Sylvia Ardyn Boone Prize

The Sylvia Ardyn Boone Prize is awarded for the best written work by a graduate student on African or African-American art. The Boone Photo of Sylvia Ardyn Booneprize is jointly administered by the Departments of African American Studies and History of Art.

Vera Wells, Yale ’71, established the award to honor the memory of  Sylvia Boone, a noted scholar of African art, who was the first tenured African-American woman on the Yale faculty. 

Learn more about Art History Scholar Sylvia Ardyn Boone

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