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About the Somerville Museum


Programs in 2014

Museum News Fall 2013


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

What's Going On

The museum will be closed during July and August for inventory and construction of a new entranceway on Westwood Road that includes a wheel chair lift and portico.


PostcardProject LOCAL - Immigrant Dreams and Realities in Somerville ended in June 28 and was a great success.Take a look at photos of the opening reception on Facebook, and be sure to tag our local artists and their admirers!

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Review of the exhibit from the Somerville Times [PDF]



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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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