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.
March 18, 2015
Donation of 500 copies of Beyond the Dreams of Avarice: The Hermann Goering Collection to the German Centre for Lost Cultural Property in Berlin
(In German: Spende-von-500-Exemplaren-des-Buches-„Beyond-the-Dreams-of-Avarice-The-Hermann-Goering-Collection“-durch-das-Deutsche-Zentrum-Kulturgutverluste-in-Berlin-entgegengenommen) From left: Dr. Günter Winands (Founding Director of the German Centre for Lost Cultural Property); Robert Edsel, and...More...
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...More...
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...More...