The medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding artistic achievements. This year's recipients are:
- Craftswoman Erika Lagerbielke
- Architect Hans Bäckström
- Artist Claes Bäckström
- Textile designer May Bente Aronsen (Norway)
- Artist Matti Kujasalo
The Prince Eugen medal was instituted by King Gustaf V in connection with Prince Eugen's 80th birthday in 1945.