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ARCHAEOLOGY magazine is a benefit of your AIA membership and comes at no extra charge. If you elect to join/renew without the magazine, the portion of your dues allocated for a subscription will be used towards supporting AIA Programs like outreach and education, site preservation, and archaeology fairs.

To join or renew without the magazine, please select your desired membership category below. If you wish to pay by check or money order, please use our printable membership application.

Society Membership

One Year Two Years
Regular Society Membership $70 $130
Regular Society Membership w/ AJA $150 $290

Discount Membership

For students, K-12 educators, and active military personnel. Proof of current full-time status required.

  One Year Two Years
Discounted Society Membership $40 $75
Discounted Society Membership w/ AJA $80 $155

Members Outside of the US: Additional shipping/handling charges to mail publications apply: $15/year for Archaeology, $30/year for AJA, $45/year for both. Please review the dues instruction at the top of the payment portal page to calculate your full payment.

ARCHAEOLOGY Electronic Subscriptions: The magazine is available in electronic format (email required). Please write that you prefer the electronic version in the “notes” section of the online payment portal. If you wish to change your subscription, please contact the AIA’s Membership Office.

AJA Electronic Subscriptions: The American Journal of Archaeology offers an electronic subscription option. If you wish to change your subscription or start a new electronic or combo subscription, please contact the AIA’s Membership Office.

All prices are in U.S. dollars. The membership contribution portion of each level is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Publications are not tax-deductible as contributions but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Memberships are nonrefundable except for the portion applied to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine. All profits of  ARCHAEOLOGY magazine support the Institute. $16.00 of your annual membership dues are allocated for a 1-year subscription to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine; published six times per year.

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  • $100 off an AIA Tour
  • 20% discount on AIA and ARCHAEOLOGY merchandise
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