Founded in 1879, the AIA was chartered by the United States Congress in 1906, in recognition of its role in the development and passage of the Antiquities Act, which Theodore Roosevelt signed into law that year. Today, the AIA remains committed to preserving the world’s archaeological resources and cultural heritage for the benefit of people in the present and in the future.
At the 2023 Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA/hybrid), we saw many posters featuring work from around the world. Three posters were selected as winners for this year’s AIA Poster Award […]
Your experience matters! Join our letter writing campaign to save a place you love. If you appreciate the cultural heritage of Cambodia, North Macedonia, and/or Uzbekistan, there are a few […]
Last week, President Biden announced his intent to appoint three AIA members to serve on the United States Cultural Property Advisory Committee, better known as CPAC. Alexandra Jones, a current […]
Your experience matters! Join our letter writing campaign to save a place you love. If you appreciate the cultural heritage of Belize and/or Libya, there are a few ways you […]
Learn about how you can support NEH, NEA, and the ORCs during this critical time.
The AIA strongly supports ASOR’s statement regarding the US Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” issued on January 27, 2017.
The AIA urges everyone to help stop plans to eliminate the NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) and NEA (National Endowment for the Arts).
We need your assistance to ensure the re-authorization of the Historic Preservation Fund.
A Summary of Comments Presented at the Public Hearing of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee on May 24, 2016 at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is calling for projects that contribute to the study, documentation, or digital reconstruction of cultural heritage materials at risk.
The AIA is North America's largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to archaeology. The Institute advances awareness, education, fieldwork, preservation, publication, and research of archaeological sites and cultural heritage throughout the world. Your contribution makes a difference.