AIA - New Haven Society of the
Archaeological Institute of America

What is the AIA ?

The AIA is North America's oldest and largest archaeological organization. Its nearly 250,000 members and subscribers in more than 100 societies across the U.S. and the world are united in a shared passion for archaeology and its relevance to our present and future.

What Does the AIA Do?

  • Educates teachers, students, and enthusiasts through training programs and online resources, including lesson plans.
  • Publishes Archaeology Magazine, the highly praised popular magazine covering world archaeology, and the American Journal of Archaeology, one of the most distinguished and widely circulated scholarly archaeological journals.
  • Advocates to protect sites and artifacts from the elements, indifference, and looting through the promotion of professional field practice, active participation in the stewardship of archaeological sites, and the encouragement of responsible archaeological tourism.
  • Sponsors an extraordinary series of over 300 yearly public lectures by the world s leading archaeologists.
  • Hosts an Annual Meeting where professionals share accounts of their latest discoveries in formal and informal sessions.

What Does Membership Give You?

  • Affiliation with an AIA Society, enabling you to share the latest discoveries and meet the archaeologists who are changing the way we look at the past.
  • Volunteer and leadership opportunities within the AIA on both a local and national level.
  • The AIA Newsletter, an insider's look at the organization and its latest efforts to promote the understanding of our shared history.
  • Resources and contacts within the worldwide archaeological community.
  • Discounts on Annual Meeting registration and AIA merchandise.
  • Deeply discounted subscriptions to Archaeology Magazine and select Institute publications.
  • An exclusive membership decal and magnet to display your connection to America s oldest and largest archaeological organization.

Become a Member Today!

You can become a member of the AIA--or renew your current membership--online. Just click here.

You can also join the AIA by using a printable membership application. Simply click on the link, complete the application and mail it along with your payment, to:

The Archaeological Institute of America
Located at Boston University
656 Beacon Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02215-2006

If you need assistance, please contact the AIA Membership department at 877-524-5300 (toll free), 617-353-8706, or

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