The ancient and historic monuments, objects, and archaeological sites of the world enrich and inform today's societies, and help connect us to our cultural origins. The Department's Cultural Heritage Center specializes in the protection and preservation of these irreplaceable resources, working on many fronts to safeguard the patrimony of other countries.
June 16, 2017Public Summary of the Request from the Government of Libya for a Cultural Property Agreement
June 6, 2017United States and Peru Extend Memorandum of Understanding, Over 2,000 Items Have Been Repatriated
March 30, 2017U.S. Department of State and Smithsonian Partner on Emergency Cultural Heritage Work in Iraq