Advocating for museums, art collecting, and a balanced cultural policy

Facilitate lawful trade in cultural artifacts

Promote reasonable due diligence

Promote responsible archaeology

Restore balance in US Government policy in favor of museums and collectors

PRIORITIES

Protect our treasures

Contest efforts to make it easier for the government to seize and forfeit art and antiquities deemed cultural property long in U.S. collections based on obscure foreign laws.

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Facilitate lawful trade in cultural artifacts

We will propose legislative fixes to facilitate lawful trade in cultural artifacts on designated lists openly and legally available for sale and export in other UNESCO state parties.

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End embargos so they don’t hurt legitimate collecting

We will encourage Congressional oversight over the U.S. Customs implementation of import restrictions.

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Protect sacred Native American artifacts and collecting too

Contest efforts to make it easier for the government to seize and forfeit art and antiquities deemed cultural property long in U.S. collections based on obscure foreign laws.

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Promote reasonable due diligence

We encourage all collectors, dealers and museums to exercise reasonable levels of due diligence before purchasing archaeological or ethnological objects. 

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Promote safe harbor for archaeological and ethnological artifacts from war zones

We advocate safe harbor for antiquities and ethnological objects from war zones brought to the U.S. that are held for their protection and display in recognized public institutions, pending their return at such time that peace is reestablished and the object’s safety can be guaranteed.

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RECENT TWEETS

  • @global_her Lots of speculation from activists and AML compliance types with a financial interest in expanding re… https://t.co/tqJB8IBWJO
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 09:49
  • @global_her Our Executive Director joined that robust discussion arguing that substantial costs must be weighed against lack of… https://t.co/YvJaV6RyzJ
    Monday, October 15, 2018 - 17:12
  • @global_her Our State Department should not be "celebrating" such heavy handed actions. Columbia has just turned a corner from… https://t.co/34hBeiOnCt
    Monday, October 15, 2018 - 16:53
  • @global_her The front runner for UN Ambassador... https://t.co/2GwTbfUrgX
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:19
  • @global_her See our executive director and other experts speak about proposals to apply money laundering regulations to the art… https://t.co/luWCHK2Xq5
    Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:51
  • @global_her RT : Cultural Property Observer: Jay Kislak dies at Age 96 https://t.co/a6veCWHPF6
    Friday, October 5, 2018 - 16:37
  • @global_her RT : The ACCG will always appreciate CPAC Chairman Kislak's truthtelling about import restrictions on Cypriot coins. Sh… https://t.co/G8LRJM1Hgz
    Friday, October 5, 2018 - 15:40
  • @global_her Jay Kislak's generosity to the Nation and service as Chair of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee should be lo… https://t.co/SESHW3RZ2y
    Friday, October 5, 2018 - 13:33
  • @global_her RT : Russian tycoon & art collector Dmitry Rybolovlev claims Sotheby's assisted the “largest art fraud in history."He's… https://t.co/4C4sqFBBJY
    Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 13:06
  • @global_her If this becomes acceptable, how long before someone suggests deputized illicit antiquities vigilantes would be a go… https://t.co/0zPssXvMFS
    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 16:08
  • @global_her RT : Too many of our shared spaces have gone from being venues for social interaction to places of parallel solitude.… https://t.co/xTwRY9PNM2
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 15:27
  • @global_her RT : Chunks of British Parliament go on sale—Historic Pugin floor tiles available for £200 a piece… https://t.co/50mgPbfOgt
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 15:24
  • @global_her Absolute nonsense. Just more opportunism aimed at de-legitimizing collecting. Dictatorial and auth… https://t.co/N6zqzfUdKt
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:28
  • @global_her RT : Please RT and Share! #MesAynak: Corruption, Copper and a Nation’s Heritage https://t.co/HSonxHXO7P https://t.co/V021ZRBmt0
    Monday, October 1, 2018 - 16:29
  • @global_her The Elgin Marbles have been in the UK so long they are now part of the UK's national patrimony. They we… https://t.co/zIA34DRYr0
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 16:48
  • @global_her RT : Chinese Art Heists: Purloined Treasures: Historical Memory and ‘Stealing it Back’. Read more here:… https://t.co/9y6hYVd0PD
    Monday, September 24, 2018 - 14:29
  • @global_her RT : ACCG has sought rehearing of the 4th Circuit’s forfeiture decision on Constitutional grounds. https://t.co/Ei14gemfxL
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 15:20
  • @global_her RT : ACCG seeks rehearing of 4th Circuit Decision: https://t.co/2wIeWMpu9U
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:40
  • @global_her The Art Market reacts positively to Trump Administration decision to spare art, antiques and antiquities from Chine… https://t.co/gMeOnCTToc
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 15:26
  • @global_her Antiquities Trade Gazette on art and antiquities being saved from tariffs. https://t.co/1zdztxG3xA
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 18:17