The Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) selected The Trout Gallery as the 2018 recipient of the James W. Dodge Foreign Language Advocate Award.  This award honors an individual or institution outside the world language profession for work on behalf of languages and language learning.

PSMLA 2017 Merit Award The Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) selects The Trout Gallery for its 2017 Merit Award in support of world languages for its work in connecting language and art. Heather Flaherty (Curator of Education) received this award on behalf of the museum's education program on October 5, 2017.