The recently elected mayor of Sparta is planning a series of events in 2020 to commemorate the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae. The ongoing work to restore the Theatre of Sparta through Diazoma is likely to be featured
With support from the J.M. Kaplan Fund, Global Heritage Fund joined forces with the Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa (EAMENA) project to improve heritage protection through "From Training to Implementation: Awards Presented by Global Heritage Fund."
Voices of Alabama, an oral history collaboration between World Monuments Fund and the African-American Civil Rights Heritage Sites Consortium, launched online. This incredible resource allows users to "explore the stories of 20 sites of worship, lodging, and civic engagement
The work of Shari Stocker and Jack Davis of the University of Cincinnati at the Greek site of Pylos has been featured in the Sept/Oct issue of Archaeology magazine. Read the article on their website.
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosted a Legacy Youth Leadership Program in July, which enabled a group of 20 high school students from Birmingham to spend time at each of the Civil Rights Heritage Sites in the Consortium. This
The Idlib Antiquities Center has continued to document antiquities discovered while creating a bomb-shelter in Northern Syria thanks to the Fund’s ongoing support for the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. Read more on CAORC's website.
At the archaeological site of Delos, where the Fund has supported planning and site conservation in recent years, the artist Antony Gormley has installed a series of bodyform sculptures “re-inhabiting” the site. In part due to this uncommon exhibition, the
Victoria Herrmann, 2017 Innovation Prize awardee and founder of Rising Tides, writes about how climate change poses a threat to cultural heritage in Scientific American.