Society News

AIA-Jacksonville Society Completes Public Field School

December 9, 2015

The Mission Santa Cruz de Guadalquini came alive after more than 300 years, when the AIA-Jacksonville Society public field school began its operation on June 15.

AIA-Gainesville Society Celebrates Archaeology Day

December 2, 2015

The AIA-Gainesville Society celebrated International Archaeology Day at a new exhibit opening at the Florida Museum of Natural History, and by hosting two related lectures on the archaeology and history of St. Augustine.

Visitors to AIA-East Tennessee Society’s IAD Event Proved They Really Dig Archaeology

November 20, 2015

450 people attended fair full of hands-on activities, educational booths, and general fun.

St. Louis IAD Celebration Welcomed Crowd with Military Artifacts

November 20, 2015

Artifacts, living historians, and hands-on study made for a successful event.

Archaeology Expo in Riverside, California Draws Crowds on IAD

November 20, 2015

Over 475 people visited 25 exhibits held by local AIA Society and Parks Department.

AIA-Richmond Society Tours National Battlefield Park with NPS Historian

November 16, 2015

On IAD, the AIA-Richmond Society took a walking tour of the grounds at Rural Plains with National Park Service Historian Robert E.L. Krick.

Cultural Heritage—Why Do We Care? Event Explores Ethics and Current Events

November 9, 2015

Students, professionals, and members of the public came together at the University of Maryland to discuss repatriation, war, looting, preservation and more.

IAD with the AIA-Niagara Peninsula Society

November 5, 2015

IAD celebrations to raise awareness about archaeology took place at the public library in downtown St. Catharines.

AIA-Santa Fe Society Celebrates International Archaeology Day

October 26, 2015

Read about the IAD event in Santa Fe, New Mexico and view images from the celebration!

Walla Walla Celebrates IAD with Walking Tours of Chinatown

October 22, 2015

Several local groups collaborated to host the first local celebration of International Archaeology Day.

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