2011 AIA Spring Gala Highlights
April 28, 2011
From the moment guests began arriving at the Archaeological Institute of America’s Spring Gala, the warmth of Ireland’s hospitality seemingly reached across the ocean and entered Capitale, the venue of this year’s spectacular event. The Gala spotlighted the depth of Ireland’s archaeological history and the 21st century vibrancy of the island’s culture. Read more
Video from the Gala
A special and very moving moment during the Archaeological Institute of America's 2011 Gala was the reading of the ancient Irish poem Song of Amergin, first in Gaelic and then translated to English by Gabriel Byrne. Watch it here:
George Bass received the AIA Bandelier award for founding the field of underwater archaeology. See the video here:
In advance of the Institute's 2015 Working Conference for Educators: Building a Strong Future for Archaeological Outreach and Education the AIA is soliciting a series of one-page descriptions of existing archaeological outreach and education programs.
We began the first week with our second group of students by explaining the archaeology of Achill Island and touring the sites at Slievemore.
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