International Archaeology Day Blog

#ArchaeoStart for IAD!

September 19, 2023

We’re launching a new social media campaign for International Archaeology Day 2023! It’s called #ArchaeoStart, and it asks archaeologists to look back on what got them into the field and […]

IAD Listening Session Participants Share Event Promotion Experiences and Tips

September 6, 2023

At the end of August, in the third installment of the AIA’s 2023 International Archaeology Day Listening Sessions, Collaborating Organizations from across the United States and even from Italy gathered […]

Archaeodoodles 2023 Contest Announcement!

September 1, 2023

Do you like drawing and archaeology? Then we have the International Archaeology Day contest for you! IAD is coming up sooner than we think on Saturday, October 21. In the […]

Houston Skyline Surprise

August 28, 2023

Houstonians may have noticed a new addition to the city’s skyline, an authentic Marsh Arab reed mudhif taking shape on the campus of Rice University. To bring awareness to the […]

Two More Listening Sessions Coming Up for IAD!

August 16, 2023

We’ve had two listening sessions with collaborating organizations for International Archaeology Day so far, and we have two more coming up in the next couple of months. First, we did […]

IAD Events at the National Arts Club

July 18, 2023

The National Arts Club has celebrated International Archaeology Day for quite a few years, holding lectures that they have publicly posted on YouTube to share with asynchronous viewers! On October […]

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 […]

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