Bonnie Burnham, president, World Monuments Fund (WMF), and Timothy P. Whalen, director, Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), today announced the formation of the GCI–WMF Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative. Established with lead funding from the J.M.
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GCI-WMF Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative completed the first training course entirely dedicated to the inventory and rapid assessment of archaeological and historic sites of Iraq, and to the delivery of, and training in the compilation of the first module of the database that will m
On July 23, 2004, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) participate in festivities to celebrate the completed restoration of the sixteenthcentury Old Bridge (Stari Most)—a treasured landmark in the historic city of Mostar—and announce the establishment of the St
(WMF) and American Express Company today announced that seven endangered historic sites will receive funding through the new American Express Partners in Preservation program, which was launched in June of this year.
The World Monuments Fund (WMF), in partnership with the Shaker Museum and Library (SM&L), Preservation Trades Network (PTN) and University of Florida College of Design Construction and Planning (UFCDCP), has launched a model field school dedicated to traditional building and historic preserva
One of London’s best loved and most significant historical and architectural sites, the 300-year-old St Paul’s Cathedral will receive a $500,000 (approx £240,000) grant from American Express and the World Monuments Fund, which will contribute to long-term plans to open up an additional major area
Bonnie Burnham, President of the World Monuments Fund (WMF); Bertrand du Vignaud, President of World Monuments Fund Europe; Maria Pia Garavaglia, Deputy Mayor of Rome; and many other distinguished guests are celebrating the completion of the restoration of Santi Quattro Coronati’s cloister garden
The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has completed its three-year restoration of the equestrian statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni, one of Italy’s most celebrated Renaissance sculptures, after nearly a century of exposure to the elements and airborne pollutants generated by industrial development.
Hua Yao, Vice President of the Political Consultative Conference of Chengde City, joined Jinhua Wang, Dean of Research Department, Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage (CACH); Henry Ng, Executive Vice President of World Monuments Fund (WMF); and Dave Keung, Vice President & Group General Mana
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.