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Charles C. Eldredge Prize: Call for Submissions and Lecture at SAAM, 10/27/16

The Smithsonian American Art Museum invites you to join Dr. Michael Lobel, professor of art history at Hunter College in New York City and winner of the 2016 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for distinguished scholarship, for a talk entitled "What John Sloan Can Teach Us about Illustration and American Art" on October 27, 2016, at 4:00pm at the museum.

If you are unable to attend, you can watch a live webcast at http://americanart.si.edu/research/awards/eldredge/.

SAAM is also now accepting nominations for the 2017 Charles C. Eldredge Prize. Single-author books devoted to any aspect of the visual arts of the United States and published in the three previous calendar years are eligible. To nominate a book, send a letter (not to exceed one page in length) explaining the work's significance to the field of American art history and discussing the quality of the author's scholarship and methodology. Nominations by authors or publishers for their own books will not be considered. The deadline for nominations is December 1, 2016. Please send them to: The Charles C. Eldredge Prize, Research and Scholars Center, Smithsonian American Art Museum, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 970, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Nominations will also be accepted by email: eldredge@si.edu or fax: (202) 633-8373.

Further information about the prize may be found at http://americanart.si.edu/research/awards/eldredge/.