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Bonnie Burnham, President of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that actress Jeanne Tripplehorn, who currently stars in HBO’s critically acclaimed series, Big Love, has agreed to serve as a spokesperson for WMF, the leading independent organization devoted to saving the world’s most

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World Monuments Fund (WMF) has recently completed three important projects in France, initiated by WMF Europe: the 17th-century Choeur des Religieuses (or nuns’ choir) in the Couvent de la Visitation in Moulins, the 18thcentury Salon de Musique in the Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal in Paris, and the 1

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The World Monuments Fund (WMF) will present its annual Hadrian Award to His Highness Maharaja Gajsinghji II of Jodhpur in recognition of his extraordinary efforts to restore and protect India’s architectural and cultural patrimony.

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Press release | May 15, 2009

Church of San Juan Bautista, Huaro, Peru

Bertrand du Vignaud, President of World Monuments Fund Europe; Marcela Temple de Pérez de Cuéllar; members of Peru’s National Institute of Culture (INC); and other distinguished guests today celebrated the completion of the first phase of the restoration of the Church of San Juan Bautista, in Hua

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Press release | May 15, 2009

Cartuja de Miraflores, Burgos, Spain

A monument that evokes a major turning point in the history of Spain and the world has just been restored by the World Monuments Fund: Cartuja de Santa María de Miraflores, which contains the tomb of the Infante Alfonso and the mausoleum of his parents, King John II and his second wife Isabel, wh

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The 2008 World Monuments Watch List of 100 Most Endangered Sites was announced today by Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), the nonprofit organization that, for more than 40 years, has helped save hundreds of endangered architectural and cultural sites around the world.

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