The Autry Public History Prize
The Autry Public History Prize is awarded annually to media exhibits, public programs, or written works that contribute to a broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or serve as a model of professional public history practice in the history of the North American West. The award consists of a $1,000 prize and a certificate to the award recipient. The prize is made possible by the generous support of the Autry National Center.
To be eligible for the award in 2017, the project must have been completed in 2016. When submitting material for consideration please follow the 2017 Autry Prize Submission Guidelines. These projects include, but are not limited to, the following areas:
Please note that non-fiction books and journal articles are not eligible for this award.
2016 | Oakland Museum of California for the exhibition Pacific Worlds
2015 | South El Monte Arts Posse for ""East of East: Mapping Community Narratives", digital archive, Columbia University, 2015. Click here to read more.