Two jars with drawings of primitive people on them

Cultural Heritage Center Activities

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The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet July 22-23, 2020, to consider proposals to extend the U.S.-Colombia cultural property agreement and the U.S.-Italy cultural property agreement.
The United States has returned over 470 cultural and historical antiquities to Haiti — the largest repatriation of art from the U.S. to Haiti — thanks to a bilateral effort between the two countries.
Cultural property, art, and antiquities around the world are vulnerable to looting, theft, and trafficking by criminal and terrorist groups.
Stone Turkish artifact
The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet January 21-22, 2020, to review new requests for cultural property agreements from Tunisia and Turkey.
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art — commonly known as the Met — has returned a prized item from its collection of Egyptian antiquities after learning that the piece was actually a stolen artifact.
Yemen Aden Minaret
The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet October 29 – 30, 2019, to review new requests for cultural property agreements from Morocco and Yemen.