Two jars with drawings of primitive people on them

Cultural Heritage Center Activities

Learn about Cultural Heritage Center projects and initiatives.

January 19, 2021. Ankara, Turkey: The United States and Turkey signed a new bilateral cultural property agreement that solidifies our shared commitment to combat looting and trafficking of cultural artifacts.
U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco David T. Fischer and Minister of Culture Othmane El Ferdaous signed a new bilateral cultural property agreement on January 14, 2021 in a ceremony attended by Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce.
Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce and Italian Ambassador to the United States Armando Varricchio signed a bilateral cultural property agreement in Washington, D.C. on October 29.
The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet October 27-29, 2020, to review the request by the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria seeking import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material.
When Albania was struck by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake last year, 51 people were killed and more than 3,000 were injured. The disaster also damaged the ancient fortifications of Krujë, Durrës and Prezë.
Almost a year after Hurricane Dorian battered The Bahamas, a partnership between Bahamian and U.S. museum officials continues to save damaged cultural objects.