At ARI, our primary objective is to engage in the identification, preservation, and responsible scientific exploration of archaeological sites in Southeast Indiana, Southwestern Ohio, and Northern Kentucky. We actively involve the public in all aspects of our research and preservation efforts, aiming to cultivate a community of land stewards and archaeologists in the region. Our approach centers around hands-on educational experiences that promote the understanding and safeguarding of these significant sites.
Experience the extraordinary at ARI, where your curiosity will ignite, exploration will thrive, and a passion for archaeology and history will flourish. Whether you’re an avid archaeology enthusiast or embarking on your first voyage into the past, we warmly welcome you to join us in our quest to safeguard archaeological sites and preserve our region’s cultural heritage.
Choose ARI, and witness history come alive in mesmerizing ways.
At ARI, our team of dedicated archaeologists will lead you on an immersive and interactive journey, designed to captivate visitors, interns, volunteers, and students of all ages. Delve into the captivating history of our region as we offer accessible, inclusive, and forward-thinking educational programs. Together, we will weave the story of our local history, engage in research collaborations, and contribute to our mission of preserving archaeological sites in the region. Embark on this remarkable journey with us, where the wonders of the past await.
Our organization, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, depends on the generosity of donors to fulfill our mission and accomplish our goals. By joining our cause, you can contribute to the preservation of regional archaeological sites and the invaluable cultural heritage they hold, ensuring their existence for generations to come. Take action now by making a donation and have a tangible impact on the preservation of our shared history.
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At ARI, we provide countless opportunities for you to engage in the preservation of archaeological sites and cultural heritage, ensuring their safeguarding for future generations.