide variety of natural and cultural heritage, the African continent represents a stunning diversity of cultures and practices. From vestiges of civilizations past to centuries-old churches and rich cultural landscapes, heritage sites across Africa span all of human history.
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Benin, Egypt, Ethiopia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe