AIA Statement On Archaeology And Social Justice

"This historic moment reminds us of the necessity to be better and to make our discipline better. We want to make clear that Black lives matter, and that we stand in solidarity with victims of systemic injustice around the world."

Annual Meeting

Due to COVID-19, the 2021 Annual Meeting will be held as a virtual event. The meeting will be held over six days from January 5-10, 2021. Submissions are still being accepted for open sessions and workshops. The deadlines to submit are August 2, 2020 and August 16, 2020 (with a $25 fee).

Educational & Virtual Tours Resources List

We have compiled a list of resources to support teaching and learning at home. The list includes AIA online resources as well as links to other content we have collected from around the web.

International Archaeology Day

International Archaeology Day (IAD) is an annual celebration of archaeology coordinated by the AIA. Every October, the AIA & collaborating organizations around the world present archaeological programs & activities for people of all ages & interests. IAD's 10th anniversary will be celebrated on October 17, 2020.

Archaeology magazine

ARCHAEOLOGY has been published continuously for more than 70 years by the Archaeological Institute of America, which is dedicated to supporting archaeological inquiry and to fostering the pursuit of knowledge about human heritage.

American Journal of Archaeology

The AJA, one of the world’s most distinguished and widely distributed journals devoted to archaeology, has set the standard for archaeological scholarship since 1885.

Statement on Archaeology & Social Justice

Annual Meeting

Online Resources List

International Archaeology Day

Archaeology Magazine

American Journal of Archaeology

for professionals

The AIA supports archaeological excavations, research, publications, and presentations. Find out more about our Fellowships and Grants, Publication Support, Career Services, and Annual Meeting.

for local societies

The AIA has over 100 affiliated local societies throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe that host programs and carry out the AIA's mission in their communities.

for the public

Interested in learning more about archaeology? The AIA's mission includes informing and educating people of all ages and interest levels about archaeology and discoveries that are being made around the world.

field projects

Interested in participating in an archaeological project? The AIA has resources for people looking to get into the field and for armchair archaeologists.

our publications

Our award-winning popular magazine and one of the world’s most distinguished and widely distributed journals devoted to archaeology

support Us

The AIA is North America's largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to archaeology. The Institute advances awareness, education, fieldwork, preservation, publication, and research of archaeological sites and cultural heritage throughout the world. Your contribution makes a difference.

join now

When you join the Archaeological Institute of America, you’ll be joining a group of individuals passionate about archaeology, protecting the world’s cultural heritage, and disseminating archaeological research.

AIA tours

Travel with an engaging and informative AIA Tours lecturer, plus trip managers and local guides. Each well-paced itinerary offers ample time at each site. By traveling on an AIA Tour you directly support the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) while personally gaining the benefit of the AIA’s network of scholars and worldwide contacts.

AIA e-update

Important announcements and new content are highlighted in the e-Update, our biweekly email bulletin containing links to the latest information and features on the AIA website.