In January 2013, restoration work will begin at the Carracci Gallery, which was completed in the Palazzo Farnese between the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century by the painter Annibale Carracci with help from his brother Agostino and a number of colleagues and collab
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Bonnie Burnham, president of World Monuments Fund (WMF), today announced that WMF has awarded the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize to the Architectural Consortium for Hizuchi Elementary School, for its impeccable restoration of Hizuchi Elementary School in Hizuchi, Yawatahama City,
World Monuments Fund (WMF) announces the launch of “World Monuments Watch Day,” comprising a series of celebratory and educational events to be held at cultural heritage sites around the world.
World Monuments Fund (WMF), the leading independent organization devoted to saving cultural-heritage sites across the world, and World Savvy, a global nonprofit that educates and engages youth in world and community affairs, today announced “Sustaining Cultural Heritage: Project-Based Learning Un
Recent conservation work at Qusayr ’Amra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 85 kilometers east of Amman, has revealed the name of the Umayyad prince who commissioned the construction of the building.
The Kyoto Center for Community Collaboration (KCCC) and World Monuments Fund (WMF) have announced the completion of restoration work at a historic machiya (townhouse) in Kyoto. The machiya, called Furaibo, will open to the public as a museum on May 25.
At an inauguration ceremony today, two historic rooms of the Fuggerhouse in Augsburg, Germany, were reopened to the public to mark the completion of extensive conservation work. The mayor of Augsburg, donors to the project, and representatives of the Denkmalamt of Bavaria were present.
Today, American Express and World Monuments Fund announced $1 million in grant funding to six historic sites. This is the first allocation from a $5 million, five-year grant to the World Monuments Fund to support the World Monuments Watch.
Bonnie Burnham, President of World Monuments Fund (WMF), and officials of Madhya Pradesh, announced today a partnership to conserve a portfolio of historic sites in the Indian state.