Advocate for Chaco Landscape Protection

Advocacy
Aerial View of Chaco Culture National Historic Park and World Heritage Site
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has shared the following information about current legislation to protect the lands around the Chaco Culture National Historical Park and World Heritage Site. Please join in this effort! On November 17, 2022, members of the New Mexico congressional delegation re-introduced legislation, the Chaco Cultural…

Host an Intern in Summer 2023

World Heritage USA is now accepting Host Applications for the 2023 International Exchange Program (IEP)! We are looking for heritage organizations, based in the US or abroad, to provide interns with hands-on training in historic preservation or heritage conservation. A key component of the application is formulating a project that…

Annual Meeting 2022

US/ICOMOS News
Make plans now to attend our Annual Meeting taking place online at 12 pm EST, Monday 12 December. We will review this year’s achievements and vote our new candidates for trustee. We hope you will be able to attend. RSVP here. If you haven’t renewed yet for 2023, now would…

International Exchange Program 2023: Call for Interns and Sponsors

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On behalf of Douglas Comer, President of World Heritage USA, U.S. National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites, and Charles Musiba, Chair of the International Exchange Program (IEP) Committee, we are pleased to share this Call for Applications for the 2023 International Exchange Program. We are seeking:…

3 American Indian Monuments and the Leaders They Represent

Monuments Toolkit
By Miles Ezeilo One of the focal points of the Monuments Toolkit is to recognize heritage in all forms and fashions. This is exactly why we take pride in telling the correct versions of history: the most beautiful stories are the ones rooted in truth. This month we’re continuing with…

Announcing our New Public Name: World Heritage USA

Recognizing the need to reach more people who care about our shared global heritage, the board of trustees has decided to adopt the public-facing name World Heritage USA. This replaces the acronym US/ICOMOS. We remain officially the United States National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites, the…

Webinar “Centering Oppressive Spaces with Digital Media”

Monuments Toolkit
Please join us online Friday 28 October, at 2 pm EDT for a free webinar entitled “Centering Oppressive Spaces with Digital Media.” This webinar explores the interactions between digital media, public spaces, and shared experiences. Developments in technology enable artists, researchers, and organizations to reinterpret history for advocacy and community representation. Through…

Are You a Member? Join Now for 2023!

US/ICOMOS News
Most of our events are free. We are only able to offer free programming thanks to membership support. This means that we need all of our site visitors and event participants to join as members! Your membership in US/ICOMOS underwrites our efforts to foster heritage conservation and historic preservation at…

Getty Conservation Institute Seeks Publications Manager

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The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is seeking a Publications Manager to run the GCI’s growing publications program and be responsible for all aspects of editorial development of publications content—from initial proposals to peer review, editing, design, and production. Reporting to the Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives and Publications, the Publications…

International Exchange Program (IEP) 2022 Concludes

IEP Class of 2022
 IEP 2022 Presentations Available Online The International Exchange Program interns of 2022 (pictured above) concluded their internships in late August by gathering for several days of tours in Washington, D.C., and for a Closing Ceremony to share short reports about their work. For the first time, the interns’ final presentations…

September is 4th Annual International Underground Railroad Month

Harriet Tubman (detail), Library of Congress
Governor Hogan Proclaims September as 4th Annual International Underground Railroad Month Month-long Celebration Highlights Maryland’s Freedom Fighters ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today proclaimed September 2022 as the 4th annual International Underground Railroad Month in Maryland. The month acknowledges the significance of the Underground Railroad, and all those involved, for its contribution to…

We’re Hiring: Development and International Exchange Coordinator

Jobs
US/ICOMOS is offering a part-time (20 hours/week) position for a Development and International Exchange Coordinator. The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the International Exchange Program (IEP), coordinating fundraising efforts through grants and donations for the IEP, assisting with other Emerging Professionals programs, and assisting with…