Founded in 1879, the AIA was chartered by the United States Congress in 1906, in recognition of its role in the development and passage of the Antiquities Act, which Theodore Roosevelt signed into law that year. Today, the AIA remains committed to preserving the world's archaeological resources and cultural heritage for the benefit of people in the present and in the future.
News, Issues, and Initiatives
A US State Department committee considers a renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cambodia to further protection of cultural resources.
The United States extended its memorandum of understanding to continue protecting the rich archaeological heritage of Guatemala.
The governments of Mali and the United States have extended their bilateral agreement to continue protecting the archaeological heritage of Mali.
A closed meeting of CPAC will conduct interim reviews of the MoU between the US and China and the MoU between the US and Cambodia.
The most recent Site Preservation Grant was awarded to a preservation and outreach project at Narce, Italy.
CPAC will discuss Egypt's recent request for import restrictions on archaeological materials and conduct an interim review of the Nicaragua MoU.
Nominate a deserving individual or institution for the CHM Award by May 1, 2014.