New York, NY, August 3, 2017 – World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced today their partnership with Kumamoto Machinami Trust (KMT) supporting local community efforts in Kumamoto Castle Town, Japan, to restore several iconic structures damaged by the Kumamoto Earthquake in April 2016.
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World Monuments Fund Secures £536,000 to train Syrian Refugees in Heritage Conservation Skills from the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund
World Monuments Fund’s Historic Collaboration at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Launched with Lead Funding from WMF Trustee Mica Ertegun
$1.3 Million in Support Given by Ertegun for the Conservation Work on the Structure that Houses the Tomb of Christ
American Express and World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced today $1 million in grant funding to support preservation efforts at five historic sites currently on the 2016 World Monuments Watch.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK/MOSCOW, RUSSIA, March 9, 2016— A two-day event will take place on Saturday, March 19, and Sunday, March 20, 2016, in Moscow, Russia, to celebrate Shukhov Tower’s 94th anniversary and the launch of a petition to save the modern icon, which currently faces the th
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.
World Monuments Fund (WMF) President Bonnie Burnham has announced the 2016 World Monuments Watch, presenting a diverse group of cultural heritage sites at risk from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political, and economic change. Marking 20 years of the Watch, the 2016 list features 50 sites in 36 countries, dating from prehistory to the twentieth century.
En sus 20 años de historia, el emblemático programa de promoción y defensa del World Monuments Fund ha incluido a 790 sitios en 135 países
World Monuments Fund (WMF) and Woodlawn Conservancy, Inc., in collaboration with the International Masonry Institute (IMI), have partnered to create The Woodlawn Cemetery Preservation Training Program, a two year pilot program offering job training opportunities in stone masonry and stone conserv