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2016 World Monuments Watch Press Kit

  • 2016 Watch Press Release
  • 2016 Watch Press Release (Spanish)
  • 2016 Watch Sites at a Glance
  • 2016 Watch Facts and Figures
  • 2016 Watch Selection Committee
  • 2016 Watch Contact sheets
  • 2016 Watch Map

2015 Press Releases


—Continuing our 50th Anniversary celebration, World Monuments Fund (WMF) will honor Her Majesty Queen Sofía and Her Excellency Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa of Bahrain at the twenty-eighth annual Hadrian Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.

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In the News

High Line Founder to Lead World Monuments Fund

Joshua David will become president of World Monuments Fund, making him the third leader in the organization’s 50-year history. He will succeed Bonnie Burnham, who is retiring on Nov. 2 after 30 years.

The New York Times, Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Crews Work to Save Babylon

CNN’s Ben Wedeman meets the team trying to preserve what’s left of the ancient city of Babylon for future generations. Segment features WMF’s Jeff Allen.

CNN, Thursday, June 18, 2015

Nepal mourns and prepares to rebuild after heritage is destroyed in deadly quake

Lisa Ackerman is interviewed about the devastating impact of the earthquake in Nepal.

The Art Newspaper, Tuesday, June 2, 2015