International Archaeology Day Blog

AIA to Unveil New Google Earth Layer on National Archaeology Day

October 18, 2011

The AIA, in conjunction with Google Earth, will debut a new layer in recognition of National Archaeology Day.

National Archaeology Day read into the United States Congressional Record

October 17, 2011

CELEBRATING NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY DAY HON. MICHAEL E. CAPUANO of MASSACHUSETTS in the House of Representatives Monday, October 3, 2011        Mr. CAPUANO. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to support the designation of October 22, 2011, as National Archaeology Day. Throughout the month of October, but particularly on the 22nd, archaeological societies across the […]

National Archaeology Day Events include Film Festival Screening

October 17, 2011

This year’s National Archaeology Day events will include a screening of “Search for the Jefferson Davis: Trader, Slaver, Raider” at the Orlando Film Festival.  See the trailer:  

Join the Hunt!

October 12, 2011

Enter the AIA “Global Scavenger Hunt” in celebration of National Archaeology Day and win a Kindle Fire e-reader. For National Archaeology Day, the AIA is inviting you to join a “Global Scavenger Hunt” for archaeological sites. The hunt will begin on October 19 and run through the 22—National Archaeology Day. Starting on the 19 we […]

AIA-MOS Archaeology Fair this weekend!

October 6, 2011

We’re excited to start celebrating the month of National Archaeology Day with the AIA-MOS Fair this Friday and Saturday in Boston!  Come join us for a day of archaeological fun! Our presenters this year are: Archaeological Institute of America, Boston National Historical Park, Diablo Glass School, Franklin Pierce Anthropology Club, Joe Bagley – Flintknapper, Legio […]

Archaeological Community Comes Together in Support of National Archaeology Day

September 30, 2011

We are very excited about the many leading archaeological organizations and archaeological sites that are reaching out to the AIA in support of National Archaeology Day!  See a full list at

Archaeology Day in Cleveland

September 27, 2011

The AIA-Cleveland Society (Cleveland Archaeological Society) will be celebrating National Archaeology Day and Ohio Archaeology Month at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History with family friendly hands-on archaeology activities!  See their event posting.

AIA-Gainesville Society Event added to National Archaeology Day Calendar!

September 26, 2011

The AIA-Gainesville Society will be doing some community outreach on National Archaeology Day by staffing a table at a popular local library with information on how library patrons can get involved with the AIA and learn more about archaeology!  There will also be an exciting lecture on “The Last Days of Pompeii” in the afternoon!  […]

Welcome to the National Archaeology Day Blog!

September 23, 2011

October 22, 2011 will be the first-ever celebration of National Archaeology Day. Sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and its 108 Local Societies, National Archaeology Day highlights archaeology and the excitement of discovery. Throughout the month of October and on October 22 in particular, the AIA and its societies throughout the United States […]

AIA-New York Society National Archaeology Day Event

September 23, 2011

The AIA-New York Society will be celebrating National Archaeology Day a week early with a talk about the ongoing excavation at Seneca Village in Central Park.  After the talk participants will be able to view some of the artifacts from the excavation! See the event page for more details about the event and a brief […]

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