The American Friends of Italian Monumental Sculpture (AFIMS) is dedicated to assisting the City of Genoa in its efforts to preserve the art and artistic legacy of the Camposanto di Staglieno for the education and appreciation of current and future generations. Overflowing with breathtaking artwork, Camposanto di Staglieno in Genoa is one of Italy’s greatest hidden sculptural treasures. Bookmark this page to follow our restoration progress. Learn how your donation helps our mission.
Approval from the City of Genoa, Italy, Assessorato Servizi Demografici e Cimiteriali With this approval they stated their appreciation for our interest in and support of the Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno, the largest outdoor museum in Europe, and they promised the full support of their offices to collaborate with our efforts. Return to the News […]
Walter S. Arnold’s book “Staglieno – The Art of the Marble Carver” (ISBN: 978-0-9819271-4-5) was published. Response to this book inspired Mr. Arnold to seek a way to help save the deteriorating masterpieces of Staglieno, and to found AFIMS for that purpose. Return to the News Page