Phyllis Lambert, 2016 Brunner Prize winner, with Philip Johnson and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, NYC, 1954-1958. Collection Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal © United Press International.

Announcements

2016 Virgil Thomson Award in Vocal Music and 2016 Charles Ives Opera Prize
The American Academy of Arts and Letters announces the winners of America's largest vocal music awards.
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2016 Architecture Awards
Five awards in architecture announced.
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2016 Literature Awards
21 writers receive awards totaling $550,000.
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2016 Art Awards
Prizes and purchases totaling over $250,000 are awarded.
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2016 New Members Announced
12 Members and 2 Foreign Honorary Members to be inducted.
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2016 Music Awards
Seventeen composers receive awards totaling $205,000.
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2016 Marc Blitzstein Award for Musical Theater
Michael Korie to receive $10,000.
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2016 Richard Rodgers Awards
One Production Award and two Staged Readings were awarded.
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An Afternoon of Music and Art
Ensemble Échappé will play contemporary classical works by recent award winners Billy Childs, Harold Meltzer, Kevin Puts, and Kurt Rohde, followed by a reception in the galleries. This event is free but reservations are required.
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2016 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts
Paintings, sculptures, photographs, and works on paper by 37 contemporary artists will be exhibited from March 10 through April 10.
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2016 Strauss Living Winners
Adam Haslett and Jesmyn Ward Each to Receive $200,000.
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2015 Press Releases Archived
2015 press releases are now available in the press archive here.