About Us

National Organization

The Archaeological Institute of America promotes a vivid and informed public interest in the cultures and civilizations of the past, supports archaeological research, fosters the sound professional practice of archaeology, advocates the preservation of the world’s archaeological heritage, and represents the discipline in the wider world.

Mission – Houston Society

The Houston Society of the Archaeological Institute of America promotes awareness and appreciation of world cultures through archaeology.

Vision – Houston Society

Through our programming we seek to find common links to those who have come before us, to acknowledge the basic dignity of all humankind, and ultimately to advance mutual understanding among Houston’s diverse community.