Publication Prizes

The Smithsonian American Art Museum offers several awards for outstanding scholarship in American art.

Eldredge Prize Lecture with Michael Lobel 2016

2016 Eldredge Prize Lecture with Michael Lobel

Charles C. Eldredge Prize

The Charles C. Eldredge Prize is given for outstanding scholarship in American art in a book-length publication.

Patricia and Phillip Frost Essay Award

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Essay Award for the most distinguished contribution to American Art, the scholarly journal of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar in the field of historical (pre-1980) American art.