The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Book Prize

Bard Graduate Center is pleased to announce its inaugural Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Book Prize, awarded annually to the best book on the decorative arts, design history, or material culture of the Americas. The prize will reward scholarly excellence and commitment to crossdisciplinary conversation.

Eligible titles include monographs, exhibition catalogues, and collections of essays in any language, published in print or in digital format. Submissions for books published in 2017 are due no later than March 1, 2018. The winner, announced on June 1, 2018, will be chosen by a committee of Bard Graduate Center faculty and will be honored with a symposium on the subject of the book. For full submission guidelines and to apply, visit