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.
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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
Continuing our 50th Anniversary celebration, World Monuments Fund (WMF) will honor Her Majesty Queen Sofía and Her Excellency Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa of Bahrain at the twenty-eighth annual Hadrian Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.
For just the third time in its history, World Monuments Fund (WMF) has a new leader. Joshua David, Co-Founder and former President of New York’s Friends of the High Line, will succeed retiring WMF President Bonnie Burnham on November 2, 2015.
The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced today the launch of the most advanced version of Arches, the inventory and management system for cultural heritage.
Today, World Monuments Fund Britain announced the appointment of John Darlington as Executive Director.
World Monuments Fund (WMF) and Yangon Heritage Trust (YHT) will host an international forum on the sustainable development of Yangon, Myanmar, from January 15–17, 2015.
World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced today a grant to support the efforts of the local community in Ozu, Ehime Prefecture, to restore and preserve Sanro-Den at Sukunahikona Shrine, an example of kake-zukuri style architecture that is most famously seen at Kiyomizu-dera Temple, a World Heritage si