News Archive
June 28, 2010
The AIA announced today that the only known Classic Maya wooden structures, located in Paynes Creek National Park in Belize, will benefit from a $25,000 Site Preservation Grant.
May 11, 2010
AIA Site Preservation Committee member Frank G. Matero discusses designing history and the conscious production of place at the former home of Benjamin Franklin.
May 8, 2010
Thanks to your response, the AIA sent in hundreds of letters to the U.S. Cultural Property Advisory Committee (CPAC) on your behalf. CPAC met May 6-7, 2010 to review the Memorandum of Understanding with Italy.
May 6, 2010
The State Department’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee met on May 6, 2010, to consider renewing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the U.S. and Italy in 2001 and extended in 2006. Read AIA First Vice-President, Elizabeth Bartman's personal account of the meeting.
April 29, 2010
The AIA Site Preservation program kicked off a pledge drive the night of the 2nd Annual AIA Gala in New York City.
April 13, 2010
Thomas Roby, Senior Project Specialist at the Getty Conservation Institute and an AIA Site Preservation Committee member writes about challenges in mosaic conservation.
March 22, 2010
As the prospect for war in Iraq gains momentum, archaeologists have become increasingly concerned about the fate of that country’s archaeological sites, antiquities, and cultural property.
March 22, 2010
The extraordinary global significance of the monuments, museums, and archaeological sites of Iraq (ancient Mesopotamia) imposes an obligation on all peoples and governments to protect them. In any military conflict that heritage is put at risk, and it appears now to be in grave danger.
March 22, 2010
In the face of the recent destruction and looting of Iraq’s archaeological sites, museums and libraries, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced an initiative aimed at the preservation and documentation of “cultural resources in Iraq’s archives, libraries, and museums.

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