International Archaeology Day Blog

Puget Sound Celebrates IAD

November 3, 2023

The AIA-Puget Sound Society partnered in sponsoring a celebration of International Archaeology Day at the Burke Museum this year. The museum hosted a┬áday of activities to learn about local and […]

IAD at the Corning Museum of Glass

November 2, 2023

For IAD 2023, the AIA-Finger Lakes (Ithaca) Society put on an event at the Corning Museum of Glass inspired by the museum’s current exhibit, Dig Deeper: Discovering an Ancient Glass […]

Unearthing the Past with Archaeological Geophysics

November 1, 2023

The Kenya Society of Geophysical Professionals held an IAD celebration on October 21 as a testament to the importance of unearthing and preserving our shared human heritage. Participants learned about […]

Celebrating IAD at the Queenston Heights National Historical Site

October 30, 2023

On October 21st, the Niagara Peninsula Society of the AIA hosted an International Archaeology Day field trip to the Queenston Heights National Historical Site. Guides from the Friends of Fort […]

Newlin Grist Mill’s IAD Public Excavation

October 27, 2023

This year, our excavations were in the the foundations of bank barn of unknown date. We had four volunteer excavators and forty-three participants which included children and adults. Excavations were […]

ArchTalk 2.0 | Archaeology with Save Cultural Heritage Group

October 26, 2023

2023 marks the twelfth year of International Archaeology Day (IAD) celebrations worldwide, and the seventh year of celebrations by the Save Cultural Heritage Group. This year, we joined the global […]

NJ State Museum Celebrates IAD!

October 25, 2023

This past weekend on October 21, 2023, the New Jersey State Museum participated in International Archaeology Day with talks, presentations, a short film screening, and hands-on activities. These interactive sessions […]

Happy #IAD2023!

October 21, 2023

Today is International Archaeology Day! On Wednesday, we hosted our own IAD lecture with Anne Austin on “Ancient Ink: Discovering the Tattooed Women of Ancient Egypt.” Over 800 people tuned […]

ArchaeoDoodles Contest Winners!

October 19, 2023

We’ve got some illustrious illustration champions! Thank you to everyone who submitted to the ArchaeoDoodles contest and to those who voted for their favorite submissions. The adult winner is Gina […]

2023 IAD Grant Winners Announced

October 11, 2023

We’re pleased to announce this year’s International Archaeology Day Grant winners! These grants help Societies host events associated with International Archaeology Day 2023, celebrated on Saturday, October 21 this year, […]

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