arts

A Celebration of Space

The celebration of space will be free and open to the public, and features five local science/space writers. Joelle Renstrom, Kate Becker, Daniel Hudon, Heather Hughes, and Ellen Goldstein will be reading space poetry, lyrical essays, world-building advice, and more, and we’ll have space-related art and visuals produced by VJ James Miller. Please check out […]


Artisan’s Asylum: The Watercolor Wonders of Supernova with Chie Yasuda (Live Demo)

Join us on Wednesday, September 26th for a talk and live demo by Chie Yasuda, a Somerville-based watercolor artist originally from Japan. Come and listen to her talk about her newest art series inspired by “supernova.” She will take this time to speak about her inspiration for her artwork and how science informs her creations. […]


Beginner DSLR Camera Workshop

With step-by-step instruction, students will learn how to navigate their digital cameras, maximize the potential of the camera, creatively control and master their dSLRs. No more than 10 students per class.


Conception Art Show

Come see @ 30 of Boston’s best emerging artists display and sell their latest works! We will have painters, photographers, sculptors, and more, including live music.  Please note our venue is for 21 years+ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JynYyTRPjs0#action=share Conception Exhibits are now taking place across the US, and have been featured in the Dallas Patron Magazine, Wall St […]


THANGsgiving 2017

THANGsgiving 2017 what: new music, poetry, dance and performative thangs when: Friday, November 24, 2017, from 10 am till 5 pm where: The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02143 how much: Free! THE PROGRAM: 10:00am to 5pm–performances but at noon, 7th inning stretch, music by joe brown–public participation, no […]


I-Opener Dance Autumn Festival

    The promised All Day I-Opener is here! We just want to play with you all day and we have so many treats to share with you: Grounding in Yoga warm up,  blissing out on Morning Ecstatic Dance, Workshops: Contact Improvisation or Thai Massage, diving into sublime melodies of John Hughes playing Kora, community dinner and […]


Meet Your Scout’s Honored Winners: Arts & Entertainment

COMMUNITY CLASSES: Artisan’s Asylum On any given day, Artisan’s Asylum courses include welding, tool training, computer making and bike building. There’s just no better place around to create something than this, where you’ll find the tools, the space (40,000 square feet of it!) and, most importantly, the incredible instructors who can make your vision come […]


Introduction to Digital Cameras Workshop

In this one-day class our aim is to introduce new photographers to their DSLR cameras, camera functions and basic photography concepts in order to obtain full use of the modern-day digital camera. The class will introduce students to photography fundamentals like aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Step by step students will learn how to navigate […]


The Post-Meridian Radio Players Present: Murders and Scandals!

Fan favorite Sherlock Holmes has returned alongside one Charlotte Dupin to puzzle through this year’s mysteries. The Murders in the Rue Morgue In this adaptation with a gender-swapped lead, Charlotte Dupin and her friend Edelle find themselves at the scene of a gruesome murder. Who could possibly have done this, and for what motive? A […]


E-Som Market: July

E-Som Market is back on Saturday, July 8 with a lineup of 17 local makers and small businesses, including local distiller Privateer Rum! They’re coming down from Ipswich to have some pancakes with us, Bob McCoy will be on the bar for your cocktail needs (and they’ll be bringing some samples with them, too!) Check […]


Dinosaurs and Armored Cats and Giant Robots—Oh My! | SCOUTV Episode #10

“People have pegged me as a whimsical sculptor,” says Somerville’s Hilary Scott. “I enjoy faces, I enjoy making large things. I think of myself as a problem solver.” At his home on Browning Road, you’ll find cats (and mice) gearing up for battle, along with rocket ships, sea creatures on the ceiling and dinosaurs in the yard. […]