Her Majesty Queen Sofía and Her Excellency Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa Of Bahrain Honored at Annual World Monuments Fund Hadrian Gala on October 21, 2015
The grand ballroom of Cipriani’s 42nd Street was filled with approximately 350 guests on October 21, 2015, to celebrate World Monuments Fund’s 50th Anniversary and to honor two remarkable women for their accomplishments and leadership on behalf of heritage preservation.
In The Media
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Crews Work to Save Babylon
CNN’s Ben Wedeman meets the team trying to preserve what’s left of the ancient city of Babylon for future generations. Segment features WMF’s Jeff Allen.
Nepal mourns and prepares to rebuild after heritage is destroyed in deadly quake
Lisa Ackerman is interviewed about the devastating impact of the earthquake in Nepal.
High Line Founder to Lead World Monuments Fund
Joshua David will become president of World Monuments Fund, making him the third leader in the organization’s 50-year history. He will succeed Bonnie Burnham, who is retiring on Nov. 2 after 30 years.
El Museo Remigio Crespo de Cuenca recibe donación para su restauración
Concern About Palmyra’s Ancient Riches
WMF President Bonnie Burnham is quoted in this New York Times article about Palmyra being threatened by the arrival of Islamic State militants.