Mission Statement

The Monuments Men Foundation honors the legacy of the men and women who served in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section, known as the "Monuments Men," and their unprecedented and heroic work protecting and safeguarding civilization's most important artistic and cultural treasures from armed conflict during World War II. Raising public awareness is essential to the Foundation's mission.

Latest News

June 10, 2014

President Obama Signs Legislation Awarding Monuments Men with Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday evening, President Barack Obama signed Congresswoman Kay Granger’s (TX-12) Monuments Men Recognition Act into law officially awarding the Monuments Men...

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May 21, 2014

​Senator Blunt’s Bill To Honor ‘Monuments Men’ Passes House & Senate

Bipartisan Legislation Awards Congressional Gold Medal To Men & Women Who Fought To Preserve Cultural Artifacts In World War II WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator...

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May 19, 2014

Granger Applauds Passage of Monuments Men Gold Medal Bill

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve Congresswoman Kay Granger’s (TX-12) Monuments Men Recognition Act, H.R. 3658. The bipartisan legislation will...

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