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AIC envisions a world in which the preservation of cultural property is appreciated and supported. Encouraging knowledge and understanding of our cultural heritage is a goal made possible only with the support of dedicated individuals who make up the AIC membership.

New Members

Whether you are a career conservator with years of experience, an arts professional working with conservators, or an interested lay person, you will be enriched by being a part of our community. AIC, as the professional association for conservators, is also the voice for the profession. By joining AIC, you have the opportunity to help shape the field of conservation.

Current Members

AIC offers you the opportunity to establish a deeper connection with your profession, peers, and preservation interests. Through publications, conferences, workshops, and daily networking opportunities AIC provides members with everything from the latest scholarly articles to job announcements and a community of peers.