Kosuth was awarded a Cassandra Foundation Grant in 1968, at the age of 23, as the choice of Marcel Duchamp one week before he died. In 1993, he received the Menzione d'Onore at the Venice Biennale and was named a Chevalier de l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres . In 1999, in honour of his work, the French government issued a 3-franc postage stamp in Figeac. In 2001, he received the Laurea Honoris Causa doctorate in Philosophy and Letters from the University of Bologna . In 2003, Kosuth was awarded the Austrian Republic's highest honour for accomplishments in science and culture, the Decoration of Honour in Gold .   Other awards include the Brandeis Award (1990) and the Frederick Weisman Award (1991). The Addison Gallery of American Art (Andover, Massachusetts), the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art (Norman, Oklahoma), the Honolulu Museum of Art , the Centre for International Light Art ( Unna , Germany), the Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon (Lyon, France), the National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia), the Saint Louis Art Museum (St. Louis, Missouri,), the University of Arizona Museum of Art (Tucson, Arizona), and the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City) are among the museums holding work by Joseph Kosuth. 
We are having an open house with a tour of our facility on Wednesday, June 9th from 10:00 . until 2:00 . with lunch provided. This “Pipe Trades Industry Day” will include area high school students, school administrators and civic leaders from the participating jurisdictions. There will be interactive learning, trainers covering green awareness, fire safety, career opportunities, and a chance to observe the competition. A remote radio broadcast, along with Washington, . area sports professionals, will be onsite to help encourage young men and women on choosing rewarding career paths.