Awards and Honors
The Society bestows honors and provides opportunities for funding.
ARLIS/NA Applauds Award
Honors an individual or a group of up to five persons to recognize an outstanding contribution to the Society’s work during the preceding calendar year.
Honors an individual whose exemplary service has made an outstanding contribution to art information.
George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award
Recognizes excellence in art publishing from the past year.
Gerd Muehsam Award
Annual recognition for an outstanding graduate student paper or project relevant to art librarianship.
H. W. Wilson Foundation Research Award
Supports the research activities of ARLIS/NA members.
Conference Attendance and/or Travel Awards
Provides funding to travel to and/or attend ARLIS/NA's annual conference.
International Relations Study Tour Scholarship
Provides funding and scholarly opportunities for an early-career ARLIS/NA member to participate in and contribute to the annual study tour abroad organized by the Society’s International Relations Committee (IRC).
Melva J. Dwyer Award
Rewards exceptional reference or research tools in Canadian art and architecture from the past year.
Robertson Rare Book School Scholarship
An annual award of tuition waiver for one course at Rare Book School at the University of Virginia.
Samuel H. Kress Foundation Award for International Exchange
Funding to promote the exchange of ideas and information.
Sotheby's Institute of Art Research Award
Research award for a paper on collecting and the art market.
Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award
Provides support for students preparing for art or architecture librarianship or visual resources curatorship.
Worldwide Books Award for Electronic Resources
Recognizes outstanding electronic publications by ARLIS/NA members.
Worldwide Books Award for Publications
Recognizes outstanding publications by ARLIS/NA members.