Archives of American Art Benefit

The Archives annually sets aside one evening to honor the unique contributions of significant artists, collectors, dealers, historians, and philanthropists in the American art world. Your participation in this event offers critical support for the Archives’ mission while recognizing the accomplishments of our remarkable honorees.

2016 Benefit

The Archives is pleased to announce the date and details for its spectacular 2016 Benefit, to be held on October 25, 2016, at 583 Park Avenue, New York City. This year's honorees, recognized for their contributions to art in America, include:

Steve Martin, Archives of American Art Medal
Catherine Opie, Archives of American Art Medal
Thomas Crow, Lawrence A. Fleischman Award for Scholarly Excellence in the Field of American Art History

For questions and ticket information, please call 202.633.8768 or email

Photo Gallery

See photos from past Benefits on the Archives of American Art Flickr