Lecture Series

Barbara Donohue, Copp’s Hill Burial Ground

Sunday, June 9, 2019: 2–3pm

Donohue, an urban archeaologist by training, will speak about her investigations into the Evolution of Copp’s Hill Burial Ground in Boston. Hosted by Historic Somerville. $10 ticket, sign up today!


Summer Programming

Frederick Douglass Reading

Thursday, June 27th: 7-8:30pm @ Bow Market

The Somerville Museum pairs up with Bow Market to present a public reading of Frederick Douglass’s famous 4th of July address. The event will be held at Bow Market on the day the City of Somerville celebrates the holiday with fireworks.

Discussion leader: Keidrick Roy. Sponsored by Mass Humanities.


History of Speakeasies: Talk by Dan Breen

Thursday, July 18th: 6:30-8pm @ Aeronaut Brewery

A collaboration between Aeronaut Brewery and Somerville Museum. Speaker, Dan Breen, will talk to the history of speakeasies in the Boston and Somerville area. The event will be held at Aeronaut. $10 suggested donation; members free.


Italy Lecture, Fall 2019

Join us for a talk by John Superti, on what makes Italy a great place to visit. You’ll leave wanting to book your next trip! More details to follow.