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Thank you Somerville for making our book sale a rousing success!

Because of you, the museum now has $1600.00 to apply to new programs, expanding our collections, and to improving our ability to document and communicate the beauty of this great city. Stay tuned!



About the Somerville Museum


Programs in 2015


The Somerville Museum plays a central role in preserving the past, reflecting the present, and helping to shape the future of this diverse urban community. It seeks to engage our audience in an on-going dialogue with local artists, scholars, and educators to foster cultural education and understanding.

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Visit by appointment only, except during special exhibitions.
During special exhibitions, gallery hours are:
   Thursdays 2 - 7 p.m.
   Fridays 2 - 5 p.m.
   Saturdays 12 - 5 p.m. and by appointment


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

What's Going On

October 4 through December

Union Square at Work


Photos and stories of people who work in Somerville's oldest commercial district. The exhibit also features music from bands and artists working in Union Square, as well as historical images of some of the Square's major employers in years past.

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Article about the exhibit from Boston Globe


Museum hours:
   Thursdays 2 - 7 p.m.
   Fridays 2 - 5 p.m.
   Saturdays 12 - 5 p.m.


Opening reception:

Photos by Skip Murray

Jennifer Kimball



Sunday, November 15, 2015, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Union Square at Work: Concert featuring Jennifer Kimball
The Union Square at Work exhibit includes songs from 20 Union Square bands and artists. Come join us for a concert featuring the gorgeous, open-hearted vocals of critically acclaimed, Boston Music Award winning singer-songwriter Jennifer Kimball. (Kimball is also a Union Square resident). Tickets:  $15 general admission/$12 for students, seniors and Somerville Museum members.

Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
From Fantasy to Fandango: Early Guitar Music from Spain. 
Olav Chris Henriksen (vihuela, Renaissance & Baroque guitars) will play some of the finest Spanish music for early plucked instruments, including works by Milan, Narvaez, Mudarra, Valderrábano, Sanz, Santa Cruz, de Murcia & others.
Admission is $19 for the general public, $14 for students, seniors, and Museum members.More about Early Music Afternoons

Soverville Arts CouncilWednesday, December 26:30-8pm
Reinvigorating a Neighborhood through Arts, Culture, and Food: The Somerville Council's ArtsUnion/Nibble Project

Friday,December 11, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Joint Winter Holiday Party with Historic Somerville

Live music, good food, historic clothing fashion show, raffles and prizes.
General admission: $10; members, volunteers and supporters free.
For more information, email or call 617-666-9810 and leave a message.



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