Community Award Recipients

This award recognizes individuals or organizations who have served the city of Somerville through their support of local arts, history and/or culture. This work may take place independently or in partnership with the Somerville Museum. The Somerville Museum limits the number of recipients to no more than three each year.


Pennie Taylor

Community Curator for Triple Decker Ecology; Inventor of Why the Long Face Game; Community Organizer.

Erica Jones + Dave Ortega (Somerville Media Center)

Thank you to Erica and Dave for making a great film about the Museum and recording a number of events we did at Aeronaut this year! Dave also worked to have music from the Union Square Playlist featured on public access for two years!