ACerS Art, Archaeology & Conservation Science Division

Our Mission

To advance the scientific understanding of the materials found in ceramic art, and to provide information that aids in the interpretation, and preservation of traditional ceramic art and artifacts, as well as the techniques and technologies used in their creation.s.

Access articles published in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society and International Journal of Applied Glass Science.

Contact our 2019-2020 AACS Division Officers.

View the Division’s annual reports and rules governing the division.

Recognizing an individual(s), who has made outstanding contributions to materials science applied to art, archaeology, architecture or cultural heritage.

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering.

ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.

About The Art, Archaeology & Conservation Science Division

Learn how AACS can help your research and career.  Download and share the AACS flyer summarizing the Division’s benefits, mission and focused meetings.

What Does AACS Do?

AACS holds workshops on topics of interest to the conservation science and art communities. In December 2017, the workshop addressed characterization techniques at the University of Maryland.

Follow this link to learn more about the work AACS members conduct.

  • Other articles of Interest
  • Research Activities
  • Other institutions active in this area
  • Career opportunities

To learn more about the ceramic arts community, visit the Ceramic Arts Network page at this link.