Israel Museum

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29 September 2011
Hakira, Ruppin Boulevard, 91710, Jerusalem
00 972 2 670 8811

Stars of the Museum's collection are the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest biblical manuscripts in the world. The Israel Museum proudly announced in 2010 the creation of the Shpilman International Prize for Excellence in Photography, to be awarded every second year. Initiated by the Shpilman Family and the Shpilman Institute for Photography together with the Israel Museum with the joint objectives of stimulating, encouraging and cultivating international research projects in photography and of broadening the range of photographic investigations which integrate theoretical issues with practical ones. There is a prize in the amount of $ 45,000 awarded.