Mario Testino, one of the world’s most well-known and influential photographers and a native of Lima, Peru, has been named President of the Board of World Monuments Fund Peru, the organization’s first office in South America, by Bonnie Burnham, President of World Monuments Fund (WMF). Mr.
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World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced today the receipt of an award of $220,000 from the David Berg Foundation of New York for five projects at Jewish heritage sites in Europe and Africa: the Schola Canton in Venice, Italy; the Great Synagogue of Iaşi, Romania; Split Synagogue in Croatia; Subotica
The stone marking Henry VIII's foundation of the Royal Naval Dockyard at Deptford 500 years ago has been rediscovered behind a false wall at University College London.
A ceremony today at Mandalay’s Shwe Nan-Daw Monastery will mark the beginning of a two-year conservation project at the site involving Myanmar’s Ministry of Culture, World Monuments Fund (WMF), and the U.S. Embassy in Yangon, with the support of the U.S.
In November 2013, World Monuments Fund (WMF) celebrated the graduation of the first class of students from its heritage management training program in Iraq. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation and the U.S.
World Monuments Fund (WMF) and the Thai Ministry of Culture’s Fine Arts Department (FAD) are undertaking a two-year project of documentation, conservation, and site-management at Wat Chaiwatthanaram in Ayutthaya, Thailand, to continue its work at the seventeenth-century Buddhist temple, which was
The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and World Monuments Fund (WMF) today announced the public release of Arches (version 1.0), a user-friendly, open source information management software system built specifically to help heritage organizations safeguard cultural heritage sites worldwide.
Following the dramatic analysis and statistics revealed through the Route 66 Economic Impact Study of 2012, World Monuments Fund (WMF) convened a strategic roundtable to explore the sustainability of the highway as a cultural and recreational venue and an economic engine for the eight states the
In a significant and tangible demonstration of partnership, the Government of Tanzania, the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar, the European Union and the United States of America have joined forces to support the preservation and promotion of a landmark historical site in Stone Town, Zanzibar.
Lors de la conférence de presse qui s’est tenue aujourd’hui, Mme Bonnie Burnham, présidente du World Monuments Fund (WMF), a présenté le World Monuments Watch 2014, une liste comprenant un large éventail de sites culturels menacés pour des raisons naturelles ou par l’impact des changements sociau