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About the Somerville Museum


The Somerville Museum seeks to engage the community in an on-going dialogue with local artists, scholars, and educators to foster cultural education and understanding.

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During special exhibitions, museum hours are:  

  Thursdays 2 - 7 p.m.

  Fridays 2 - 5 p.m.

  Saturdays 12 - 5 p.m.

Funding provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Historical Commission, and members of the Somerville Museum.

What's Going On



Sunday, January 8, 3:00 p.m. 

La Folia: Renaissance and Baroque Masterpieces from Spain.  

Ensemble Très Maresienne (Lisa Brooke, violin; Olav Chris Henriksen, vihuela & Baroque guitar; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba) perform music by Ortiz, Cabezon, Milan, Selma, Scarlatti, Sanz and de Murcia. The concert will feature four very different "Folia" variation sets spanning three centuries!

General admission: $20; $15 for students, seniors and Museum members. 

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Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

at the Aeronaut Brewing Company

Somerville History Trivia Night and Concert by Somerville's own Audrey Ryan

7 - 8 pm -- Test your knowledge of Somerville's past (or just hang out and enjoy the fun). Win history-related prizes! 
8 - 10 pm -- The Union Square Playlist presents Audrey Ryan at Aeronaut Brewing Co.'s Duck Village Stage Series.


Sunday, February 12, 3:00 p.m. 

In the Service of Her Majesty: Music from the World of Anthony Holborne. 

El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Mai-Lan Broekman, Paul Johnson, Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute, bandora & cittern) perform renaissance dances, ballad tunes and fantasies by Holborne and his contemporaries, including Byrd, Morley and John Johnson.

General admission: $20; $15 for students, seniors and Museum members. 

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