Annual Meeting 2023: Join Us 11 December Online

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PLEASE JOIN US ONLINE FOR OUR ANNUAL MEETING Register now to join us for the ICOMOS-USA 2023 Virtual Annual Meeting. We will meet at 1 pm Eastern Time on Monday, 11 December, to elect new trustees and review the year’s accomplishments. Please note that only members can vote but all are welcome to attend! Meeting…

National Geographic Presents Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks

World Heritage Travel
NationalGeographic.com has published an essay about the Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks in Ohio, our country’s newest World Heritage Site. If you would like to know more about these ancient monuments and are planning a visit, this is an excellent place to start your research! https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/how-visit-ohio-first-world-heritage-site-hopewell-mounds

International Exchange Program 2024 Call for Applications

Applications for the 2024 International Exchange Program are now open! Apply as: – An Intern – a graduate student or emerging professional interested in strengthening professional heritage skills while gaining international experience – A Host Organization – a heritage organization willing to provide an intern with hands-on training in historic…

A Tour to Remember: Oaxaca and Monte Albán

World Heritage Travel
Explore Oaxaca and Monte Alban
Explore Oaxaca and Monte Albán with World Heritage USA Make memories at the Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán. Inhabited over a period of 1,500 years by a succession of peoples – Olmecs, Zapotecs and Mixtecs – the terraces, dams, canals, pyramids, and artificial mounds of…

Victory at Virden Webinar

Victory at Virden – October 12, 1898: Heritage of a Turning Point for American Labor A Webinar in Collaboration with the Mythic Mississippi Project of the University of Illinois and Union Miners Cemetery Perpetual Care Association  Thursday, December 7, 5:30 p.m. Central Time   Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j8_sMFx-QxC8qXloe1iw9g#/registration   Panelists: John Alexander,…

Symposium and Celebration 2023: Now is the Time to Act

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This is the golden hour for our San Antonio Symposium – We need you to act on this now! It’s time to act, to do – register, sponsor, and spread the word about our San Antonio Symposium. Please register for the San Antonio Symposium today. If you can, commit today…

ICOMOS General Assembly 2023 in Images

ICOMOS
The ICOMOS 21st General Assembly is taking place in Sydney, Australia (31 August – 9 September 2023), as we post this. The United States is represented by a large delegation of ICOMOS-USA board members, International Scientific Committee leaders and members, emerging professionals, and other heritage professionals, who have spent the…

Monica Rhodes Elected to ICOMOS Board

Monica Rhodes
ICOMOS-USA and its supporting organization World Heritage USA are proud to announce that trustee Monica Rhodes has been elected to serve as a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Board of Directors from 2023-2026. As the managing body of ICOMOS, the Board is responsible for preparing…

International Exchange Program (IEP) 2023 Presentations

OUR 2023 INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM INTERNS MADE THEIR FINAL PRESENTATIONS on 7 SEPTEMBER  Celebrate the culmination of this year’s International Exchange Program by viewing their presentations here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ay4RLHRlv40&list=PL2O6-xMiMharusBKE7sPRstkgEmSqFWM9 Join us online to discover how our diverse cohort of interns engaged in hands-on preservation activities and contributed to the safeguarding and…

VENUE CHANGE: Monuments Summer: Cabrillo National Monument

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UPDATE: There has been a venue change for our event, Monuments Summer: Cabrillo National Monument. The event has been moved from The Junípero Serra Museum to the San Diego History Center at Balboa Park, 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA. The event includes a panel conversation from 1 p.m. –…

International Exchange Program 2023 Orientation

International Exchange Program Interns on the steps of the U.S. Capitol
Prior to the start of their internships, this year’s International Exchange Program (IEP) interns gathered together in Washington, D.C., for an amazing few days of heritage-focused tours, visits, and meetings. We’d like to thank Katelynn Cunningham, World Heritage USA Program Coordinator, for organizing and leading the first in-person IEP Orientation…

Supporting World Heritage Sites: A Letter to the New York Times

Advocacy
We urge the U.S. to pay its Dues to the World Heritage Commitee
Following recent testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations in support of funding U.S. dues for the World Heritage Committee, Trustee Thomas Cassidy submitted a letter on this important matter to the editor of the New York Times. As Cassidy notes “Full U.S. engagement with World Heritage requires paying…