Bonnie Burnham, President of World Monuments Fund (WMF), today announced that WMF and the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism have embarked on a historic partnership to conserve the Ani Cathedral and the Church of the Holy Savior, in Ani, a medieval city in northeastern Turkey.
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Under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, The Jordanian Department of Antiquities (DoA), the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) in Los Angeles, and World Monuments Fund (WMF) today are launching the Middle Eastern Geodatabase for Antiquities, Jordan—MEGA-Jordan or
Two years after a devastating earthquake hit the Abruzzo region of Italy, an important historic structure damaged in the tremor has been returned to its community fully restored.
The deadline for nominating a cultural-heritage site to the 2012 World Monuments Watch is March 15, 2011. World Monuments Fund’s biennial Watch list of endangered sites sounds an urgent call to action on behalf of sites at risk across the globe.
The Prince Claus Fund (PCF) and World Monuments Fund (WMF) today announced that work has begun on the four projects that have been identified as the initial focus of the collaborative PCF/WMF Cultural Heritage Emergency Response program.
Bonnie Burnham, president, World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF has awarded its 2010 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize to Bierman Henket architecten and Wessel de Jonge architecten, leading practitioners in the restoration of modern buildings, for their technically and pr
The Strawberry Hill Trust today announced that the £9 million, two-year-long restoration of Horace Walpole’s magnificent Gothic castle Strawberry Hill is complete and the site will re-open to the public on Saturday, October 2, 2010.
World Monuments Fund (WMF) and American Express join St. Paul's Cathedral in celebrating the completion of the first phase of work on a sustainable tourism program at this iconic London landmark.
World Monuments Fund (WMF), the leading international independent organization dedicated to preserving cultural heritage around the world, announced today that it is partnering with the Kyoto Center for Community Collaboration (KCCC) to help build sustainable stewardship for the Kyoto machiya in
.Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that the landmark A. Conger Goodyear House, designed by Edward Durell Stone, has been sold with a preservation easement that will protect its architectural integrity in perpetuity.