Archaeological Institute of America
The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) is North America's oldest and largest organization devoted to the world of archaeology.
The Institute is a nonprofit group founded in 1879 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1906.
Today, the AIA has nearly 250,000 Members belonging to more than 100 Local Societies in the United States, Canada, and overseas.
Our members include professional archaeologists, corresponding members, students, and enthusiasts, all united by a shared passion for archaeology and its role in furthering human knowledge.
Join today and connect with thousands of members who share your passion for archaeology. Participate in local events through an AIA Local Society. Receive exclusive member benefits and discounts. Members like you support excavation, preservation, outreach, education, advocacy, and the professional activities of the AIA.