Union of Artists of Azerbaijan
An organizational arrangement in the sphere of arts had begun in the republic, in 1920, which was ended with creation of Union of the Soviet Artists of Azerbaijan, in 1932. Union of Artists of Azerbaijan celebrated its 65th anniversary, in 2006. Opening of exposition dedicated to development of arts in the republic during the last decades was held for jubilee.
A prize named after the artist-miniaturist of the 16th century, Soltan Muhammad was instituted by Union of Artists of Azerbaijan and this premium is conferred once every two years to artists and art critics.