History, Art, and Culture

For more than a century, the Somerville Museum has shared the history, art, and culture of our city. Here you can find some of our previous events, lectures, and exhibits highlighting the excellent work of valuable members of the Somerville community.

Voices from Somerville’s Haitian Community (Virtual Event)
This event is part of a Somerville Museum Zoom Series called Voices from Somerville: Culture, Community and History.
October 14, 2020
Reading Frederick Douglass Together (Virtual Program)
A collaboration with MassHumanities and the Somerville Media Center
July 2, 2020

So The 1918 Flu Hit Your Family Too? (Virtual Lecture)
Lori Lyn Price
June 24, 2020
Boston, Somerville and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (Virtual Lecture)
Dan Breen
May 13, 2020
The Spiritual Music of Henry Hadley (Video)
Dan Breen and Mina Cho
January 16, 2020
Masks of Boston (Online Exhibit)
Photographer, Katherine Taylor
Summer 2020

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