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 Keep your sticker, I'll have a slice of booze filled cake that says I voted.... https://t.co/E02RLub3MV
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 13:54
  • @global_her "Unfortunately, the evidence is quite strong that the relief wa… https://t.co/PU5GxhE0ip
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 09:53
  • @global_her Needs to be far more effort expended in facilitating lawful trade in addition to clamping down on… https://t.co/7WVVdCsw0v
    Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 11:08
  • @global_her Any relationship to the Auction House with ties to a the People's Liberation Army? Repat… https://t.co/GD9O3tLV3S
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:22
  • @global_her Why exactly should the US be signing a cultural property MOU with China? https://t.co/o3ap71CnSV
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 12:03
  • @global_her RT : Anti-Money Laundering Campaign Trips… over the Truth Activist-Backed Legislation and Media Blitz Can’t Find Facts t… https://t.co/Uo3C9NCD3m
    Monday, October 29, 2018 - 16:52
  • @global_her RT : Cultural Property Observer: Building Bridges: A Symposium on Global Cultural Heritage Preservation https://t.co/pXYDlj2X3H
    Friday, October 26, 2018 - 14:02
  • @global_her RT : Bill Introduced to Regulate Export of U.S. Tribal Art H.R. 7075: Native American and Native Hawaiian Cultural Herit… https://t.co/qhzWVc0m1D
    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 13:40
  • @global_her These numbers seem way, way out there. And if the Antiquities were worth that much, perhaps Egypt shou… https://t.co/KC7cCYjEQB
    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:15
  • @global_her Taking a cue from Greece?
    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:12
  • @global_her There are 100's of industries where $ laundering is a potential problem. Why single out art? After l… https://t.co/91qXoRFXOe
    Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:26
  • @global_her Global Heritage Alliance was happy to support the ACCG as an amicus in its effort to support keeping th… https://t.co/XzmpVfdzfg
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 13:22
  • @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