The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (FAIC) undertakes and underwrites programs and initiatives to advance the conservation profession nationally and internationally in all its facets and applies the expertise of the profession in addressing global artistic, cultural, and historic preservation priorities.
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is the national membership organization of conservation professionals. Its members include conservators, educators, scientists, students, archivists, art historians, and other conservation enthusiasts in over 20 countries around the world.
The AIC promotes the preservation of cultural property by extending the work of its foundation, the FAIC, to over 3,500 members worldwide. It offers a full calendar of conservation-related conferences, courses, workshops, and seminars.
Membership in the AIC is open to anyone working in the field of conservation.
Members can take courses online or through regional classes, attend seminars, and study tours scheduled throughout the year.
Find out more about educational opportunities, grants and scholarships, and other resources for conservation professionals, students, and those working in the field of conservation at the AIC website.