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Red Monastery: Conservation and Training, Job Creation, Site Management, Community Awareness
Director: Michael Jones
The magnificent painted interior of the Red Monastery Church now cleaned and conserved by ARCE is an irreplaceable piece of Egypt's cultural heritage. To guarantee the sustainability and preservation of the Red Monastery Church, ARCE will implement a conservation and training field school, a site management plan, and a cultural awareness program. Each is aimed at safeguarding the site by respecting the multiple significances the church has for different groups, as a combination of living religious heritage in use and a very important historic monument.
January - December 2017
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
The International Council of Museums, in an effort to fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods, compiles the Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk. This list aims to help art and heritage professionals and law enforcement officials identify Egyptian objects that are protected by national and international legislations. View the Red List for Egypt.