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 Global Heritage Alliance's website is now live. Check it out! https://t.co/KT7zIyrjT8
    Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:40
  • @global_her Here is our executive director's oral statement from today's MOU renewal hearing on Cambodia: https://t.co/2yXhfThotQ
    Monday, October 23, 2017 - 15:15
  • @global_her Public policy impacting US citizens, small businesses and museums needs to be based on verifiable data. "Trust us"… https://t.co/bC1Rge0aDv
    Monday, October 23, 2017 - 15:08
  • @global_her As IS territory shrinks wild, overblown claims for values for ISIS looted antiquities grow even wilder! https://t.co/DSU5YsGxbB
    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:39
  • @global_her "Armed looters" really means Cambodian military, no?
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 15:09
  • @global_her "Armed looters" really means "Cambodian military" no?
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 13:14
  • @global_her GHA asks CPAC to hold Cambodia to self-help measures per Congress' orders! https://t.co/iia3BNqaVw
    Monday, October 16, 2017 - 14:35
  • @global_her Only 21 public comments on Cambodian MOU. Low public interest suggests special interest program for archaeologists. https://t.co/mDIgbBIvQa
    Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:55
  • @global_her Follow GHA.
    Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 17:20
  • @global_her We couldn't agree more. https://t.co/EWKRsmDTb2
    Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 17:16
  • @global_her Global Heritage Alliance was proud to file an amicus brief along with CCP and others in support of due process rig… https://t.co/oHWQcdTukA
    Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 14:33
  • @global_her Global Heritage Alliance is a 501 (c) (4) advocacy organization representing the interests of collectors, museums and the trade.
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 15:50