This award is named in honor of long-time Museum volunteer and supporter, Thomas Battinelli (1929-2017). It recognizes and celebrates individuals or organizations who have demonstrated exceptional support of the Museum, promoting its mission and strengthening it as an institution. The Somerville Museum also limits the number of recipients for this award to no more than three each year. Current Museum Trustees are not considered for this award.
Graphic Designer, Council of Advisors + Programming Committee, Collection Care, Front reception volunteer; Thank you for all you do to help the Museum be successful and innovative!
Webmaster, co-chair of the Council of Advisors
Thank you to Richard Graf for going above and beyond to guide all of the Museum’s the capital projects to a successful and elegant solution!
Co-Recipient with the Somerville Museum of the American Association of State and Local History’s 2017 Leadership in History Award of Merit for the project Union Square at Work and the Union Square Playlist.
The Somerville Garden Club
Lucy Borodkin, Rita Edmunds, Irene Heim, Eleanor Ramsay, Laura Ramsay, Susann Wilkinson