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As the only membership supported, community-based cultural institution of its kind in Somerville, 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. The Museum seeks to engage our audience in an on-going dialogue with local artists, scholars, and educators with the larger aim of fostering cultural education and understanding.

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


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What's Going On

Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

Stylus Phantasticus: Capricious Music of the German Baroque

Ensemble Très Maresienne (Lisa Brooke, violin; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo & Baroque lute; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba) perform suites, variations and sonatas by Biber, Reusner, Walther, Muffat, Buxtehude & Schmelzer.

Admission is $19 for the general public, $14 for students, seniors, and Museum members.

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