The Finca Vigía Foundation works collaboratively with Cuban colleagues to preserve and conserve Ernest Hemingway’s rich legacy in Cuba.

From 2006–2008 the collection was removed and the entire house was preserved to its current splendor. See The Results »

More than 10,000 documents including original manuscripts, scrapbooks, correspondence and photographs have been conserved and digitized. Learn About The Collection »

The Taller, a museum quality conservation center with archival storage and wet and dry conservation laboratories, is being built on site. See Our Progress »

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Your gifts make it possible for us to ship materials to Cuba, conserve thousands of irreplaceable Hemingway letters and photographs, install an HVAC system in The Taller and train a team of archivists. Learn more »

— Jenny Phillips & Bob Vila Board of Directors Co-chairs

OUR MISSION

Death of Founder and Co-Chair, Jenny Phillips

Jenny and Frank Phillips

It is with profound sadness that we announce the untimely death of our founder and board co-chair, Jenny Phillips. Jenny drowned July 9th, 2018 while swimming off her beloved Nantucket. Jenny was an incredibly accomplished woman who devoted herself to making the world a more just and humane place. More »

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