Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts (Spain)

The Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts (Spanish: Medalla de Oro al Mérito en las Bellas Artes) is awarded by the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Spain[1] to individuals or institutions excelling in artistic or cultural creation or to those that have provided valuable services to promotion of art and culture or to conservation of artistic heritage.

Medal's ribbon

The medals were created by means of a December 1969 decree.[2] They are bestowed on an annual basis.[2]

Award recipientsEdit

Some award recipients include:


  1. ^ "Llegan a Pamplona los primeros galardonados con Medallas a las Bellas Artes". EFE. 2 March 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Arzak y la Fundación BBVA, premiados con la Medalla de Oro al Mérito en las Bellas Artes". El Imparcial. 20 February 2009.
  3. ^ "Relación de premiados del año 1999" [1999 List of Winners] (PDF) (in Spanish). Ministry of Culture. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 November 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  4. ^ Galán, Diego (5 April 2016). "Muere Chus Lampreave, rostro emblemático del cine español". El País (in Spanish). ISSN 1134-6582. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Gregorio Marañón y Cristina Iglesias, Medalla de Oro de las Bellas Artes". La Tribuna de Toledo (in Spanish). Toledo. 30 December 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2019.

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