International Archaeology Day Blog

Tweetathons are back for 2022!

September 28, 2022

The popular International Archaeology Day Tweetathons that started as a pandemic innovation will be back again for the third year in a row. We’ll have a full set of Tweethaon […]

Diving for the Clotilda Virtual Event on International Archaeology Day 2022

September 7, 2022

Save the date and join us on Saturday, October 15 at 2 pm ET for a very special virtual event we’re hosting in celebration of International Archaeology Day (IAD). In […]

Announcing our 2021 ArchaeoDoodles Winners

October 16, 2021

Nearly 900 votes were cast in the last week to determine two winners in the 2021 ArchaeoDoodles contest.  Congratulations to our two winners: Annemarie DeMarco (adult category) and six-year-old Frances […]

Tweetathons are Back!

September 3, 2021

After a highly successful debut last October in celebration of International Archaeology Day, the AIA will be bringing back Tweetathons in 2021. Mark your calendar for Tuesdays and Fridays leading […]

2021 ArchaeoDoodles Contest is Live

August 25, 2021

The International Archaeology Day ArchaeoDoodles contest is back for its second year! Help bring the AIA’s glossary of archaeological terms to life by submitting an illustration or digital design. This […]

Build Your Own Monument: Angkor Wat

April 30, 2021

While constructing a replica of Angkor Wat as part of this year’s Build Your Own Monument competition was clearly intimidating for some, one family from Las Vegas, Nevada excelled at […]

Build Your Own Parthenon Winners

April 16, 2021

After a highly successful debut in 2020, the AIA’s Build Your Own Monument competition returned in 2021.  For the first week of the competition, we challenged participants to replicate the […]

AIA Launches #BuildYourOwnMonument 2021 Competition!

March 30, 2021

As the pandemic grinds on, the Archaeological Institute of America is launching its second Build Your Own Monument (BYOM) competition.  Last year’s inaugural BYOM contest, originally slated to kick off in […]

Project CLAY Presents: IAD Celebration Video

October 19, 2020

Video Transcript In celebration of International Archaeology Day 2020, Project CLAY is pleased to present a video montage featuring archaeologists around the world, in hopes of inspiring kids around the […]

Congratulations to ArchaeoDoodles Winners

October 17, 2020

Congratulations to Annemarie DeMarco and Phoenix (age 6) for winning this year’s ArchaeoDoodles contest. During yesterday’s voting period Annemarie’s submission for hieroglyphs garnered over 150 votes in the Adult category […]

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