2017 Art Award Winners

The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced today the nine artists who will receive its 2017 awards in art. The art prizes and purchases, totaling over $250,000, honor both established and emerging artists.

An Afternoon of Music and Art

On Sunday, March 19th, 2017, Ensemble Échappé will play contemporary classical works by the winners of the 2016 Arts and Letters Awards in Music.

2017 Music Award Winners

Sixteen composers receive awards totaling $195,000.

2017 Newly Elected Members

In mid-May, Calvin Trillin, secretary, will induct fourteen newly elected members and President Yehudi Wyner will induct three new foreign honorary members.


What I Learned from People by Will Aronson and Hue Park received a Production Award.

Academy Launches New Website

The Academy has launched a new website! Please contact with feedback.