International Archaeology Day Blog

Results for Week 2: Build Your Own Monument—Chichén Itzá

May 1, 2020

Last week’s Stonehenge challenge got the ball rolling for the Build Your Own Monument contest. This week 60 competitors submitted their creative and original replicas of the Temple of Kukulkan, […]

Build Your Own Stonehenge Results

April 24, 2020

As modern civilizations hunkered down to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Archaeological Institute of America launched a competition that challenged individuals and families stuck at home to replicate some […]

The IAD Build Your Own Monument Challenge has Begun

April 13, 2020

The AIA challenge to build your own monument has begun! Count down to the 10th anniversary of International Archaeology Day (IAD), by replicating some of the most iconic archaeological sites […]

AIA-Tampa Bay Society Hosts Event Despite Tropical Storm

February 3, 2020

Despite the untimely arrival of a tropical storm, the AIA-Tampa Bay Society forged ahead with plans to host an International Archaeology Day event in October 2019.  The event was moved […]

IAD at the Parthenon with the AIA-Nashville Society

January 31, 2020

Did you know that Centennial Park in Nashville, Tennessee is home to a full-scale replica of the Athenian Parthenon?  In 2019 the AIA-Nashville Society received an AIA Society Outreach Grant […]

IAD Celebrated in San Diego at Arch in the Park

November 14, 2019

The San Diego County Archaeological Society held its 21st Annual Arch in the Park event this year in celebration of both International Archaeology Day and California Archaeology Month. The event […]

AIA-St. Louis Society Celebrates IAD

November 13, 2019

The St. Louis Society hosted International Archaeology Day 2019 at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site. Attendees were encouraged to explore the site and the museum. Professor Steve Dasovich […]

Five Days of IAD Celebrations in Samara, Russia

November 12, 2019

Over 120 students participated in the transdisciplinary art-cultural educational project “Archaeology as a Sphere of Creativity: From Past Experience to Invention of Future” in Samara, Russia as part of International […]

Vancouver Celebrates IAD at the University of British Columbia

November 8, 2019

On International Archaeology Day, the AIA-Vancouver Society sponsored an event held in the Laboratory of Archaeology (LOA) at University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology. Over 40 attendees were treated […]

“It Belongs in a Museum” with the Old Colony History Museum

November 7, 2019

Over a dozen people participated in the “It Belongs in a Museum” archaeology highlights tour at the Old Colony History Museum in Taunton, Massachusetts as part of International Archaeology Day […]

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