Giving4Giotto - Save these world heritage Unesco frescos now
A call to arms to save this wondrous masterpiece of art before it is too late!
This project is focused on conserving the inestimable work of Giotto, in his superb interpretation of the life of Saint Francis of Assisi.
The restoration of the cycle of frescoes coming over 60 years after the last intervention, is an exceptional opportunity to rediscover the simple magnificence and communicative strength of Giotto and secrets and technique of the work carried out inside one of the greatest Franciscan basilicas in the world.
In order to save this much loved work of art we must act very quickly - we have already started thanks to private funding and now we just need you, and your generosity to help to finance it.
Santa Croce is a unique place in the world, where faith, art, spirituality and memory intertwine, a mine of universal values.
In Italy we live surrounded by artistic and historical beauty, It’s part of our everyday life, who we are - we are proud of our heritage but are also proud to acknowledge that it isn’t just ours, we are simply its guardians, we must ensure these treasures are passed on, unscathed, to future generations. Italy’s cultural heritage is a world legacy … this beauty will hopefully keep the dark times away, and enrich us all.
Donate now, and take your place in history. Grazie mille!