Congressional
Gold Medal Ceremony

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, the United States Congress presented the Monuments Men and women, of all fourteen nations, with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the United States.

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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.

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August 10, 2016

New Television Series "Hunting Nazi Treasure" Asks the Public to Join the Hunt for Priceless Objects Missing Since World War II

DALLAS, Aug. 10, 2016 -- The Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art is pleased to announce its participation in a new original investigative television series,...

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August 09, 2016

Our Work Continues!

On October 20, 2015, I announced to some 2,500 people attending my presentation at SMU’s Tate Lecture Series that the Monuments Men Foundation would “begin ceasing operations...

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November 11, 2015

Monuments Men Congressional Gold Medal at Kimbell Art Museum

The Monuments Men Congressional Gold Medal will be on exhibit from Veterans' Day, Nov. 11, until Nov. 15 at the Kimbell Art Museum. The museum is displaying...

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