Site Preservation News

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.

President Signs Engel Bill to Stop Sale of Looted Antiquities

May 10, 2016

The Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act aims to crack down on the sale of artifacts looted from cultural sites in Syria.

NEH Announces “Protecting our Cultural Heritage”

March 10, 2016

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.

United States Extends Memorandum of Understanding To Protect the Cultural Heritage of Italy

February 11, 2016

The bilateral agreement, extended for a period of 5 years, includes new categories of protected cultural materials.

Site Preservation Grant Making a Difference in the Yucatan

August 11, 2015

Watch a video about the important work being done through an AIA Site Preservation Grant at Tahcabo in the Yucatán.

AIA Committee Member Featured in Wall Street Journal

August 5, 2015

AIA Conservation & Site Preservation Committee member, Thomas Roby, was profiled in a WSJ article this week on his work to preserve mosaics in North Africa.

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