American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters

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American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters US association formed by the merger (1977) of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The academy's membership is limited to 250 individuals of literary, musical, or artistic achievement. Awards are given annually for distinguished and creative work in painting, sculpture, literature, and drama.

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