Crystal Bridges Announces First Recipient of $200K Don Tyson Prize

by Jan Cottingham  on Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2016 10:34 am   2 min read

John Tyson and Alice Walton will present the $200,000 prize to the Archives of American Art at an event in Washington on Oct. 21. An award created by artist Troy Anderson, a bronze sculpture titled "Forged From the Earth," will also be presented to the archives. (Submitted photo)

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is giving the first Don Tyson Prize, a $200,000 award, to the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art.

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