Site Preservation News

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 Yucat√°n.

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.

Heritage Room Takes Shape at Tahcabo

August 4, 2015

Sarah Rowe shares what’s been happening this summer at Tahcabo, one of our newest Site Preservation Grant projects.

Summer News from Narce

August 4, 2015

Project Director Dr. Jacopo Tabolli shares updates from Narce, Italy, one of the AIA’s Site Preservation Grant projects.

A Statement on the Conflict in Yemen and the Destruction of Its Cultural Heritage

July 21, 2015

AIA and ASOR call for action to protect cultural heritage in Yemen in the face of ongoing destruction and civil disruption.

Getting to Know the Blackfriary Site with Stephen Mandal

June 12, 2015

Learn about the work at the Blackfriary in County Meath, Ireland through several short videos.

AIA Site Preservation Grant to Preserve Mycenaean Chamber Tomb in Greece

June 4, 2015

New grant will support education and outreach initiatives associated with the preservation of a Mycenaean cemetery at Aidonia.

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