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.
Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF’s board of trustees has elected W. L. Lyons Brown as its new chairman, effective immediately. Mr.
The World Monuments Fund (WMF), in partnership with the Shaker Museum and Library (SM&L), Preservation Trades Network (PTN), American College of the Building Arts (ACBA), and University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning (UFCDCP), has launched a second season of a model f
Bonnie Burnham, president of the World Monuments Fund (WMF), announced today that WMF has signed two agreements with Fomento Cultural Banamex, the philanthropic branch of Banamex; the State Government of Yucatán; and the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico (INAH) to provide a
The World Monuments Fund (WMF), the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of heritage sites around the world, today presented its 20th annual Hadrian Award to Rahmi M.
American Express and the World Monuments Fund today announced a new initiative that rewards and encourages the responsible stewardship of historic sites by supporting projects that address the issue of sustainable tourism.