About the Arts & Humanities Awards

The NEPR Arts and Humanities Awards recognizes those who have made a positive impact on the arts and humanities and brings awareness to the critical role played by musicians, artists, dancers, writers, teachers and cultural institutions in western New England.

For more information on the Arts & Humanities Awards, contact Vanessa Cerillo at 413-735-6605 or vcerillo@nepr.net

Learn how you can nominate an individual or organization before January 30, 2019. 

Past recipients of the Arts & Humanities Award:


Magdalena Gómez 
Carolyn Kuan, Hartford Symphony Orchestra
The Literacy Project
David Tebaldi, Mass Humanities


Ty Allan Jackson
Northampton Jazz Workshop
Barry Moser


Amherst Cinema
Community Access to the Arts
María Luisa Arroyo
Tracy Kidder


Community Music School of Springfield
Andrew Lawrence
Karen Skolfield


Jane Yolen
The Performance Project/First Generation
Easthampton City Arts


Michael Mucci
June Millington
Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Enchanted Circle


The Young@Heart Chorus
Josh Simpson
Gary Bernice


Peter Blanchette
Steve Hays of the Drama Studio
The Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT
Aric Bieganek, teacher at Community Music School of Springfield


Evelyn Harris
The Springfield Museums
Matthew Mitchell


Kevin Rhodes, Music Director, The Springfield Symphony Orchestra