International Awards

Summit Creative Awards 
2013, Silver Award in public relations for the BOISE 150 campaign
2013, Silver Award in public relations for the THINKING 150 campaign

National Awards

American Association for State and Local History: Award of Merit
2014, Award of Merit for Leadership in History: Terri Schorzman
2014, Award of Merit for project: Historic South Boise Streetcar Station, for the renovation of an original trolley stop and incorporation of historic interpretation and public art

Harvard University Innovations in American Government Award
2015, Top 25 Programs Acknowledged by Harvard University’s Innovations in American Government Award
2013, Top 25 Programs Acknowledged by Harvard University’s Innovations in American Government Award

State Awards

Idaho Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
2022 Excellence Award: James Castle House

Association of Idaho Cities: City Achievement Award
2021 City Achievement Award in Community Engagement: So We Did: Celebrating Women's Suffrage at 100
2019 City Achievement Award in Economic & Community Development: James Castle House

Preservation Idaho: Orchid Award

2023 Contribution to Historic Preservation Award: Erma Hayman House 

2019 Cultural Heritage Preservation Award: James Castle House

2014, Excellence in Historic Preservation: Oregon Trail Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation. Public investment in an iconic example of Boise’s infrastructure will allow this historic structure to continue its reign as the queen of Boise River bridges. City partners will receive award certificates: Public Works, Planning and Development, and Parks & Rec

2014, Excellence in Cultural Heritage Preservation: Boise 150 - Boise Sesquicentennial Celebration. This year-long celebration sparked an incredible public interest in local history and resulted in events and activities which promoted awareness of the historic richness and diversity

American Planning Association-Idaho Chapter: Gem Award
2017, Karen Bubb on behalf of City of Boise for its Cultural Master Plan for comprehensive, city-wide cultural plan—the first in Boise’s history—lays the groundwork for the next five to ten years of development and is a legacy document for future generations to measure against and build upon. Working with the community, the Boise City Department of Arts & History is investing in culture to strengthen the creative economy.

Idaho State Historical Society: Esto Perpetua Award
2014, Esto Perpetus Award to BOISE 150 for it's significant contributions to Idaho history

Idaho Press Club
2011, 1st Place Public Relations
2010, 1st Place, Public Relations
2009, 1st Place, Online Media/ Web Design, 1st Place, Public Relations

Idaho Business Review
2012, (50) Women of the Year, Terri Schorzman

State of Idaho Governor's Awards in the Arts
2014, Excellence in Arts Administration: Terri Schorzman
2012, Excellence in Arts Administration: Karen Bubb

City of Boise
2013, Department Director of The Year: Terri Schorzman
2010, Employee of the Year: Josh Olson
2009, Employee of the Year: Karen Bubb

Idaho Smart Growth
2014, Grow Smart Awards: Community Excellence, 30th Street Cultural Arts Plan