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Publications such as our scholarly journal and member newsletter feature the latest developments in the field. Browse our specialized books or serials on various topics in conservation.

Lead Article Lineup

AIC News editor Lisa Goldberg will contact Specialty Group, Network, or Committee chairs several months prior to publication to discuss the topic of the lead article.

  • You must submit a month and a half (6 weeks) preceding the time of publication. For example, you must submit an article for a Winter issue of AIC News by December 1.
  • Starting January 2024, we publish quarterly issues around the 15th of each month listed in the chart below.
  • Consider a visual element to accompany your article for the cover of the newsletter.
  • We may edit submissions for content or clarity.

Lead Article Schedule



January due 12/1
April due 3/1
July due 6/1
October due 9/1

 2024

EMG / CAN!

OSG / EC

 Annual Meeting

PSG / ECPN

 2025

 PMG / H&SN

 RATS / SC 

 Annual Meeting

 TSG / AIC Board

 2026

 WAG / EIC

 ASG / AHN

 Annual Meeting

 BPG / PCN

 2027

 CIPP / FAIC Board

 EMG / CAN!

 Annual Meeting

 OSG / EC

 2028

 PSG / ECPN

 PMG / H&SN

 Annual Meeting

 RATS / SC

 2029

 TSG / AIC Board

 WAG / EIC

 Annual Meeting

 ASG / AHN

 2030

 BPG / PCN

 CIPP / FAIC Board

 Annual Meeting

 EMG / CAN!




Groups with Lead Articles

Specialty Groups

  • Architecture Specialty Group (ASG)
  • Book and Paper Group (BPG)
  • Conservators in Private Practice (CIPP)
  • Electronic Media Group (EMG)
  • Objects Specialty Group (OSG)
  • Paintings Specialty Group (PSG)
  • Photographic Materials Group (PMG)
  • Research & Technical Studies (RATS)
  • Textile Specialty Group (TSG)
  • Wooden Artifacts Group (WAG)

Networks & Select Committees

  • Archaeological Heritage Network (AHN)
  • Contemporary Art Network (CAN!)
  • Emergency Committee (EC)
  • Emerging Conservation Professionals Network (ECPN)
  • Equity and Inclusion Committee (EIC)
  • Health & Safety Network (H&SN)
  • Preventive Care Network (PCN)
  • Sustainability Committee (SC)
  • AIC Board (AIC)
  • FAIC Board (FAIC)


—Last updated on December 20, 2023