Ukrainian heritage under greater threat with increased violence and approaching difficult winter months. The International alliance for the protection of heritage in conflict areas (ALIPH) announced today a $1 million commitment by the J. Paul Getty Trust to support the protection of Ukraine’s cultural heritage.
Saint Joan of Myrrh Church, Kharkiv, damaged during shelling of the city. Image © Emmanuel Durand
The MOSAIKON course in Sidon assembled mosaic conservation trainees to tackle long-term preservation of mosaics in storage.
MOSAIKON participants in Sidon, Lebanon, photo by Anwar Sabik
Getty Conservation Institute partners with Department of Culture and Tourism-Abu Dhabi (DCT) to teach conservation best practices. Local and international experts will gather in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates and Nizwa, Oman from October 22 to November 19, 2022 for the International Course on the Conservation of Earthen Architecture.
International Course on the Conservation of Earthen Architecture. © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Details of rare 19th century photographs available online for the first time. Qandahar, Afghanistan, has stood at the center of cultural convergence and conflict for over two millennia. In 1881, toward the end of the Second Anglo-Afghan War, a British military doctor took among the earliest photographs of the city. Over 140 years later, the collect...
Conservation of Mosaics in Middle East are Focus of Getty's Final MOSAIKON Courses. These advanced MOSAIKON courses will train professionals for the long-term preservation of mosaics.
Getty Announces Winner of International Design Competition in Cyprus. Winning firm Hugh Broughton Architects will bring protective shelter designs to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Nea Pafos
Rendering of shelter prototype for interior of Villa of Theseus, Hugh Broughton Architects
Grant will help restore thousands of documents and photographs critical to the study of modern architecture. The Getty Foundation has awarded a $240,000 grant to help restore critically important architectural archives damaged by an April 2021 fire.
Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, the newly enhanced digital atlas will allow users to view thousands of digitized archival photographs, architectural plans, and landscapes that animate Rio’s evolving cityscape.