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 A cultural tragedy that stems from under funding and corruption. https://t.co/sAKTwk4aH3
    Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 14:24
  • @global_her Chinese government agents "stealing back" art from Western museums? https://t.co/ytZHo4PIBy
    Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:48
  • @global_her RT : Textile patterns designed by Sogdian weavers in China between the Han and Tang dynasties (220-618 AD). https://t.co/f21qZSAYVX
    Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 13:33
  • @global_her RT : A Culture Destroyed: China Expunges Uyghur Identity: China Interns A Million or More Muslims in ‘Re-education’ Camp… https://t.co/c8ZGNVXyZV
    Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 13:31
  • @global_her Where is the outrage from other cultural heritage advocacy groups lik… https://t.co/Uvs2p9VF5b
    Monday, August 27, 2018 - 16:08
  • @global_her Maybe today's political discourse is not that bad historically speaking and maybe the Romans were not that noble af… https://t.co/WEJQhmJzOh
    Monday, August 27, 2018 - 10:55
  • @global_her NY Times on proposed tariffs on Chinese Art: https://t.co/OZwtnOQ8qy
    Friday, August 24, 2018 - 13:05
  • @global_her and Committee for will be represented at today's USTR hearing arguing for the art marke… https://t.co/vciDaPjPwv
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 13:24
  • @global_her Lots of interest in proposed tariffs on Chinese art. https://t.co/QFIoYDK78x
    Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 13:30
  • @global_her Maybe this really suggests the tough laws in these countries that declare everything state pro… https://t.co/uDBZIJXvXI
    Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:40
  • @global_her RT : Over 10 years ago, the ACCG offered Afghanistan help to create a website to raise awareness that militias had evide… https://t.co/zTLc6rZ7Oy
    Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:01
  • @global_her Apples and oranges. Has nothing to do with requiring production of export permits from Egypt for examp… https://t.co/RUiMbWaQju
    Monday, August 6, 2018 - 17:26
  • @global_her Why do you think requiring production of non existent export permits ex post facto or shifting the burd… https://t.co/C5q4sBJuhM
    Monday, August 6, 2018 - 15:44
  • @global_her Should the US recognize any rights of authoritarian MENA governments to the artifacts of their displaced Jewish and… https://t.co/mHOROSD65Q
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 18:30
  • @global_her Cultural vandalism in the name of protecting elephants. https://t.co/C6PQZ1wmu0
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 15:20
  • @global_her Global Heritage Alliance has been busy lobbying for the interests of museums, collectors and the trade. For more,… https://t.co/ph4VS94okW
    Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:48
  • @global_her Understandable why dealer caved given litigation costs/threat… https://t.co/VJUQWm9PWA
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 14:19
  • @global_her RT : Proposed tariffs on Chinese art! July 27, 2018 is the due date for filing requests to appear and a summary of expec… https://t.co/8juu6b9fc0
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 14:09
  • @global_her Nostalgia for Hot Wheels toy cars: https://t.co/quK8WzJ5Yz
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 13:31
  • @global_her We need more cultural understanding through collecting… https://t.co/9EFKoZ9Ia2
    Friday, July 20, 2018 - 15:44