Site Preservation News

Statement Regarding the United States of America’s Intention to Withdraw from UNESCO

October 18, 2017

On October 12, 2017, the United States announced its decision to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2018.

AIA and Hilton Offer Site Preservation Grant

April 4, 2017

The AIA and Hilton are pleased to offer a special Site Preservation Grant for projects operating in Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon.

A Letter from AIA President Jodi Magness on the Proposed 2018 Federal Budget

March 20, 2017

Learn about how you can support NEH, NEA, and the ORCs during this critical time.

AIA Supports ASOR Statment

January 30, 2017

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.

Urgent: Please Support the NEH and NEA

January 23, 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). 

Reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund

November 17, 2016

We need your assistance to ensure the re-authorization of the Historic Preservation Fund.

AIA SP Grant Awarded to Digital Preservation Project at Çatalhöyük, Turkey

October 7, 2016

To help combat the deterioration of the site, the AIA awarded its most recent Site Preservation Grant to the Çatalhöyük Digital Preservation Project (CDPP).

AIA and Hilton Worldwide Award Site Preservation Grant to Moroccan Site

October 7, 2016

The grant will support a two-year program designed to repair eroded mortar joints and partially reconstruct the walls.

The Future of the Past: From Amphipolis to Mosul, New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Preservation in the Eastern Mediterranean

July 6, 2016

AIA Site Preservation Program presents its newest Heritage, Conservation, and Archaeology publication.

AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece

June 30, 2016

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.

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