Shimada Prize is Created

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Summary

The Freer and Sackler galleries and the Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Studies of Kyoto, Japan, announce the creation of the Shimada prize, a biennial recognition of scholarship in the history of East Asian art. The $10,000 prize, named after Japanese scholar Shimada Shujiro, will be first awarded in September 1993.

Subject

  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Studies

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1992. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993, p. 43.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1992

Topic

  • International relations
  • Art
  • Honor
  • Art, Oriental
  • Awards
  • Art, Asian
  • Awards
  • Honor
  • International relations
  • Art, Oriental

Place

Japan

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