AIA in the News
March 29, 2011
My second full day in Kabul featured two highlights: a visit to the Kabul Archaeological Museum and a lecture at Kabul University.
March 24, 2011
Dr. Donny George, the former General Director of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, who did so much to defend its collections in the wake of the ouster of Saddam Hussein, died while visiting Toronto on March 11.
March 4, 2011
In response to the recent reports on the situation in Egypt the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) released a joint statement.
February 9, 2011
From February 2nd to 8th over 10,000 votes were cast online in the AIA's first ever Excavation Outreach Contest.
February 8, 2011
As you know, we face a tough fight this year to defend federal funding for the humanities. With budget cuts to the NEH looming, it is imperative that Congress hear from humanities advocates now.
January 31, 2011
The undersigned cultural heritage and archaeological organizations express their concern over the loss of life and injury to humans during the protests in Egypt this week. We support the desire of the Egyptian people to exercise their basic civil rights. We also share their concern about the losses to cultural heritage that Egypt has already sustained and the threat of further such losses over the coming days.
January 31, 2011
We call on Egyptian authorities to do what they can to protect the irreplaceable archaeological and cultural material in their country. We applaud the Egyptian people for doing whatever they can to ensure the safety of sites, museums, and cultural objects.
January 27, 2011
Archaeology enthusiasts, many of whom adore a good glass of wine, came out in droves in San Francisco on Tuesday, January 25, to explore the Australian island-state of Tasmania.
January 20, 2011
The National Arts Club, overlooking New York’s Gramercy Park, set the stage last night for a surprise dinner in honor of AIA Past President C. Brian Rose.


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