President Obama to Award 2010 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal March 2

News   President Obama to Award 2010 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal March 2
 
On March 2 at 1:45 PM ET, President Obama will award the 2010 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to 20 honorees in the East Room.

President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama

The 2010 National Medal of Arts recipients include Robert Brustein, Van Cliburn, Mark di Suvero, Donald Hall, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Quincy Jones, Harper Lee, Sonny Rollins, Meryl Streep and James Taylor.

The 2010 National Humanities Medal will be presented to Daniel Aaron, Bernard Bailyn, Jacques Barzun, Wendell E. Berry, Roberto González Echevarría, Stanley Nider Katz, Joyce Carol Oates, Arnold Rampersad, Philip Roth and Gordon Wood.

The First Lady will also attend the event, which will be live streamed at www.WhiteHouse.gov/Live.

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