Date Announced for 2012 National Archaeology Day
January 23, 2012
The Archaeological Institute of America is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual celebration of National Archaeology Day will be held on October 20, 2012. The AIA is actively seeking partners to host events and join in as supporting organizations to celebrate this event throughout the month of October. Last year more than a dozen organizations and 83 local AIA societies joined in to help the AIA host over 100 events that reached approximately 14,000 people.
In February, the AIA will release a supporting organization form and promotion packet. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to receive updates about becoming a supporting organization. Information will also be posted at www.nationalarchaeologyday.org/.
International Archaeology Day in Anchorage, Alaska was hosted by archaeologists from the state and federal level at University of Anchorage.
For International Archaeology Day, the Oriental Institute hosted a film screening "Breaking Ground: the Story of the Oriental Institute."
Parkin Archeological State Park commemorated International Archaeology Day 2013